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Learning Coordinator Highland (Digital Progression Project)

  • Full time
  • £22,102
  • Highland
  • Closing 3rd December 2018

  • Advertised from 14th November 2018
  • 35 hours per week, pension, expenses, 25 days annual leave and 12 days public holidays per year. Initially fixed term appointment to 31 March 2020


We seek a full-time Learning Coordinator to deliver informal, non-formal and formal learning programmes in the Highland region to individuals and small groups of disabled people and carers and to small groups of practitioners.

The successful applicants will be committed to:

1) Empowering and supporting disabled people and carers to overcome barriers and embark on personalised learning journeys, making positive, sustained transitions into their chosen progression routes.

2) Being an active part of the Lead Scotland team as we develop new, exciting learning opportunities in the north and east of Scotland for 2018 to 2020.

You will be responsible for

1) Delivering defined learning including our accredited CALA qualification, the AAA qualification, our Thinking Digitally qualification and other courses as defined by learners.

2) Working alongside and supporting volunteers in delivering learning.

Experience of managing volunteers would be an advantage, as would a track record of experience in community learning and adult guidance and support.

This post will suit those who are passionate about the transformative power of adult learning, who have excellent communication skills and a flexible and creative approach to problem-solving.

You must be enthusiastic with good organisational skills and have previous experience of supporting disabled people experiencing a range of barriers, of working one-to-one with learners, and of designing and delivering learning programmes. A full driving licence and access to a car is essential. You will hold an Assessors Award, or be willing to work towards this.

This post is home-based in Highland. The work will involve some visits to learner’s homes and involves regulated work for which a PVG will be required.

Lead has Disability Confident status and we encourage applications from disabled people. All disabled people meeting the minimum requirements will get a guaranteed interview. Information about our commitment to recruit disabled people is available on our website. If you would like to be considered under this scheme please indicate this on your covering letter. This will in no way disadvantage you in the recruitment process. All job application information can be made in alternative formats on request including braille, large print and audio and people can make applications in alternative formats.

Recruitment paperwork is kept for 6 months before it is destroyed.

Application notes

Application by CV and covering letter showing how you meet the criteria for the role to

Please also complete our self-declaration and equalities form on line.

Job description and additional information available at

To discuss the role please contact Sarah Burton at

Closing Date: 5pm Monday 3rd December 2018

Lead Scotland is a charity which enables disabled adults and carers to access inclusive learning opportunities.

Charity no. SC003949.