Newbattle Abbey College
Available vacancies at the college are listed below.

Part-time Lecturer in Social Sciences

An opportunity has arisen to join the Learning & Teaching team at the College to cover maternity leave. This role is as a part-time Lecturer in Social Sciences, and we are looking for an enthusiastic and committed individual with experience of teaching Social Science subjects. The successful candidate will be educated to degree level in the relevant subjects, and while a Post Graduate teaching qualification or TQFE is desirable, it is not essential. We would be particularly pleased to consider candidates with a background in Sociology, although the ability to teach a range of subjects would be a distinct advantage.

Some experience of working in Further Education in Scotland would be an advantage, as would a good knowledge of technology to support delivery of online learning and teaching.

Job Description & Person Specification  
Salary £34,170 – £32,357 (pro rata) per annum – dependent on experience and qualifications
Closing date Friday 18 December 2020
Interviews To be held by arrangement with candidates
Job description and specification Please download

If you need to discuss any aspect of the role, please contact Joyce Clark in the first instance at

Please download and complete the following forms when applying for this position:

Completed forms should be returned to Joyce Clark, Newbattle Abbey College, Newbattle Road, Dalkeith, EH22 3LL. Or email to  

Co-opted Director – Newbattle Abbey College

Newbattle Abbey College Board of Directors are looking for exceptional candidates to join them as a co-opted director. This is an exciting opportunity to help shape the strategic direction of the college and ensure the good governance of the college and its activities. The Board is particularly interested in candidates with experience in any of the following areas – finance, HR, law or corporate business.

Please click to download an application pack.

How to apply

Candidates for this position should provide a brief CV, a personal statement of no more than 500 words, a covering letter and a completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring form. These should be sent to or posted to Joyce Clark, Business & Resources Manager, Newbattle Abbey College, Dalkeith EH22 3LL

Newbattle Abbey College is committed to the pursuit of equality of opportunity, promoting diversity and challenging discrimination.

No CVs (personal or agency) accepted. Method of applying is by fully completed application form.