Restless Natives Schools Coordinator

  • Part time
  • £23,000 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh and Glasgow
  • Closing 29th April 2021

  • Advertised from 6th April 2021
  • 4 days/week, pro-rata


Intercultural Youth Scotland (IYS) are a grassroots, youth-led organisation supporting and advocating for young Black people and young people of colour in Scotland. We offer specialist support to young BPOC and advocate across Scottish Government for their voices to be heard. Including a fully-fledged youth service offering a weekly youth club, girls group, and music program; an education program delivering anti-racism education at several Scottish secondary schools; a mental health program offering free support to young BPOC; as well as the Restless Natives employability program of which you will become a valuable part. Restless Natives offers specialist 1-to-1 support to BPOC school leavers to ensure they reach positive destinations. Restless Natives also supports employers to ensure that they’re doing all they can to improve their workplaces for BPOC. Join our expanding Restless Natives team to help shape a better future for young BPOC in Scotland.

The Restless Natives Schools Coordinator is responsible for the smooth running of IYS’ pilot Restless Natives in Schools program across four schools in Edinburgh and Glasgow. Restless Natives in schools is an employability and support service helping young Black people and people of colour realise their potential. The coordinator will be responsible for embedding Restless Natives practitioners into schools, reporting and monitoring on performance, and making sure the support is effective in getting school leavers to positive destinations. The coordinator will ensure effective communication between IYS, Developing the Young Workforce (DYW – The Scottish Government’s youth employment strategy), and the schools. The coordinator will also be the conduit between Restless Natives in Schools and IYS’ other programs, making sure that learnings are shared and that Restless Natives’ relationships with schools is maximised.

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Closing date: 29th April 2021

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