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Pathways Coordinators for Wick and Lochaber High Schools

  • Full time
  • £23,000 – £25,000
  • Wick and Lochaber High Schools
  • Closing 19th June 2022

  • Advertised from 8th June 2022
  • Contract: 23 months.


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.

MCR Pathways is a national, award-winning mentoring programme dedicated to addressing the long-standing inequality in education outcomes, career opportunities and life chances for young people in care and those experiencing vulnerability or disadvantage.

We have had a transformational impact in schools and local authorities across Scotland and are looking for two Pathways Coordinators to join our regional team in the Highlands. One will be based at Lochaber High School and the other at Wick Highs 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 tasks:

  • 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.

Application notes

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Closing Date: Sunday 19 June, midnight

Interview Dates: W/b 27 June