Newbattle Abbey College
Available vacancies at the college are listed below.


Community Woodland Ranger (35 hours per week)

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the staff team as our Community Woodland Ranger. We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic individual to help manage and develop Lord Ancrum’s Wood for college and community use, working in partnership with the Forest College Co-ordinator, who is responsible for the Forest College Programme.

The successful candidate will manage the maintenance of Lord Ancrum’s Wood, all aspects of health and safety and support the delivery of outdoor programmes for people of all ages. We are looking for a qualified candidate who has the ability to develop partnerships with local communities, including schools, community groups and volunteers, particularly in areas of deprivation.

Experience of working in an outdoor recreation or woodland environment is essential. Good communication skills, both verbal and written, are necessary to engage with a diverse range of audiences.
In return, we offer a competitive salary, a generous holiday allowance and the opportunity to join our excellent Pension Scheme.

Please contact Joyce Clark, in the first instance, if you need to discuss any aspect of the role – by e-mail joyceclark@newbattleabbeycollege.ac.uk or telephone 0131 663 1921.

Job Description & Person Specification  
Salary £28,000 – £30,000 dependent on experience
Closing date Monday 22 June 2021
Interviews To be held by arrangement with candidates
Job description and specification Please download

Estates Facilities Assistant (35 hours per week)

Due to retirement, Newbattle Abbey College is looking to recruit an Estates & Facilities Assistant. The successful applicant will report to the Estates & Facilities Manager and provide a range of services to ensure the college building, grounds, Business Park and systems and services are well maintained, safe and secure.

We are looking for someone who is flexible and adaptable, with good DIY skills, and who has a good ‘can do’ attitude. In return, we offer generous holiday allowance and the opportunity to join an excellent pension scheme.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made.

Please contact Joyce Clark, in the first instance, if you need to discuss any aspect of the role – by e-mail joyceclark@newbattleabbeycollege.ac.uk or telephone 0131 663 1921.

Job Description & Person Specification  
Salary £18,893 – £19,321
Closing date 28 June 2021
Interviews To be held by arrangement with candidates
Job description and specification Please download


FOR ALL POSITIONS:

Please download, complete and return the following forms when applying:

Completed forms should be returned to Joyce Clark, Newbattle Abbey College, Newbattle Road, Dalkeith, EH22 3LL. Or email to joyceclark@newbattleabbeycollege.ac.uk  


Newbattle Abbey College is committed to the pursuit of equality of opportunity, promoting diversity and challenging discrimination.

No CVs (personal or agency) accepted. Method of applying is by fully completed application form.