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Development Consultant – 2 posts

  • Full time
  • £29,674 – £32,873
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 29th July 2019

  • Advertised from 28th June 2019
  • Fixed Term – 2 years, full time – 35 hours a week. Requests for flexible working will be considered.


sparqs is a charity working with Scotland's university and college sectors. Our mission is to foster a culture of partnership between students and staff which enables the Scottish education sector to respond to challenges and realise its ambitions to provide the bestn possible experience for each and every student.

We are seeking 2 enthusiastic and dedicated people to deliver a range of activities including training, consultancy support and research and development projects. Some of our current projects include developing learner voice in schools, supporting mental health and wellbeing in the curriculum, engaging apprentices and supporting effective learner journeys. We would welcome applicants with experience (or similar) in these areas. The role involves frequent travel throughout Scotland and occasional international travel.

You will have a commitment to supporting the role of students in delivering improvements to college and university life and a good range of key skills including excellent interpersonal skills, written communication skills and experience of delivering training or facilitating workshops.

We promote a working environment that provides equality of opportunity and principled cultural values.

Application notes

Full details and application packs can be found on our website

Please note that we do not accept CVs.

The full application form should be completed and emailed to

Only successful applicants will be contacted.

Closing date: 9am Monday 29th July 2019.

Interviews will be held on Friday 9th August 2019 in Edinburgh.