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  • Ref no: GLA05884
  • Published: 17/1/2020
  • Closes: 26/1/2020
  • Location: Elderpark Library, 228a Langlands Road, Glasgow, G51 3TZ
  • Salary: £28,275.96 - £33,130.36 per year
  • Contract Type: Temporary
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.

Job Description

Glasgow Life is the charity responsible for inspiring Glasgow’s citizens and visitors to lead richer and more active lives through culture, sport and learning.  We believe in the transformational power of the services we provide for the citizens of and visitors to the City of Glasgow.  

As Community Learning Officer will work in partnership with children and young people, parents/carers, teachers and other agencies to develop programmes that provide support for young people at three Secondary Schools in South Glasgow.  Whilst maintaining a whole school approaches, there will be a particular emphasis on working with those young people who have educational, social and/or behavioural needs in line with key school and Glasgow City Council strategy. The post holder will have responsibility for the delivery of the service within St Paul's High School, Lourdes Secondary and Hillpark Secondary Schools and will also contribute to the leadership and delivery of complementary youth work and family learning within the community served by the schools.

To be successful in this role you have the following skills and experience:

Educated to degree level or equivalent industry experience
ICT Literate
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Excellent literacy and numeracy skills.
Experience of partnership working in community setting.
Excellent project management skills.
Evidence of successfully leading, inspiring and motivating adults and young people.

Evidence of recent professional learning that supports and upholds the CLD Standards vision: “that the communities and people of Scotland are served by CLD practitioners that are recognised as competent, confident and committed to equality, empowerment and life-wide learning for all.”

We offer a range of employee benefits such as an opportunity to join the Strathclyde Pension Fund, generous holiday entitlement, annual leave purchase scheme, staff discounts, flexible retirement, family friendly policies, flu vaccination programme and career break policy.

At Glasgow Life we value diversity and inclusion.  We are particularly interested in receiving applications from BAME groups who are currently under-represented in our organisation.  

This post is temporary for a period up to 1 year.

Application Packs

Alternative Application Packs can be requested in other formats for example, Large Print, Braille, Audio and other languages. To request an alternative Application Pack please phone 0141 287 1054.

Packs will be posted out to you within 3 working days of receiving your telephone request.

Please note the closing date of the job advert to ensure that you give yourself plenty of time to complete your application form and return it to us.

Further Information

For further information about working for us please refer to our website

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