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Youth Work and Schools Partnerships Development Officer

  • Full time
  • £28,136 – £34,044
  • YouthLink Scotland offices, Edinburgh
  • Closing 24th February 2020

  • Advertised from 31st January 2020
  • Fixed term - ending 31st December 2021. 35 hours per week, evenings and weekends working may be required.
  • 9.5% non-contributory pension scheme. Annual holiday entitlement is 25 days plus 12 public holidays.


YouthLink Scotland is looking to appoint a Youth Work and Schools Development Officer. This post will support the delivery of a national capacity-building initiative to strengthen collaboration between youth work and schools, as part of the Scottish Attainment Challenge. The post is supported by the Scottish Government and the post holder will work closely with key stakeholders in Education Scotland, schools and youth work organisations.

We are seeking a candidate who is passionate about improving educational outcomes for young people and who can contribute to building understanding of youth work’s contribution to the Scottish Attainment Challenge. They will work with colleagues from education and youth work to support the gathering and use of evidence and contribute to the development of effective collaborations. The candidate should have experience of working in an educational setting and be able to conduct evaluation studies, analyse data and communicate findings to different audiences.

YouthLink Scotland is an equal opportunities employer.

Requests for part time working and secondments will be considered

Application notes

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Closing Date: 12.00pm Monday 24th February 2020