Light Up Learning
Light Up Learning

Charity registered in Scotland SC045701

Charity registered in Scotland SC045701 Light Up Learning is dedicated to putting young people in charge of their learning - giving them the resources, skills, and contacts they need to achieve their potential.

Current vacancies

Development Manager

  • Part time
  • £24,000 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 22nd May 2022

Light Up Learning (LUL) is a registered Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation providing one-to-one mentoring for high school students in Edinburgh and the Lothians to help them ignite a love for learning. As we rapidly expand the size of our organisation, we now have a vacancy for a Development Manager to support the growth and delivery of our service.

The Development Manager role will support the growing administrative workload at Light Up Learning created by our expanding network of schools and will assist the Head of Mentoring and Operations in the day-to-day running of the organisation. The Development Manager will also play a key role in our grant management and fundraising, as well as assisting with our ongoing evaluation processes and support our expansion into new schools.

The Development Manager will have four key areas of responsibility:

● Administration: Supporting with the day-to-day administration of the organisation as well as managing and maintaining records of our service take up and evaluation.

● Fundraising: Supporting with fundraising efforts and grant management, including maintaining records, communicating with funders, gathering information for funding bids and monitoring targets.

● Development: Working with the wider Light Up Learning team to achieve our long-term strategy by providing support with events, networking, recruitment and assisting with communication to new partner schools.

● Financial: Assisting with the financial management of the organisation including supporting our processes for invoices and expense claims and providing information for our annual accounts and budget.

For full details of the job description and person specification, please refer to the application pack attached.

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Mentor

  • Part time
  • £24,000 pro-rata
  • To be determined with candidates, but includes Edinburgh and the Lothians and the Scottish Borders.
  • Closing 2nd June 2022

Light Up Learning (LUL) is a registered Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation providing one-to-one mentoring for high school students to help them ignite a love for learning.

We’re looking for creative, passionate, experienced Mentors to join our small, dedicated team for the next school year (starting August 2022). Reporting to the Head of Mentoring, the successful candidates will be tasked with mentoring up to 10 students (depending on availability): facilitating student-led learning by developing activities based around individual student interests and by guiding the young people as they take charge of their own learning through self-directed projects. Successful candidates will also be expected to do some related administrative tasks, take part in evaluation exercises, and contribute to community and team meetings and events. For full details of what the role entails, please refer to our application pack available to download below.

As this post involves day to day work with young people, you will be required to obtain PVG scheme membership through Disclosure Scotland if successful at interview. We will process this for you: employment will be confirmed after successful completion of this and any other necessary checks, including references.

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Team Lead: Head of Mentoring and Operations

  • Full time
  • £27,000 – £33,000
  • Edinburgh with regular travel across Edinburgh and the Lothians
  • Closing 8th April 2021

Are you excited by the prospect of taking a leading role at a young, successful charity with bags of ambition and potential? Are you also passionate about redressing social inequity, and do you view education as one of the most effective ways of achieving that goal? Would you like to join a supportive, inclusive, collaborative team? If so, Light Up Learning (LUL) is looking for someone who is enthusiastic and driven as its full-time Head of Mentoring and Operations, leading a growing team of enthusiastic mentors, running the operations of the organisation, and reporting directly to the Board.

This is an important role at Light Up Learning, with a focus on the quality of mentoring and the safeguarding of young people. The Head of Mentoring and Operations will be our lead child protection officer and be responsible for delivering the core work of the charity.

As this post involves day to day management and supervision of staff that work with young people, you will be required to obtain PVG scheme membership through Disclosure Scotland if successful at interview. We will process this for you. Employment will be confirmed after successful completion of this and any other necessary checks including references.

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Mentor

  • Part time
  • £24,000 pro-rata
  • To be determined with candidates, but includes Edinburgh and the Lothians.
  • Closing 12th September 2021

Light Up Learning (LUL) is a registered Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation providing one-to-one mentoring for high school students in Edinburgh and the Lothians to help them ignite a love for learning.

We’re looking for creative, passionate, experienced Mentors to join our small, dedicated team. Reporting to the Head of Mentoring, the successful candidates will be tasked with mentoring up to 10 students (depending on availability): facilitating student-led learning by developing activities based around individual student interests and by guiding the young people as they take charge of their own learning through self-directed projects. Successful candidates will also be expected to do some related administrative tasks, take part in evaluation exercises, and contribute to community and team meetings and events. For full details of what the role entails, please refer to our application pack available to download below.

As this post involves day to day work with young people, you will be required to obtain PVG scheme membership through Disclosure Scotland if successful at interview. We will process this for you: employment will be confirmed after successful completion of this and any other necessary checks, including references.

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