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Youth Development Coordinator (3 days per week)

  • Part time
  • £20,000 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 31st July 2019

  • Advertised from 10th July 2019
  • 3 days per week


Scran Academy is a dynamic and fast-growing catering business with a difference! We are a social enterprise that aims to improve the confidence and employability skills of some of Edinburgh’s most vulnerable young people.


We are at a growth point in our development where we are working with more young people. Therefor we require a youth development coordinator passionate about supporting and inspiring young people.

This role is an exciting opportunity to lead and shape how we work with and support our most critical stakeholders, young people. The core remit of this role is to oversea the support and participation of young people, our youth sessions and be the main link person to our schools. If this sounds like you then we want to hear from you!

You will be joining a small, inspiring and flexible team based in North Edinburgh. This role suits someone who enjoys a flexible work life and truly wants to see young people succeed.


The position is 21 hours per week, salary £20,000 pro rata (from 37.5 hours). Post is initially for up to one year. Scran Academy operates Thursdays and Fridays at present, although this may change going forward. The remaining hours will be determined as mutually agreed and required. This (surprise surprise in the youth sector) will involve occasional evening and weekend work.

This post attracts a +3% employers pension contribution and (pro rata) 33 days annual leave, inclusive of a public holiday allowance. You will benefit from an inspiring and ever-changing workplace. As a new member of our small team, you will also enjoy a high level of creative control to advise and support our development. Additional training on youth work, employability and community development as well as leadership opportunities will be offered.

Application notes


Please send a CV and a covering letter outlining why you are the person for Scran (max one page) to

DEADLINE 5pm Wednesday 31st July. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview and meet the team in early/mid August.

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