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Sabhal Mòr Ostaig is the 3rd largest employer on the island providing year-round employment opportunities. With over 100 members of staff, we welcome applications from those who would like to be part of an encouraging working community, where the language is valued and there is an understanding of the importance of team in promoting and maintain the Gaelic language. Equalities is at the heart of Sabhal Mòr and we want everyone to have the opportunity to work through the medium of Gaelic.  With that in mind, we wish to have an inclusive environment in which everyone, whatever their disability, age, care experience, gender, nationality or identity, is able to participate without constraint.

Our Gaelic essential vacancies are advertised in Gaelic only. Where an advert appears bilingually, the role will require Gaelic as a desirable skill. Please check the Gaelic version of this page for further employment opportunities within Sabhal Mòr Ostaig



Deputy Head Chef

0.8 FTE Annualised Hours
Permanent contract, pension, 35 days holiday pro-rata

Would you like the opportunity to work in a College environment with a great campus location, catering on the Isle of Skye?

Our Hospitality Department works throughout the year, catering to residential students from September to May, and Events, Conferencing and Short Courses during Easter and the summer months.

We are looking for an experienced catering cook looking for an opportunity to support the running of a busy kitchen delivering a variety of catering offers. Gaelic speakers or those with an interest in learning Gaelic are encouraged to apply.

Further information as well as an application form can be found below. Closing date: Friday 24 September 2021.

Application forms to be submitted to by 5pm Friday 24 September 2021


Job Spec

Application Form

Equalities Form



  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!