Lairg & District Learning Centre
Lairg & District Learning Centre

Charity registered in Scotland SC033900

We are an independent learning centre with charitable status based in Lairg, Sutherland. We offer learning opportunities to people of all ages, across the rural communities of Sutherland and wider online.

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  • Part time
  • £32,323 – £35,380 pro-rata
  • Lairg & District Learning Centre, Main Street, Lairg, Sutherland with some home working considered
  • Closing 16th March 2022

Lairg & District Learning Centre are looking for a dynamic person with a passion for community learning and development to take on the manager role.

You will be responsible for managing the independent and charitable Lairg & District Learning Centre, ensuring the smooth day-to-day running of the organisation and centre, strategic planning, managing the business plan, complex report writing and sourcing new business partners.

Priorities include delivering education & learning for local communities, building on our digital learning opportunities, securing funds and diversifying income sources, line-managing staff, overseeing the delivery of projects and making sure the charitable aims and statutory requirements are fulfilled.

This position is funded by the Achany Community Investment Fund, the RWE Rosehall Wind Farm Community Fund and the Robertson Trust.

This vacancy has now closed

Project Officer – Highland Community Waste Partnership

  • Part time
  • £24,861 – £27,937 pro-rata
  • Based at Lairg & District Learning Centre
  • Closing 4th July 2022

We’re looking for a creative individual who’s passionate about reducing waste to lead on our Highland Community Waste Partnership programme of workshops, events and communications.

The Highland Community Waste Partnership (HCWP) is a new programme funded by The National Lottery Community Fund and coordinated by environmental charity Keep Scotland Beautiful, in partnership with eight local implementing partners in the Highlands, including Lairg & District Learning Centre.

The project will build collaboration across implementing partners and beyond, aiming to reduce consumption and waste emissions across the Highlands and build a movement towards more sustainable consumption, consistent with a Net Zero future.

As a member of the Delivery Group for the Highland Community Waste Partnership, comprising representatives of the implementing partners, the post-holder will:

• Positively and actively participate in the HCWP Delivery Group, ensuring an effective interface between Lairg & District Learning Centre and the Partnership, collaborating, sharing learning and providing support to other members as needed.

• Ensure an effective contribution to the overall outcomes and activities of the programme, including a Highland-wide programme of workshops, events and communications, and the establishment of a Highland-wide online sustainable consumption community.

• Lead on the implementation of the particular actions and activities relevant to Lairg & District Learning Centre.