Social Programme Assistant - EC01137/PC
- Sighthill Campus, Bankhead Avenue, EH11 4DE
- £22,554 - £23,932 per year pro-rata (appointment is usually made at first point of the scale. role is subject to the application of a national process of job evaluation)
- Contract Type:
- Position Type:
- Part Time
- 16 hours per week
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Note for Internal Applicants - appointment into this role may be considered on a secondment basis. Prior agreement from your line manager is essential.
Each summer Edinburgh College welcomes international students aged 16 and over from all over the world to take part in English Language and English Language Teacher Training courses. Students study for between 2 and 8 weeks and take part in social programme events taking them on guided visits within the city and beyond. The Social Programme gives students the opportunity to visit some of the historical and cultural attractions in Edinburgh and Scotland, and includes a wide range of activities that take place during weekday afternoons and evenings, in addition to full-day excursions on Saturdays.
The College requires Social Programme Assistants to accompany student groups on excursions and to events. Other tasks such as airport collections and/or helping with student inductions may be required.
Demonstrable experience of holding a position of responsibility or of leading groups is required, as is experience of working with people of different cultures and nationalities who may have a limited level of English. Previous experience in a similar role is highly desirable.
Applicants will be required to complete a PVG check and to undertake safeguarding training.
Applications will be considered from candidates wishing to work less than 16 hours per week.
Please see the Job Description and Person Specification above for further details.
Closing Date: Monday 5 June
Interview Date: week beginning 12 June