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West Lothian College, Almondvale Crescent, Livingston, West Lothian, EH54 7EP
£46,000 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

Job Description

Learning & Skills Manager 

Access, Employability and Schools Faculty

Salary: £46,000 per annum (subject to pending job evaluation)
Start Date: August 2022
Contract: Fixed Term until 31/07/2023
35 hours per week

A fixed term opportunity has arisen within the Access Employability and Schools faculty for an exceptional Learning and Skills Manager to be a key addition to the team.  This is an excellent opportunity as the faculty grows to develop and widen access to those who currently face barriers or have previously found challenges in education. You will work across all areas within the faculty and will manage learning pathways across college. This planning will be in partnership with external stakeholders and key supports, including schools, the justice system and the council. This post will further develop the TRUST Project work which commenced last year and is sector leading in supporting students who have or are making harmful life choices. This provision has a strong focus on trauma responsive practice for students or potential students across all faculties.  


Supporting the Director in achieving the goals of the faculty’s operational and strategic plan, you will oversee the curriculum faculty to ensure student success through effective delivery, guidance and support.  Managing commercial activity, as well as all the resources within the faculty, you should provide inspirational leadership for staff and ensure sufficient opportunities for development.


This role requires an individual with superb communication skills and demonstrable experience of staff management, to be an inspirational manager, to ensure staff and students alike, are able to meet standards of educational excellence.  This role does not have a teaching commitment.


Applicants should also be qualified to SCQF Level 9, with evidence of continuous professional development, preferably with a teaching qualification and/or management qualification.  Experience within the justice system or social services, children and families employment would be desirable.


Working for the College you will benefit from a generous leave entitlement, career average pension scheme, excellent on-site facilities such as gym and restaurant, together with transport, health, wellbeing benefits and retail discounts. The College is located within the town centre with an array of shops and restaurants all within a few minutes walking distance.


Interviews will take place within West Lothian College. Those shortlisted for interview will be required to undertake a Thomas International PPA assessment and deliver a presentation to the panel.


The college's Recruitment & Selection Policy can be found at


Link to SCQF


Closing date for applications is 4th July 2022 23:59 hrs.


Interviews will take place on 12th July 2022


Please note we do not accept CVs.

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