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OPAL Mentor – Play Scotland (East/North Scotland)

  • Part time
  • £28,000 pro-rata
  • Home based in Scotland, with travel and attendance at the office when required (central Edinburgh).
  • Closing 4th December 2023

  • Advertised from 2nd November 2023
  • 15 hours per week (negotiable)


Come and work with us! Play Scotland are recruiting an OPAL Mentor (East/North Scotland). OPAL – Outdoor Play and Learning - CIC is the UK's leading, award-winning organisation providing school improvement through play. As an OPAL Mentor, you will be working independently with primary school staff, guiding them through the 18-24-month strategic OPAL programme. The main goal of the programme is to support the creation of a sustainable school play culture at the same time as enabling fantastic playtime provision for children. You will be working across Scotland, facilitating eight compulsory and two optional half-day meetings per school, throughout every school's OPAL journey. Full OPAL training will be provided, to build on the successful candidates experience and expertise.

Application notes

If you think this could be for you, please download the job description and application form. Applications should be emailed to by 12 noon on Monday 4th of December 2023.

Proposed Interview Date: 12th December 2023.