Project Co-ordinator – ‘Skills for Growth’

  • Full time
  • £24,403 – £25,114
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 7th December 2020

  • Advertised from 17th November 2020
  • Salary rising over the life of the grant (Subject to pay review). 3 Years Fixed Term
  • 36 days annual leave


Tiphereth Camphill In Edinburgh are seeking an experienced and creative Project Co-ordinator to deliver our grant funded Skills Development and Accreditation Project. The post holder will work within an established community that supports adults with learning disabilities and Autism to live, work and grow together.

Tiphereth is home to 50 people, who live in a blend of family homes and their own tenancies. We work together across a range of social enterprises and day service workshops with a focus on providing meaningful work activity.

‘Skills for growth’ embraces the idea of lifelong and contextual learning, the project, will work in partnership with a range of community resources to establish learning materials and learning settings which can be used to support participants to develop essential life skills as well as accredited qualifications through the SQA and Borders College.

The post holder will work with our Members, their existing support staff, and families to identify their future life goals and develop Individual Learning Plans for those that refer to the project.

Collaboration with our existing residential and day services are at the heart of the project.

The role of the Project Co-ordinator will be a combination of providing direct learning support to members and that of a ‘facilitator’, to aid existing support staff who can support applied learning, in natural settings.

Through ‘Skills for Growth’ aim to build confident, resilient adults ready to face the challenges of modern life.

Experience of teaching or other educational work in an assisted learning setting would be advantageous.

Application notes

For an informal conversation regarding this opening please contact Richard Costigan (Operations Manager) on 0131 4412401 or at

To apply for this post please, complete the attached application form and return to

Postal applications can be sent to Recruitment – Tiphereth, 55 Torphin Road, Colinton, Edinburgh, EH13 0PQ

Closing Date for Applications is 7th December at 9:00am with interviews held week of the 14th December 2020.