Learning Coordinator Highland (Employability Project)

  • Part time
  • £22,765 pro-rata
  • Home based in Highland
  • Closing 22nd July 2019


  • Advertised from 8th July 2019
  • 21hrs per week. Initially fixed term appointment to 30 June 2021.
  • Pension, expenses, 25 days annual leave and 12 days public holidays per year (pro rata)

Role

We seek a part-time Learning Coordinator to deliver informal and formal learning programmes in the Highland region to individuals and small groups of disabled people, carers and those experiencing barriers to work and education.

The successful applicants will be committed to:

1)Engaging and supporting disabled people and carers to overcome barriers and embark on personalised learning journeys, making positive, sustained transitions into their chosen progression routes and onward through the employability pipeline.

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 the next three years.

You will be responsible for

1)Delivering defined learning programmes to agreed targets as defined by our funder. 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 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.

Application notes

A Job Description is available for download below.

Application by CV and covering letter showing how you meet the criteria for the role to recruitment@lead.org.uk. Job description and additional information available at lead.org.uk. To discuss the role please contact Sarah Burton at sburton@lead.org.uk.

Closing Date: 5pm Monday 22nd July 2019.

Interviews Wednesday 24th or Thursday 25th July 2019

Lead Scotland is a charity which enables disabled adults and carers to access inclusive learning opportunities. Charity no. SC003949.


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