North Highland College UHI is one of thirteen academic partners and research centres that make up the University of the Highlands and Islands. This unique partnership allows us to deliver further and higher education programmes at our Thurso, Halkirk, Dornoch and Alness campuses.

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

Educational Support Worker - Nigg

Salary range £21,403 - £22,703 pa pro-rata
Durationuntil August 2021
Working hours6 hours per week.
LocationNigg Skills Academy
Closing Date9:00am, Monday 28th September 2020.

North Highland College is looking for an enthusiastic, caring individual to support students studying from access to degree level within our mainstream courses, who have learning difficulties or impairments. The position is based at Nigg Skills Academy.   You will support student learning and will help them to overcome the barriers created by their disability. Disabilities can include but are not limited to dyslexia, a physical disability or other specific learning disability. 

You must have the ability to handle student expectations politely, professionally and empathetically and be able to demonstrate good communication skills.  Duties will include software training, scribing, reading, proof reading and assisting students in organising and prioritising course work as well as the provision of pastoral care and identifying strategies where there are behavioural issues.

This is a part-time position until August 2021, working 6 hours per week.


To apply: Please complete the forms below and return to

If you have any queries about the application process please contact - our postal address is:

Human Resources Team
North Highland College UHI
Ormlie Road
KW14 7EE