Lead Scotland
Lead Scotland

Charity registered in Scotland SC003949

Lead (Linking Education and Disability) Scotland lead.org.uk is a voluntary organisation that exists to widen access to learning for disabled young people and adults and carers across Scotland.

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Learning Coordinator Moray (Digital Progression Project)

  • Part time
  • £22,102 pro-rata
  • Moray
  • Closing 10th September 2018

We seek a part-time Learning Coordinator to deliver informal, non-formal and formal learning programmes in the Moray region to individuals and small groups of disabled people and carers and to small groups of practitioners.

The successful applicants will be committed to:

1) Empowering and supporting disabled people and carers to overcome barriers and embark on personalised learning journeys, making positive, sustained transitions into their chosen progression routes.

2) Being an active part of the Lead Scotland team as we develop new, exciting learning opportunities in the north and east of Scotland for 2018 to 2020.

You will be responsible for

1) Delivering defined learning programmes to around 20 disabled people and carers and 5 practitioners per year (project total 220 participants). You will deliver our accredited CALA qualification, the AAA qualification, our Thinking Digitally qualification and other courses as defined by learners.

2) Working alongside and supporting volunteers in delivering learning.

Experience of managing volunteers would be an advantage, as would a track record of experience in community learning and adult guidance and support.

This post will suit those who are passionate about the transformative power of adult learning, who have excellent communication skills and a flexible and creative approach to problem-solving.

You must be enthusiastic with good organisational skills and have previous experience of supporting disabled people experiencing a range of barriers, of working one-to-one with learners, and of designing and delivering learning programmes. A full driving licence and access to a car is essential. You will hold an Assessors Award, or be willing to work towards this.

This post is home-based in Moray. The work will involve some visits to learner’s homes and involves regulated work for which a PVG will be required.

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Learning Coordinator Highland (Digital Progression Project)

  • Full time
  • £22,102
  • Highland
  • Closing 3rd December 2018

We seek a full-time Learning Coordinator to deliver informal, non-formal and formal learning programmes in the Highland region to individuals and small groups of disabled people and carers and to small groups of practitioners.

The successful applicants will be committed to:

1) Empowering and supporting disabled people and carers to overcome barriers and embark on personalised learning journeys, making positive, sustained transitions into their chosen progression routes.

2) Being an active part of the Lead Scotland team as we develop new, exciting learning opportunities in the north and east of Scotland for 2018 to 2020.

You will be responsible for

1) Delivering defined learning including our accredited CALA qualification, the AAA qualification, our Thinking Digitally qualification and other courses as defined by learners.

2) Working alongside and supporting volunteers in delivering learning.

Experience of managing volunteers would be an advantage, as would a track record of experience in community learning and adult guidance and support.

This post will suit those who are passionate about the transformative power of adult learning, who have excellent communication skills and a flexible and creative approach to problem-solving.

You must be enthusiastic with good organisational skills and have previous experience of supporting disabled people experiencing a range of barriers, of working one-to-one with learners, and of designing and delivering learning programmes. A full driving licence and access to a car is essential. You will hold an Assessors Award, or be willing to work towards this.

This post is home-based in Highland. The work will involve some visits to learner’s homes and involves regulated work for which a PVG will be required.

Lead has Disability Confident status and we encourage applications from disabled people. All disabled people meeting the minimum requirements will get a guaranteed interview. Information about our commitment to recruit disabled people is available on our website. If you would like to be considered under this scheme please indicate this on your covering letter. This will in no way disadvantage you in the recruitment process. All job application information can be made in alternative formats on request including braille, large print and audio and people can make applications in alternative formats.

Recruitment paperwork is kept for 6 months before it is destroyed.

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Befriending Coordinator - Fife area

  • Part time
  • £22,765 – £25,349 pro-rata
  • Fife
  • Closing 3rd May 2019

We seek a part-time (17.5 hours per week) Befriending Coordinator to market and deliver Lead’s exciting new project in the Fife area. You will be responsible for providing a befriending service to Young Carers who are socially isolated and for recruiting and supporting a network of volunteer befrienders. You will work in partnership with a range of organisations, particularly Fife Young Carers.

You must be enthusiastic, have a flexible and creative approach to problem-solving, be computer literate, an effective networker, self-starter and proven team player. Experience of training volunteers and supporting young people 12 to 18 years of age in the above context would be an advantage.

Lead has Disability Confident status and we encourage applications from disabled people. All disabled people meeting the minimum requirements will get a guaranteed interview. Information about our commitment to recruit disabled people is available on our website. If you would like to be considered under this scheme please indicate this on your covering letter. This will in no way disadvantage you in the recruitment process. All job application information can be made in alternative formats on request including braille, large print and audio and people can make applications in alternative formats.

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Digital Progression Project Marketing Assistant (Highland)

  • Part time
  • £19,818 pro-rata
  • Home-based in Highland, Moray or Aberdeenshire.
  • Closing 13th May 2019

We seek a part-time Project Marketing Assistant to support the North of Scotland team in our Digital Progression project.

The successful applicant will be committed to:

1)The provision of excellent administrative and marketing support in a diverse and inclusive environment.

2)Being an active part of the Lead Scotland team as we develop new, exciting learning opportunities in the north and east of Scotland for 2019/2020.

You will be responsible for

1)Supporting a team of six people who are delivering learning and also supporting the administrative needs of a team of up to 25 volunteers.

2)Marketing our courses to generate sales.

3)Supporting the online project space.

Experience of working with volunteers would be an advantage, as would a track record of experience in marketing and administration in the third sector.

This post will suit someone who is passionate about the transformative power of adult learning, who has excellent communication skills and a flexible and creative approach to problem-solving.

You must be enthusiastic with good organisational skills and have experience of project administration in online environments including Office 365.

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This vacancy has now closed

Learning Coordinator Moray (Digital Progression Project)

  • Part time
  • £22,765 pro-rata
  • Home-based in Moray
  • Closing 13th May 2019

We seek a part-time Learning Coordinator to deliver informal, non-formal and formal learning programmes in the Moray region to individuals and small groups of disabled people and carers and to small groups of practitioners.

The successful applicants will be committed to:

1) Empowering and supporting disabled people and carers to overcome barriers and embark on personalised learning journeys, making positive, sustained transitions into their chosen progression routes.

2) Being an active part of the Lead Scotland team as we develop new, exciting learning opportunities in the north and east of Scotland for 2019/2020.

You will be responsible for

1) Delivering defined learning programmes to around 40 disabled people and carers (project total 220 participants). You will deliver our accredited Community Action Leadership Award, the Adult Achievement Award and other courses as defined by learners.

2) Working alongside and supporting volunteers in delivering learning.

Experience of managing volunteers would be an advantage, as would a track record of experience in community learning and adult guidance and support.

This post will suit those who are passionate about the transformative power of adult learning, who have excellent communication skills and a flexible and creative approach to problem-solving.

You must be enthusiastic with good organisational skills and have previous experience of supporting disabled people experiencing a range of barriers, of working one-to-one with learners, and of designing and delivering learning programmes. A full driving licence and access to a car is essential. You will hold an Assessors Award, or be willing to work towards this.

This post is home-based in Moray. The work will involve some visits to learner’s homes and involves regulated work for which a PVG will be required.

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