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Current vacancies: 

Education Programme Coordinator - Highlands and Islands

Programme Officer - Central Scotland


Education Programme Coordinator - Highlands and Islands

Permanent | Full time (35 hours per week with flexible working opportunities) | £19,000 to £21,000 depending on experience plus company benefits | Based in Highlands – working from our Muir of Ord Office one/two days a week when regulations allow (currently remote working due to Covid-19)          

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. 

“If you could create a business to solve any social issue in your community, country or the world, what would it be?” This is what we ask young people across Scotland every year. The result? Innovative social enterprises that are completely pupil-led and solving the issues that matter most to them.

From making sustainable crafts to funding community defibrillators to tackling local unemployment through computer coding classes, these young people are stepping up, taking action and demanding change.

You will support our Education team’s rollout of the Social Enterprise in Education Programme in schools across Scotland. Providing excellent customer service, administration and coordination skills to aid the team as they develop relationships with key influencers in Local Authorities, Schools and Social Enterprise Networks and manage the organisation of our teachers CPD programme and programme related events.

Your role will be to support this activity from our Highlands and Islands office, supporting facilitators and social entrepreneurs to 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.

Application Notes: 

  • Complete the application form and the equality and diversity monitoring form
  • Send your application form and equality and diversity monitoring form in Word document format to Maya Wenzel via email - schools@socialenterprise.academy by 1pm, Monday 21 June 2021
  • Please note that interviews will take place between 29 June – 1 July 2021 via Zoom

View the job pack

Download the Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form

Download the application form

 


Programme Officer - Central Scotland

1 year fixed term with potential for extension | Full time | £21,000 - £23,000 plus company benefits | Based in the Edinburgh or Muir of Ord office with the option to work flexibly from home (currently working from home during covid-19)

We are looking for a talented programme officer with the focus and energy to help us provide world-leading learning and development in Scotland.

Job Purpose:

  • To provide effective customer service and project management of learning and development programmes and ensure high-quality delivery and client service is maintained throughout
  • To project manage complex contracts, producing reports and maintaining good systems and processes
  • To contribute to the success and development of Academy programme delivery for individuals, organisations and the wider sector

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Lead, manage and take responsibility for partner and client accounts to ensure high quality delivery and key performance indicators are achieved (or exceeded)
  • Be the main point of contact and liaise with, update and provide on-going and excellent customer service to clients and learners
  • Effectively plan and deliver on time the key milestones and identified performance indicators for contracts
  • Prepare, monitor and report on programme and contract budgets, working with the Finance Team against agreed targets
  • Prepare and deliver to clients and partners all feedback, evaluation and impact reports to support the monitoring and evaluation of programmes
  • To work with the Operations & Partnerships team in creating and implementing the strategic plan for programme delivery and provide input to the growth of the Academy
  • Work with the team to support the development of repeat business and on-going sales with clients and partner

Application Notes: 

  • Complete the application form and the equality and diversity monitoring form
  • Send your application form and equality and diversity monitoring form in Word document format to karen@socialenterprise.academy by 1pm, Friday 25 June 2021
  • Please note that interviews will take place on 07 July 2021 via Zoom

View the job pack

Download the Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form

Download the application form

Thank you for your interest! There are no vacancies at the moment.  

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Life at the Academy

We are a friendly bunch, split across two offices in central Edinburgh and Inverness. We are proud of our caring and collaborative atmosphere in both of our offices; so if you are looking for fun, supportive colleagues who both motivate and challenge each other, we would love to hear from you!

Can’t imagine ever working anywhere else – David Bryan, Highlands and Islands Hub Manager

I had high standards about what the ideal workplace should be but the Academy is way beyond my expectations, thanks to you and the rest of this amazing team - Elsa Vibert, Southern Scotland Learning Administrator

 

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Our values 

Values 2019

We enable a culture of life-long learning; personal growth and critical thinking. 

We experiment and stay curious, creating connections to seize opportunities around a shared excitement for what could be possible. 

We lead by example with honesty and transparency. 

We trust and respect the skills, specialism and contribution of everyone we work with. 

We create safe spaces for demonstrating empathy, humility, compassion, playfulness and care, and we appreciate each other’s skills, contributions and successes. 

Benefits

Flexible working and enhanced holiday – 25 + 10 public holidays

Up to 8% Employer contribution to Pension

Enhanced maternity leave and child care vouchers scheme

Central location beside other third sector organisations

Life assurance and an employee assistance programme

L + D opportunities and a monthly reading hour

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