Academy Programme Coordinator

£22,000-£24,000 pro rata - 37.5 hours per week 




This is an exciting opportunity to lead and shape Scran Academy’s youth work Academy programme on a day-to-day basis. We are looking for a dynamic youth practitioner with a passion for young people and seeing them develop in life.


The purpose of the role is to promote the personal and social development of young people through running our education and youth work programmes. This role is the critical point of contact for Scran young people and you will be responsible for ensuring that young people are engaged across the organisation. In short, this role is about defending, caring, engaging and empowering young people.

You will be joining an inspiring team of 7 staff based in North Edinburgh along with our numerous volunteers, Trustees and partners. This role suits someone who enjoys a flexible, dynamic and fulfilling work life and wants to make a difference to young people who need us most.

Hours & Benefits:

Our Academy programme currently operate Tuesdays & Thursdays with the remaining hours being determined as mutually agreed and required. This (unsurprisingly) will involve evening and weekend work on occassions.

This post attracts employers pension contribution and 25 days annual leave, plus public holidays. You will benefit from an inspiring and ever-changing workplace. As a new member of our team, you will also enjoy a high level of creative control to advise and support our development. Additional training and leadership opportunities will be offered.



To apply for this post, please submit a CV and cover letter to Charlie Johnson, Operations & Development Manager at We aim to be a flexible, progressive and open-minded employer and encounter contact and applications from a broad range of people. Diversity and difference is something we celebrate!

For an informal chat about this role, please call Chief Executive Darrell Williams on 07535 976091

Closing Date: Midday, Friday 23rd July. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview/ meet the team the week commencing 26th July – consisting of an interview panel and youth work activity.


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