Alness & Invergordon School Pathways Coordinator

Alness Academy & Invergordon Academy (0.5 in each school)

Are you passionate about supporting young people who have experienced disadvantage to realise their potential? Can you work in school as part of a dedicated national team to support young people to get the very best from the education system? If so, this role may be for you.

At MCR, our driving force is simple – that young people who are in, or on the edges of the care system, will have the same educational outcomes, career opportunities and life chances as any other young person.

MCR young people tell their stories far better than us. Hear them in their own words in these short films of young people who have participated in the programme, reflecting on how mentoring has helped them create better futures for themselves:

We have had a transformational impact in schools and local authorities across Scotland and are looking for a Pathways Coordinator to join our regional team in Highland, covering both Alness Academy and Invergordon Academy. The successful candidate will primarily be based in the school, supporting and learning from existing teams. Within this role, you will be an integral part of the school community, liaising with education colleagues and external stakeholders, and delivering the programme to young people.

To apply, please click the link below and complete the application form below.

This position could be a secondment opportunity for Highland Council employees - minimum 1 year.

Please note, the role will be subject to a PVG check and two satisfactory references, one of which must be from your current or most recent employer.

Please notice that due to the high volume of applicants, we will only respond to candidates who are selected for interview.

MCR Pathways subscribes to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) regarding disclosure & barring.

MCR Pathways is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This role is subject to a PVG check. Applications to process PVGs will only be submitted once the successful candidate has accepted the offer of a position. For further information, visit: https://www.mygov.scot/pvg-scheme/

MCR Pathways is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, or age.

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