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Education and Learning Officer (Gaelic)

  • Part time
  • £25,000 pro-rata
  • Stirling (Hybrid)
  • Closing 27th May 2024

  • Advertised from 14th May 2024
  • 21 hours per week. Fixed Term Appointment to 31 March 2025.


Are you excited by the thought of working for an organisation whose mission is to inspire changes in behaviour to improve our environment, the quality of people’s lives, their wellbeing and the places that they care for? If you answered yes, please read on…

Who we are

Keep Scotland Beautiful is your charity inspiring action for our environment.

Our vision is for a clean, green, sustainable Scotland. We are a practical organisation working with communities, schools, businesses, local and national government, public bodies and individuals to help combat climate change, tackle litter and waste, restore nature and biodiversity and improve the places we care for.

We support the ambitions of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

We offer a fantastic benefits package in return for your talent. These include but are not limited to a generous pension scheme; hybrid working; development opportunities; a 35-hour work week along with an annual free volunteer day to take your skills or interests to support others. We operate a hybrid working policy, which allows a balance between home/remote working and coming to our wonderful, new office Hub in Stirling.

What the role is

Reporting to the Eco-Schools Scotland Coordinator, the Education and Learning Officer (Gaelic) will be part of the Education and Learning Team and will ensure that all Climate Action Schools programmes and activities can be translated into, supported, developed, and implemented in the Gaelic language. The Education and Learning Officer (Gaelic) will also offer direct support to schools across the northern areas of the Highland Council, Western Isles and the surrounding area, by delivering in-person Eco-Schools and climate education training and workshops. The Education and Learning Officer will also support learning establishments to engage where appropriate with wider Keep Scotland Beautiful projects.

What you’ll need to have

We are looking for someone with fluency in written and spoken Gaelic with a good working knowledge of supporting and implementing large-scale youth-focused projects and initiatives.

You will have experience of coordinating and supporting volunteers along with the ability to plan, develop and implement training and support. In addition, we are looking for you to have demonstrable experience of supporting education initiatives and programmes and supporting press/media/PR activity.

You will ideally be based in or able to travel throughout the areas where direct support to schools will be provided as part of the post.

Application notes

If you feel you have the elements to be our next Education & Learning Officer (Gaelic), we would love to hear from you.

A full Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded along with the application pack from our website:

Please email your completed application to us at before our submission deadline at 5PM on Monday 27 May 2024 and if you are shortlisted for interview, we shall be holding interviews week commencing 03 June 2024.

We are sorry but we don’t accept CVs.

Keep Scotland Beautiful is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all members of the community.

Keep Scotland Beautiful

Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation: Number SC030332

VAT Registration Number: 284 0654 93