Pathways Coordinator Alva Academy

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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 Clackmannanshire, based at Alva Academy. In 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. Click the Read the Person Specification button below to find out more but here are the key tasks of the role:

School Pathways Coordinator 4 part remit:

To apply, please click the link below. In 500 words or fewer and with reference to the person specification, tell us why you'd be perfect for the role.

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



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.