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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 of British Sign Language

Salary range see below
Duration Fixed Term
Working hours Part-time
Location Oban, Lochgilphead, Helensburgh, Islay, Rothesay.
Closing Date Friday 2 March 2017

Tutor of British Sign Language

 We are seeking a knowledgeable and motivated person to teach an Introduction to British Sign Language course (SQA unit F8Y0 09) at various Argyll College UHI centres around Argyll.

The classes come to a total of 30 hours - 2 hours a week over 15 weeks.

Candidates should be proficient in  Deaf Awareness, have the ability to communicate effectively with the British Sign Language, ability to identify deadlines, prioritise demands, set own workloads and use own initiative. Candidates must be committed to delivering the full course. A British Sign Language qualification is desirable, however not essential. Ideal candidates will have experience in an education or teaching environment and be confident in assessing students’ attainment in the course.

Payment for 2 hours per week will be at the standard Certificated hourly teaching rate, which is £31.52 per hour plus an hourly payment in lieu of annual leave of £5.90, giving a total hourly rate of £37.42 per hour.

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