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Social Enterprise Futures - Education Coordinator (x 2)


Permanent | Full Time | Edinburgh | Salary is in the range of £19,500 to £22,500 depending on experience

Closing Date: 12 pm Monday 25 September 2017  |  Interviews: 04 & 05 October 2017

We have worked with around 1000 schools across Scotland so far and in that time have seen young people change how they see themselves and grow hugely in confidence, building essential skills for living.  We work with primary, secondary and schools for children with additional needs. 

In their 10 year Strategy for Social Enterprise, the Scottish Government announced its ambition to see a social enterprise in every school in Scotland. We have been tasked with leading on the delivery of this goal. Your role will be to work directly with the schools to make this vision a reality.  As part of a highly motivated team, this opportunity offers variety, satisfaction and a great opportunity to develop a diverse range of skills with support from the wider Academy team.

Main Responsibilities 

  • To act as the first point of enquiry for teachers and schools, providing information about the programme and support in getting started and background to linking the programme to Curriculum for Excellence
  • To coordinate support for schools undertaking the Social Enterprise in Schools Award, allocating Associate Tutor mentoring time, finding appropriate resources and local contacts to assist schools, supporting them in developing their social purpose and their business plans
  • To provide access to materials and resources that link Social Enterprise in Education to Curriculum for Excellence
  • To maintain links with key agencies and partners in the field of education and social enterprise
  • To organise and coordinate Understanding Social Enterprise CPD Programmes for Education Practitioners including venue, materials and guest speakers
  • To provide statistical information on a quarterly basis as a required by key stakeholders using the Social Enterprise Academy’s Learner Management System
  • To help drive the introduction and development of new technology solutions where appropriate 

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Social Enterprise Futures - Education Administrator 


Permanent | Full Time | Edinburgh | Salary is in the range of £17,000 to £19,000 depending on experience

Closing Date: 12 pm Monday 25 September 2017  |  Interviews: Tuesday 03 October 2017

We have worked with around 1000 schools across Scotland so far and in that time have seen young people change how they see themselves and grow hugely in confidence, building essential skills for living.  We work with primary, secondary and schools for children with additional needs.

Your role will be to support this activity from our Edinburgh head office, supporting tutors and social entrepreneurs work with the schools to make this vision a reality.  As part of a highly motivated team, this opportunity offers variety, satisfaction and a great opportunity to be part of something that is making a difference to Scotland.

 Main Responsibilities 

  • To provide a day to day professional and friendly point of contact for the Futures Team – dealing with enquiries and providing information by phone, email and face-to-face, attending Dragon’s Den events as necessary
  • To make the logistical arrangements for CPD programmes, activities and events including collating appropriate learning materials, booking venues, catering and equipment
  • To liaise closely with and support associate tutors and account managers to effectively deliver CPD programmes
  • To provide effective administrative and reporting support to ensure programme and learner information is accurately recorded on the Learning Management System and reported on
  • To input evaluation forms into the Learning Management System
  • To liaise and communicate with schools and colleges to obtain appropriate case studies, material and input to promote the Academy’s futures programme
  • To support the introduction and development of new technology solutions where appropriate

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Internships


If you are interested in internships and volunteering please get in touch!

We are often looking for support with:

  • Marketing and communications
  • Web management
  • Learning coordination
  • Administration

However, we are keen to hear from anyone who is looking for internship opportunities.

You can also contact Project Scotland where we often have opportunities advertised.