Pathways Coordinator - Alva Academy

  • Full time
  • £24,000 – £26,000
  • Alva Academy
  • Closing 7th December 2022

  • Advertised from 23rd November 2022
  • Contract: 23 months


Are you searching for a position with purpose? A role to make a real difference? Where your time can be transformational?

Join an award-winning charity and passionate team dedicated to ensuring the country’s most vulnerable young people are defined by their talent and never their circumstances. Our in-school mentoring has profound impacts on mentees in their confidence, wellbeing, achievement and post-school progression. MCR Mentors make and experience a life changing difference.

At MCR, our driving force is simple – that young people who are in, or on the edges of the care system, will have the same educational outcomes, career opportunities and life chances as any other young person.

In 2021 MCR were winners of a prestigious UK Centre for Social Justice Award CSJ award. The CSJ produced this film about MCR young person Emily and her mentor Elaine.

We have had a transformational impact in schools and local authorities across Scotland and are looking for a Pathways Coordinator to join our regional team in Clackmannanshire, based at Alva Academy. In this role, you will be an integral part of the school community, liaising with education colleagues and external stakeholders, and delivering the programme to young people.

Click the Read the Person Specification to find out more but here are the key tasks of the role:

School Pathways Coordinator 4 part remit:

  • Helping build exceptional individual relationships with young people across S1 to S6 and delivering S1 & S2 group work to full year curriculum.
  • Helping to drive mentor recruitment. Consistently supporting, actively engaging and motivating mentors from training through the length of their engagement with the programme.
  • Actively support MCR young people to set, experience then follow their education and employment pathways.
  • Evidence progression, impact and best practice with YP input, quantitative feedback and qualitative case studies.

Application notes

Closing Date: Wednesday 7 December at 5pm

Interviews: week beginning 12 December 2022

To apply, please click the link below.

In 500 words or fewer and with reference to the person specification, tell us why you'd be perfect for the role.

Please note, the roles will be subject to a PVG check and two satisfactory references, one of which must be from your current or most recent employer.