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External Examiner for STREAP

We are seeking to make the appointment of an External Examiner for our successful STREAP Programme, postgraduate teaching certificate in Gaelic medium education, to start immediately. This post will normally be for a period of 4 years but will be dependent on continued funding from Scottish Government.

This postgraduate programme was developed jointly by Sabhal Mòr Ostaig UHI, and the University of Aberdeen, in consultation with key staff from local authorities and experienced Gaelic medium teachers. Both the development and delivery of this programme have been funded by the Scottish Government. Our STREAP programme aims to meet the needs of fully qualified educationalists who want to enhance and extend professional practice in the teaching of subject/stage through the medium of Gaelic.

The programme covers a range of theoretical, historical and policy perspectives – interpretive, social, creative – relating to immersion and bilingual teaching and the promotion of Gaelic Medium Education.

It develops participants’ personal Gaelic language skills, competence and confidence in classroom practice and critical reflection in the Gaelic medium context.

We require an examiner who currently works on related courses within Higher Education, who is fluent in Gaelic and experience of Gaelic Medium Education. However, we will consider candidates with other relevant experience.

To express interest please send a current CV to Catriona MacDonald at the University of Aberdeen at




Housekeeping Assistants / Full-time

£8.68 per hour

Do you enjoy working in a busy place as part of a lively team? We have  2 full-time positions in our Hospitality Department and would like to hear from you.  Training will be given to all as well as the opportunity to learn or improve your Gaelic. Applicants will be required to go through Disclosure Scotland.

Applicationsto be in by 5pm on the 22.09.2017

Application forms to be submitted to


  Job Description

  Application Form


There may be further employment oppertunities available on the Gaelic version of this page.


  Job Application Form (PDF)    Job Application Form

Listen to this sound file and try out some simple Gaelic phrases that will be useful for you if starting at the College with little or no Gaelic.  Go on, give it a go!