Senior Instructor – Agricultural Engineer

Location Scotland
Discipline: Agriculture, Farming, Machinery, Technical & Engineering, Specialist Education
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £Salary: £28,626 - £30,684 per annum
Contact name: Michelle Gilmour

Job ref: 15814LP
Published: 25 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

Senior Instructor – Agricultural Engineer

£28,626 - £30,684per annum

Full Time, Permanent

Dumfries, Scotland

Ref: ASWF/ILM/008/22 

SRUC is unique in Scotland and one of the largest organisations of its kind in Europe. Our ambitious and exciting vision is to work at local, national and international levels, leading innovation and sustainable development in agriculture and rural sectors. 

Are you a service engineer looking for a new challenge? We are seeking a highly motivated individual to help consolidate and grow SRUC’s engineering education and training provision at our Barony Campus. 

The successful candidate will have proven skills in the service, maintenance, diagnostics and repair of modern machines and have the ability to understand and operate a range of machinery in a safe and efficient manner. 

Previous experience of instructing techniques is not essential as training will be provided to the successful candidate. Key responsibilities of the Instructor will include: 

  • Contributing to the delivery of education, training and assessment – focused on a wide range of practical skills as well as classroom teaching

  • Planning and preparing an engaging, inclusive learning experience to progress learning, working both independently and cooperatively with others where relevant

  • Maintaining appropriate records of teaching, assessment and attendance and providing educational guidance, counselling and tutorials as required to students

  • Ensuring that campus-based and work-based learning programmes meet as a minimum the relevant contractual and QA requirements

  • Ensuring compliance with the policy and guidelines on health and safety in teaching

  • Working with the Programme Team Leader to help identify opportunities to further develop the academic portfolio to increase student recruitment

  • Maintaining appropriate liaison with the land-based industries and ensuring that personal skills and qualifications are updated

Further details on the requirements of this role can be found in the Job Particulars document which you must read before applying for this role. This is downloadable when you click the link below. 

Apply online by clicking on the 'Apply Now' button. You will be redirected to the SRUC job vacancy page.

Closing date: 19th August 2022.

SRUC Leading the way in Agricultural and Rural Research, Education & Consultancy

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***Overseas applicants, please note that this job is not sponsored, so please DO NOT apply unless you have the legal right to live and work in the UK and you are already living in Scotland within daily commutable distance of Dumfries***