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Newbattle High School, Newbattle Community Campus, Newbattle Way, Easthouses, Dalkeith, EH22 4SX
£24,983 - £26,920 per year pro rata
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
36 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description


The jobholder must be able to demonstrate experience and skills in the management of
technology in an educational context. This includes:

  • Strong knowledge and practical experience of digital learning platforms and tools.
  • Working knowledge of the structures and standard processes associated with the
    Scottish Education system
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • The jobholder is required to travel to manage their allocated workload and the ability to drive is essential.

Please see attached job summary for further detail.

Informal enquiries should be directed to Susan Ward, Quality Improvement Officer,

CLOSING DATE Friday 7 October 2022

INTERVIEW DATE  Wednesday 12 October 2022           


Job advert

Position Title:                     Learning Technologist

Directorate:                        Children, Young People and Partnerships

Location:                           Digital Inclusion and Learning Team, based at Newbattle High School  

Contract Status:                Permanent

Hours of Work:                  36

Working Pattern:                Fixed

Weeks per year:                41

Please note that it is Midlothian Councils policy that successful applicants will be appointed to the first point on the salary scale.

Based on you working 36 hours over 41 weeks per year the minimum actual salary for this position is £22,551.12 per annum.


This post is considered Regulated Work with Children, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007. Therefore, it is an offence to apply if you are barred from working with children and/or protected adults.

Successful candidates will require PVG Scheme membership for Regulated Work with Children. You will be required to join the Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check prior to commencing employment with Midlothian Council, the cost of which will be met by you.

For further information on the PVG Scheme please visit

Additional information

If you have difficulty applying for this post or accessing attached documents, or if you have a disability and reasonable adjustment is required, please email to speak to a member of the Recruitment Team stating the post reference number.

Midlothian Council is currently undergoing a period of transformation, changing and improving the way it delivers services in Midlothian. As a consequence, there are a number of existing employees for whom we are committed to seeking suitable alternative employment within the Council in accordance with our legal obligations. Candidates are advised that, for some vacancies, internal candidates in this situation will be interviewed before the wider selection pool and a slightly longer delay may be experienced before application outcomes can be advised to you. Thank you for your patience in this matter.