Argyll College UHI offer further and higher education in one of the most geographically fragmented areas of Scotland. We are an academic partner of The University of the Highlands and Islands. The university operates through a partnership of thirteen colleges and research institutions, located throughout Argyll, the Highlands and Islands, Moray and Perthshire.

To support our work we are recruiting to the following role:

Tutor – Core Skills Numeracy

Salary range See below
DurationFixed Term
Working hoursPart Time
LocationAll Argyll College centres
Closing DateSunday 24 February 2019

We are seeking knowledgeable and motivated individuals to teach SQA Level 4, 5 and 6 Core Skills Numeracy  for daytime and evening classes.  Hours can be divided between a number of tutors according to their availability and location, but will be for a minimum of 2 hours per week per tutor.  The units to be delivered are accredited by the Scottish Qualifications Authority.

 You should hold a Numeracy or Mathematics qualification at level 6 or above, or a qualification with relevant content at that level.  You must possess the confidence and positive communication skills to put across your knowledge to the students, and be comfortable with day to day administration and paperwork. 


Payment will be at the standard certificated hourly teaching rate, which is £30.21 per hour plus an hourly payment in lieu of annual leave of £9.46, giving a total hourly rate of £39.67.

Ideally you will hold an appropriate teaching qualification - if you do not already hold a teaching qualification, you will be expected to undertake one in your first year with the college.  This is an excellent opportunity for career development

Protecting Vulnerable Groups

The Scottish Government have introduced a new membership scheme to replace and improve upon the current disclosure arrangements for people who work with vulnerable groups - The Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme (PVG Scheme)

All successful applicants must be registered on the PVG scheme. More information on PVG