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Schools Facilitator

  • Full time
  • £22,500 – £24,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 17th May 2021

  • Advertised from 6th May 2021


SOHK’s Schools Facilitator will share responsibility for frontline schools delivery in Scotland, predominantly Fife, Edinburgh, West Lothian and Glasgow. This is a brand-new role that will provide excitement, challenge and a huge sense of purpose for the right candidate. Working as part of our Scotland team, you will focus on delivering the schools curriculum of the charity, mentoring young people and project managing courses. You will market the programme to new schools and build strong relationships with existing schools; deliver each day of the programme; and support participants on a 1:1 basis to address issues in their lives and help them reach goals. If required, you will also support our existing staff in delivery SOHK’s adult employability programmes.

SOHK for Schools is a 3-year intervention, working with groups of around 20 pupils from S1 until they finish S4 and complete their Nat 4/5s. The pupils will be chosen by the school and will typically be the ‘hardest to reach’ young people. We will work with them for half a day every week, delivering rugby training, classroom sessions on subjects such as growth mindset, goal setting and choices and we’ll deliver weekly 1:1s for each pupil. The programme will be evaluated by SOHK staff, teachers, parents and the pupils themselves.

Application notes

To find out more about the role, please download the recruitment pack below.

The deadline for applications is 12 noon on Monday 17th May.

Please send a CV and covering letter of no more than two A4 pages to with the subject line ‘’Scotland Schools Facilitator’

Interviews will take place on 26th and 27th May, exact location TBC) – Please keep this day free in your diary. Preferred start date is 12th July.

Disclosure and Barring Service / PVG check will be required for successful candidates and the job is dependent on suitable references.