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North East Scotland College, Aberdeen City Campus, Gallowgate, AB25 1BN
£35,170 - £43,357 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

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Job Description

Internal/External Advertisement

Lecturer in Accounting
Full Time/Aberdeen City Campus
Salary:  £35,170.00- £43,357.00 per annum


We currently have a vacancy for a Lecturer in Accounting, on a full-time basis.  This post will involve developing and delivering a variety of topics for groups of students studying a range of courses with accounting requirements.  We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated individual with a passion for teaching who is keen to pass on their knowledge of accounting to our students. 

The ideal candidate should have an excellent working knowledge of and a skill set relevant to Accounting, qualified to at least SCQF level 9 or equivalent, in the subject area and have suitable and up-to-date experience in a relevant vocational area. 

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are key aspects of the role, together with the ability to build and maintain effective relationships with students and colleagues.  Teaching experience is not essential.

The College encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds.


The closing date for applications will be 21st April 2023


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For more information on this vacancy please visit our My Job Scotland website page on

North East Scotland College is an Equal Opportunities college welcoming applications from a diverse background. Most posts within North East Scotland College are classed as regulated work with children and/or protected adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidate for a role identified as regulated work will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check.

Person Specification

(criteria marked * are desirable, all others are essential)



  1. Working knowledge of accounting practices
  2. Good communication skills
  3. Good presentation skills
  4. Good interpersonal skills
  5. Good organisational skills
  6. Ability to develop and use appropriate learning/teaching/training materials
  7. Computer literate
  8. * Knowledge and/or experience of the use of electronic learning materials


  1. Degree or equivalent qualification (SCQF Level 9) in a related subject area
  2. Up to date skills and/or experience in an area of accounting
  3. * Teaching or training experience
  4. * Teaching qualification (TQFE or equivalent)
  5. * Assessment experience
  6. * Assessment qualification
  7. * GTC registration


  1. Effective team player who actively supports others
  2. Builds and maintains effective relationships with students and colleagues
  3. Prioritises work effectively
  4. Meets deadlines
  5. Personally well-organised


  1. Evidence of commitment to equal opportunities
  2. Own practice reflects good health and safety practice
  3. Has undertaken mandatory staff development (if internal candidate)
  4. Evidence of commitment to continuing professional development
  5. *Driving Licence and willingness to use own vehicle for business purposes.
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