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Learning Coordinator - Aberdeenshire Employability Project

  • Part time
  • £23,917 pro-rata
  • Home-based in Aberdeenshire
  • Closing 23rd May 2022

  • Advertised from 5th May 2022
  • 28 hours per week. Fixed term initially until 31 March 2023.
  • pension; expenses; 25 days annual leave plus 12 days public holidays per annum (pro rata)


We seek a part-time (28 hours per week) Learning Coordinator to promote and deliver Lead’s Aberdeenshire Employability Project. This is a learning service for young disabled people and carers aged up to 25 who experience barriers to work and education.

The successful applicant 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.

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

About you:

You will be passionate about the transformative power of adult learning, have excellent communication skills, and a flexible and creative approach to problem-solving.

You will 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.

Application notes

Applications from disabled people:

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 in the online form. 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 anonymous equal opportunities form to help us ensure we are attracting a broad range of candidates.

How to apply:

  1. Answer the questions in this online form. This will help us assess your approach and transferable skills for this specific role and replaces a cover letter. AND
  2. Email your CV to

Job description and additional information available below or from here

If you have any further queries about the role, please email

Closing Date: 5.00pm, Monday 23rd May 2022.

Interviews: Week beginning 30th May 2022.

Lead Scotland is a charity which provides learning, befriending and helpline services for disabled people and carers. Charity no. SC003949