Working alongside the wider FARE team and school staff, the youth worker will help maximise the potential of local
facilities to meet the needs of school pupils and local people of all ages. S/he will develop and participate in
the delivery of a range of joint and need-identified activities. The post holder will have a sound knowledge of
the issues faced by children, young people, adults and families. You should have experience in developing
interventions to tackle poverty, its symptoms, and close the attainment gap through educational and social
activities, including volunteering and mentoring opportunities. The post holder will facilitate group work
sessions, delivering a range of SCQF-rated qualifications to pupils.
S/he will have experience of planning and delivering needs-led programmes. You will work alongside the school and
other organisations in a strategic working group to meet the needs of the pupils and their families within the
school catchment area. The post holder should have good oral and written communication skills, and s/he must
have the ability to communicate with people at all levels.
- Ensure the collection and collation of statistics as required to ensure continued funding and for progress
reports to the schools SLT (Senior Leadership Team) FAREs board of directors and various funding
- Work closely with the Attainment & Skills Manager and school staff to develop, promote and
organise a variety of youth services.
- Raise attendance issues with parents; meet with both students and
parents in order to support them to improve attendance and/or attainment.
- Attend meetings with the
schools Senior Leadership Team and other agencies that can support students that are a concern in order to
successfully improve their attendance and/or qualifications.
- On-going monitoring of attendance of pupils
identified as non-attenders and\or those at risk of falling out of the academic structure.
- To establish
activities which will promote the personal, social, educational and material welfare of young people and their
- Ensure the collection and collation of statistics as required to evaluate the projects impact
and for progress reports.
- Assist with the planning and delivery of F.A.R.E’s attainment programme for at
risk young people.
- Establish and maintain contact with relevant outside agencies.
- Maintain all
records in accordance with guidelines from FARE and the school.
- Comply with all relevant legislation and
- Promote the objectives of F.A.R.E as stated in its constitution.
reports, as requested.
- Participate in fund raising activities and the development of funding
- Attend training opportunities.
- Attend meetings, as requested.
any other duties as specified by the SMT/SLT.
- Educated to minimum SCQF level 7 in relevant field or have minimum 4 years relevant experience
- Knowledge of Microsoft office packages, including databases
- Excellent communication and presentation skills both orally and written
- Full driving licence (maximum 6 points)
- The drive and initiative to work independently
- Ability to work with people at all levels internally and externally
- Ability to facilitate group work sessions
- Organised and systematic approach to monitoring and reporting
- Ability to motivate individuals facing barriers
All candidates should submit a CV and statement (1000-1500 words) detailing why you are suitable for the role and
what experience you can bring to email@example.com
Application deadline: 01/12/2021
Interviews will be held on 07/12/2021