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

Salary range £20,753 - £22,042 (pro-rata)
DurationUntil the end of the academic session
Working hours12 hours per week, term-time only
Closing Date9.00am, Wednesday 23 January 2019

North Highland College is looking for an enthusiastic, caring individual to assist students who have learning difficulties or impairments within our mainstream courses. The position is based at our main Thurso campus.   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.  You will need to be computer literate, car owner and in possession of a clean, current driving licence. 


To apply, please download and complete the forms linked above. These may be emailed 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