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Learning Coordinator, Highland

  • Part time
  • £22,765 pro-rata
  • This post is home-based in Highland
  • Closing 18th October 2021

  • Advertised from 27th September 2021


Learning Coordinator, Highland (Supporting People, Connecting Communities Project).

Part-time 21hrs per week

Starts at £22,765 (pro rata), pension, expenses, 25 days annual leave and 12 days public holidays per year (pro rata). Initially fixed term appointment to 31st December 2022

We seek a part-time Learning Coordinator to deliver non-formal and accredited learning programmes in the Highland region to individuals and small groups of disabled people, carers and those experiencing barriers to work and education.

The successful applicants will be committed to:

1)Engaging and supporting disabled people and carers to overcome barriers and embark on personalised learning journeys, making positive, sustained transitions into their chosen progression routes and positive destinations.

2)Being an active part of the Lead Scotland team as we develop new, exciting learning opportunities in the north of Scotland for the next three years.

You will be responsible for

1)Delivering and assessing one to one and small group, non-formal and accredited learning programmes to agreed targets as defined by our funder. You will deliver our accredited Community Action Leadership Award, the Adult Achievement Award and other courses as defined by learners.

2)Working alongside and supporting volunteers in delivering learning.

Experience of managing volunteers would be an advantage, as would a track record of experience in community learning and adult guidance and support.

This post will suit those who are passionate about the transformative power of adult learning, who have excellent communication skills and a flexible and creative approach to problem-solving.

You must be enthusiastic with good organisational skills and have previous experience of supporting disabled people experiencing a range of barriers, of working one-to-one with learners, and of designing and delivering learning programmes. A full driving licence and access to a car is essential to travel to homes and communities across this rural area. You will hold an Assessors Award or be willing to work towards this.

This post is home-based in Highland and involves regulated work for which a satisfactory PVG will be required. Lead Scotland has a Recruiting People with Convictions Policy.

Lead has Disability Confident status, and we encourage applications from disabled people. All disabled people meeting the minimum requirements will get a guaranteed interview. Information about our commitment to recruit disabled people is available on our website. If you would like to be considered under this scheme, please indicate this on your covering letter. This will in no way disadvantage you in the recruitment process. All job application information can be made in alternative formats on request including braille, large print and audio and people can make applications in alternative formats. Recruitment paperwork is kept for 6 months before it is destroyed. Please complete our anonymousequal opportunities formto help us ensure we are attracting a broad range of candidates.

Application notes

Application by CV and covering letter showing how you meet the criteria for the role to

Job description and additional information available at

To discuss the role please contact Sarah Burton at

Closing Date: 5pm Monday 18th October 2021.

Interviews Week beginning 25th October 2021

Lead Scotland is a charity which enables disabled adults and carers to access inclusive learning opportunities. Charity no. SC003949.