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To contact the College HR Department please email: hr@borderscollege.ac.uk or telephone (01896) 662502.

Please note that we do not accept CVs, only applications completed on the Borders College application form will be considered.

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Life Models

Location: Scottish Borders Campus- Galashiels

Salary £12.6086 per hour

We are seeking to appoint Life Models for our life drawing class commencing shortly within the Scottish Borders Campus. You will be required for 5x2 hour evening sessions in the first instance.

 

Applications forms are available from the HR Department or can be downloaded above.

 

The closing date for applications is Friday 2nd September 2016.

Learning Support Advisors

Location: Scottish Borders Campus- Galashiels

Salary £25,435 per annum pro rata

Part Time, Permanent- 15 hours per week per post

Term Time Only

 

We are looking to appoint 3 part time Learning Support Advisors. You will be required to work with lecturing staff to identify students who may require learning support. You'll also undertake appropriate assessment of additional support needs and implement and monitor learning support plans in order to minimise barriers to learning and support learner success.

 

For further information please click here for a copy of the job description and person specification. Application forms are available from the HR Department or can be downloaded above.

 

The closing date for applications is Monday 5th September 2016.

Learning Assistants

Location: Scottish Borders Campus- Galashiels

Salary £16,453 per annum pro rata

Part Time

 

We are seeking to appoint Learning Assistants to provide support for learning activities in order to minimise barriers to learning and promote independence.

 

For further information please click here for a copy of the job description and person specification. Application forms are available from the HR Department of can be downloaded above.

 

The closing date for applications is Monday 5th September 2016.

Learning Support Specialist

Location: Scottish Borders Campus - Galashiels

Salary £35,830 per annum

Full Time, Permanent- 35 hours per week

Join one of Scotland’s most successful colleges as a key individual developing and delivering its learning support service.

 

Borders College has one of the best records of learner success in Scotland and makes an essential contribution to the education and training of the Borders workforce.  It will introduce its new Access and Inclusion Strategy in 2016/17 to which its learning support service will make a vital contribution.  The College prides itself in how well it prepares students to join the workforce or for further study, promoting independence in learning and high levels of knowledge and skill.

 

We are looking for an individual who shares our values and our commitment to providing the best possible learning experience to our students, who is educated to degree level either in teaching or psychology, with postgraduate training and experience in learning support.

 

If you are passionate about helping people overcome the barriers they have to learning, have a thorough knowledge and understanding of the challenges they may face and are able to direct and support other staff in adapting their teaching, learning and assessment approaches so that they work for all then we are very interested in hearing from you.

 

For further information please click here for a copy of the job description and person specification. Application forms are available from the HR Department or can be downloaded above.

 

The closing date for applications is Monday 5th September 2016.

Programme Leader - Creative and Digital Industries

Location: Scottish Borders Campus - Galashiels

Salary £39,589 per annum

Full Time, Permanent- 35 hours per week

 

We are looking for a dynamic and motivated individual to lead our newly formed curricular area of ' Creative and Digital industries’

 

Working with the Head of Faculty, you will ensure that all student related activity is effectively and efficiently managed.  You will also contribute to the development and implementation of our strategic and operational plan. Flexible and committed to delivering a high quality learning experience, you will tackle the changing needs of the college head on.

 

The desirable applicant should have a proven track record within further education, staff management and industrial experience within one of the areas of creative industries or computing science. 

 

The successful candidate will be responsible for the further development of these curricular areas and the building of a new team. 

 

For further information please click here for a copy of the job description and person specification. Application forms are available from the HR Department or can be downloaded above.

 

The closing date for applications is Monday 5th September 2016.

Principal and Chief Executive

Location: Scottish Borders Campus- Galashiels

Salary £103,623 plus £8,000 relocation package

 

Based in Galashiels, Borders College is the largest provider of post- compulsory education in the Scottish Borders with 1,270 full- time learners and 3,950 part-time learners. The College is engaged in a large number of partnerships in the Borders and plays a leading role in learning and skills development in the region. As an active member of the local Community Planning Partnership at an operational and strategic level the College works with local employers to make a key contribution to driving forward social and economic development in the area.

 

We are now seeking to appoint a new Principal and Chief Executive. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced professional to lead a successful institution and build upon the strong team work between students and staff. It will need someone who shares and can successfully realise our values- Inspiring; Collaborative;  Innovative; Supportive and Excellent.

 

As Principal and Chief Executive you will lead an innovative, responsive and sustainable College that strives for successful outcomes for all students and motivates its staff to deliver outstanding performance, and is highly regarded by partners, employers and the wider community.

 

You will have a significant and successful track record of strategic leadership and management at a senior level within a complex environment. With a sound understanding of financial accountability and good governance you will provide both academic and managerial leadership. A clear thinker and excellent communicator, you will have an inclusive management style and a passionate commitment to take forward and deliver the College vision and mission for the success of our students, staff and the communities we serve.

 

For more information on the role and how to apply please visit http://www.aspenpeople.co.uk/borderscollege.  For a confidential discussion please contact Donogh O'Brien or Andrew Thomson at Aspen People on 0141 212 7555.

 

Closing date: Friday 23rd September 2016.