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Perth & Kinross School Pathways Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £23,000 – £25,000
  • Perth & Kinross
  • Closing 30th November 2021

  • Advertised from 10th November 2021
  • Fixed term 22 months


Are you passionate about supporting young people who have experienced disadvantage to realise their potential? Can you work in school as part of a dedicated national team to support young people to get the very best from the education system? If so, this role may be for you.

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.

MCR young people tell their stories far better than us. Hear them in their own words in these short films of young people who have participated in the programme, reflecting on how mentoring has helped them create better futures for themselves:

Their Stories - Mentoring through MCR Pathways

Bridges That Transform

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 Perth and Kinross. The successful candidate will primarily be based in St John’s Academy, supporting and learning from existing teams. Within 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.

Read the Person Specification

St John's RC Academy's told us:

"Our school community is one of the most diverse in Perth and Kinross. Our school is proud to be truly comprehensive with pupils from the whole range of socio-economic backgrounds. Our community is home to children, parents and staff from a rich array of ethnic backgrounds, and all are made very welcome within our inclusive Catholic ethos."

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.

Application notes

Closing Date: 30th November 2021 at 9am

Interviews: week beginning 6th December 2021

To apply, please visit our website.

MCR Pathways subscribes to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) regarding disclosure & barring.

MCR Pathways is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This role is subject to a PVG check. Applications to process PVGs will only be submitted once the successful candidate has accepted the offer of a position. For further information, visit:

MCR Pathways is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, or age.