Join the Social Enterprise Academy as our new Education Manager to help create a social enterprise in every school in Scotland in the next 3 years.
In their 10 year Strategy for Social Enterprise, the Scottish Government announced its ambition to see a social enterprise in every school in Scotland. We have been tasked with leading on the delivery of this goal.
Since the Social Enterprise in Education programme began we’ve had over 1,600 school engagements across Scotland and in that time we have seen young people change how they see themselves and grow hugely in confidence while building essential skills for the future. We work with nurseries, primary and secondary schools and schools for young people with additional support needs.
From making sustainable crafts to funding community defibrillators to tackling local unemployment through computer coding classes, these young people are stepping up, taking action and demanding change.
Your role will be to lead on this activity for your area, providing strategic planning and a vision for growth of the programme in your Local Authorities and working with the rest of the Education Team and education to make this vision a reality. As part of a highly motivated team, this opportunity offers variety, satisfaction and a great opportunity to lead positive change in your area and be part of something that is making a difference to Scotland.
To manage the roll out of Social Enterprise Schools in all schools in your area developing relationships with key influencers in Local Authorities, Schools and Social Enterprise Networks. To lead on the success of social enterprise activity at school level, managing School Support Officers, Programme Coordinators and working with Education Facilitators to ensure the growth of the programme, an increased uptake by schools, that stakeholders have a high quality experience and that positive impact on young people, school staff and communities is exceeded in your area. Working as part of a team to support the creation of a youth-led sustainable social enterprise in every school in Scotland.
For a full set of criteria please download the recruitment pack from our website.
The Social Enterprise Academy is a social change organisation: we exist to support people who are stepping forward to affect positive social change, wherever they may be. We exist to support the many, not the few.
Through dynamic learning and development programmes facilitated by our network of skilled facilitators, we help entrepreneurship and leadership to flourish in organisations, networks, schools and colleges.
With a 17 year track record of successful delivery in Scotland, the Social Enterprise Academy has been sharing its business and learning delivery models for the past 8 years with international partners through a social licence approach.
More information available at: socialenterprise.academy/scot/join-the-team
If you have any questions or if you would like to discuss any reasonable adjustments for the application or interview process please get in touch: firstname.lastname@example.org.