Schools Liaison Opportunity

  • Full time
  • £14,625
  • Lendrick Muir, near Kinross
  • Closing 11th July 2022


  • Advertised from 17th June 2022
  • Salary: £14, 625 plus accommodation. Contract: Full Time/Fixed term – 1 year

Role

Who we are:

Scripture Union Scotland is a national charity, with around 100 staff and over 2,000 volunteers. Our vision is to see every child and young person of Scotland exploring the Bible and responding to the significance of Jesus.

Lendrick Muir, near Kinross, is our largest residential centre, set in 120 acres of land, and offering accommodation for groups of up to 165 and a broad range of outdoor activities. During term time we run school residentials, offering outdoor learning experiences to school pupils from all over Scotland. At weekends and during school holidays we host SU groups, youth groups, church groups and SU Holidays.

School residential programmes are designed in partnership with schools, to support their delivery of the Curriculum for Excellence through outdoor learning. We are looking for someone to support the ministry of our Schools team and be part of this exciting vision.

Purpose

As part of the Schools team, the Schools Liaison will be responsible for supporting the daily operations of a thriving school residential and day ministry at Lendrick Muir and promoting excellent customer service through working alongside school groups whilst on residentials and activity days.

Key Responsibilities

· Ensure that pupils and teachers are cared for in a safe and appropriate manner and with specific regard to the nature of each group’s requirements

· Welcome guests to the centre and act as host during their stay

· Lead/co-lead pupil and teacher sessions including: welcome and teacher briefings, time for reflection sessions, farewell sessions for pupils and teachers

· Participate fully in the life and ministry of the Lendrick Muir Centre and the wider

Scripture Union Scotland organisation

Who we are looking for:

We are seeking applicants who enjoy hospitality and have a desire to use their faith to work with children and young people. Applicants for this post should have some previous experience working or volunteering with young people, enjoy customer service and have a demonstrated interest in outdoor activities.

For this post, it is important that you are committed to SU Scotland’s ethos, working principles and vision and can demonstrate this through your commitment and motivation. It is also an Occupational Requirement (Equality Act - part 1, schedule 9), that the post-holder is a committed Christian.

The successful applicant will be required to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Scheme and the appointment will be subject to a satisfactory PVG Scheme Disclosure.

Application notes

Start Date: Monday 29th August 2022 (Some flexibility on dates may be possible)

More information and an application pack can be downloaded from our website: suscotland.org.uk/jobs

Alternatively, you can email us at hr@suscotland.org.uk, call us on 0141 352 7634.

Closing date: Monday 11th July 2022

Interview date: Monday 18th July 2022

Start Date: Monday 29th August 2022

Scripture Union Scotland is an equitable employer and operates a child protection policy. Scottish Charity No. SC01122