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Developing the Young Workforce Inverness and Central Highland are hiring!

5 July 2023

DYW Hi Res
Job title
School Coordinator
Reports to
Operations Manager
3.5 full time equivalent posts available from 17.5 hours - 35 hours per week
£25,116 full time (35 hours per week) part time pro rated
Secondary schools within Inverness & Central Highland
Contract type
These are permanent posts, however the continuation of the post is dependent on the continuation of Scottish Government funding. Funding is currently confirmed to March 31st 2024 but continuation for at least a further year is very likely with a view to extending subject to funding. School Term Time only with salary paid over 12 months of the year. There is sometimes the opportunity for additional hours to be worked during the school holidays which will be paid.

How to apply

DYW School Coordinator

Developing the Young Workforce Inverness and Central Highland are hiring!

Contract: 3.5 full time equivalent posts available from 17.5hrs to 35 hours per week

Salary: £25,116 full time – 35 hours per week ( part time pro-rated) school term time with salary paid over 12 months of the year

Do you want to be part of a team connecting employers with young people and working with partners to make this happen? Our DYW School Coordinator role may be just right for you

If you would like your working day to include activities like:

Planning and co-creating employability, enterprise and wider curriculum learning opportunities with employers, educators and partners

Identifying employer activities and events to support young people in school to prepare for the world of work

Networking with the business community

Making things happen for young people

And some of the day to day expectations that comes with this….

Reporting on activities and progress

Keeping up to date with labour market changes

Collaborating and flying solo

Leading and being part of regular meetings

If you are:

Passionate about helping young people to be informed, inspired and hired

Organised, enjoy planning, creative and innovative

A great communicator, networker and influencer 

A collaborator, strategic thinker and doer

We would love to hear from you

We have a number of fixed term roles available from now, currently funded to 31st March 2024, with a view to extending contracts on a yearly basis pending funding from Scottish Government. You will be based in one of the 14 local authority secondary schools within the Inverness and Central Highland area, but will work to support delivery across the area as required.

The role is classed as “regulated work” A protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) membership is required (application to the scheme is made by us upon conditional offer of the post)

How to apply:

Download the full job description and person specification here or contact sandra@inverness-chamber.co.uk

Application by e-mail to sandra@inverness-chamber.co.uk including your CV and a short covering letter (maximum 1000 words) which outlines why you would like to be a schools coordinator, why you think you are suitable for the post and how your experience matches the person specification.

The closing date for applications is Friday 4th August and initial interviews are likely to be in the week of 14th August.

You should also indicate how many hours you would like to work and your ideal location with the Inverness and Central Highland area