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Director of Learning and Teaching

North Highland College UHI
Director of Learning and Teaching
Competitive Salary

North Highland College UHI is an academic partner of the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI), a progressive and innovative University located in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland that dares to be different. As a tertiary institution we respond to local, regional and national educational needs from entry-level training all the way through to PhD opportunities. A key player within the UHI, we bring a multiplicity of strengths to the partnership through our breadth of curriculum and innovative learning, teaching and training methods.

The College is committed to support the individual, social and economic development of the people, communities and businesses of Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross by providing inclusive, accessible and relevant vocational and other learning opportunities in a positive and supportive environment.

As Director of Learning and Teaching, you will be responsible for the strategic and academic leadership of learning, teaching and the overall student experience within the College.

The ideal candidate will be degree qualified with a sound awareness and understanding of the issues which impact on the FE and HE sector in Scotland.  Along with relevant management experience, you will have good knowledge of the key aspects of the Scottish Government’s policy for tertiary education and economic development.

You will have the ability to develop, articulate and implement a vision and strategy for the achievement of excellent for the College as well as being able to develop practical and innovative strategies to maximise the College’s performance.

For more information on the College, the opportunity and how to apply, please visit

For a confidential discussion please contact Donogh O’Brien at our recruitment partners, Aspen People on 0141 212 7555.

Closing date for applications: Monday 6th December 2021
Initial longlist interviews: w/c 10th January 2022
Final shortlist interviews: w/c 24th January 2022