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Pathways Coordinators x 3

  • Full time
  • £24,000 – £26,000
  • Leith Academy and Drummond Community High School, Broughton High School AND St Augustine’s RC High School and Forrester High School
  • Closing 28th September 2022

  • Advertised from 15th September 2022
  • Contract: 23 Months in the first instance.


Are you searching for a position with purpose? A role to make a real difference? Where your time can be transformational? Join an award-winning charity and passionate team dedicated to ensuring the country’s most vulnerable young people are defined by their talent and never their circumstances. Our in-school mentoring has profound impacts on mentees in their confidence, wellbeing, achievement and post-school progression. MCR Mentors make and experience a life changing difference.

At MCR, our driving force is simple – that young people who are in, or on the edges of the care system, will have the same educational outcomes, career opportunities and life chances as any other young person.

We have had a transformational impact in schools and local authorities across Scotland and are looking for two Pathways Coordinator to join our regional team in Edinburgh, based at St Augustine's RC High School and Forrester High School AND Leith Academy and Drummond Community High School. In this role, you will be an integral part of the school community, liaising with education colleagues and external stakeholders, and delivering the programme to young people.

Key responsibilities will be:

  • Helping build exceptional individual relationships with young people across S1 to S6 and delivering S1 & S2 group work to full year curriculum.
  • Helping to drive mentor recruitment. Consistently supporting, actively engaging and motivating mentors from training through the length of their engagement with the programme.
  • Actively support MCR young people to set, experience then follow their education and employment pathways.
  • Evidence progression, impact and best practice with YP input, quantitative feedback and qualitative case studies.

The successful candidate will be joining our organisation at a time of exciting growth, where we are launching into new local authorities and developing our programme.

Application notes

To find out more and to apply, please visit our website

Closing Date: Wednesday 28 September at 5pm

Interviews: week beginning 3 October 2022