This vacancy has now closed

Head of Training

  • Part time
  • Negotiable
  • Dunbar
  • Closing 16th April 2021

  • Advertised from 30th March 2021
  • (part-time, with potential to increase to full-time)


As the successful candidate you will be responsible for the design and delivery of employability training. Currently, we have a particular focus on Rural Skills and Construction however we will be looking to develop training programmes into other sectors, including hospitality. You will also assume the role of Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) coordinator. This will include liaison with key stakeholders and assessment and verification of certificated courses.

You will manage a small but expanding team of trainers, support staff and volunteers and report regularly to the Ridge board of trustees. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with a background in training / teaching who is flexible, imaginative and enthusiastic about developing the skills of individuals to help realise their full potential.

The role can be undertaken as on either a self-employed or employed basis, with remuneration subject to experience. If you have specific questions, please email or call Managing Director Kate Darrah on 07811918109.

Application notes

If you believe you meet these requirements and are interested in applying for this exciting opportunity with an exciting and forward-thinking, successful organisation, please send your CV with a covering letter to: by midday on Friday 16 April.

We reserve the right to make an appointment in advance of this date, should an outstanding candidate come forward before then.

Closing Date – 12 noon, Friday 16 April 2021