Nautical Lecturer


We are seeking a suitably qualified person to join our team of lecturers to plan, deliver and assess nautical training at all levels up to HNC and HND courses in Nautical Science. This will include delivering both theoretical and practical training to a wide variety of students including school pupils, fishermen and merchant navy cadets and officers.

Applicants should have a minimum of a UK Officer of the Watch (Unlimited) Certificate of Competency (STCW II/1) or equivalent plus relevant seagoing experience and knowledge of the legislation affecting merchant ships.

A full job description and person specification are available below.

The salary will be between £28,784 and £41,844 depending on qualifications and experience.

The successful candidate must be eligible to take up immediate employment in the UK, must pass an Enhanced Disclosure Scotland Check and will be required to join the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme (PVG Scheme) or undergo a PVG Scheme Update; a PVG self-declaration form (available below) must be completed as part of the application process.

Interested persons are encouraged to contact Laura Burden for an informal discussion (, 01595 772028).

The closing date for applications is 5.00 pm on Friday 18th September 2020.

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To Apply

To apply for this post please read the application instructions available below, complete the application form, the equal opportunities monitoring form and the PVG self-declaration form, and return them all by 5.00 pm on Friday 18th September 2020.

The completed forms may be submitted by email to, or by post to:

Mrs F Tulloch
Head of Central Support Services
NAFC Marine Centre
Port Arthur
Shetland ZE1 0UN



NAFC Marine Centre is the operating name of the Shetland Fisheries Training Centre Trust. Scottish Charity Number SC003715

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