Local Learning Officer – Bothwell Castle

Local Learning Officer – Bothwell Castle

Historic Scotland’s Learning Services team is looking to commission a creative and enthusiastic individual as Local Learning Officer at the castle.

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL

SERVICES

1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address


Historic Scotland

Learning Services, Holyrood Park Education Centre, 1 Queen’s Drive,

Edinburgh

EH8 8HG

UK

Elaine Johnston

+44 1316528150

elaine.johnston@scotland.gsi.gov.uk

+44 1316528151
http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained


Historic Scotland

Learning Services, Holyrood Park Education Centre, 1 Queen’s Drive,

Edinburgh

EH8 8HG

UK

Elaine Johnston

+44 1316528150

elaine.johnston@scotland.gsi.gov.uk

+44 1316528151
http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:


Historic Scotland

Learning Services, Holyrood Park Education Centre, 1 Queen’s Drive,

Edinburgh

EH8 8HG

UK

Elaine Johnston

+44 1316528150

elaine.johnston@scotland.gsi.gov.uk

+44 1316528151
http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

Local Learning Officer – Bothwell Castle

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

An exciting opportunity for someone with a passion for history has arisen at Bothwell Castle.

Historic Scotland’s Learning Services team is looking to commission a creative and enthusiastic individual as Local Learning Officer at the castle.

The Local Learning Officer will work closely with the Regional Learning Development Officer to develop and deliver educational resources and activities that support teaching and inspire learning at this magnificent historic site.

The Local Learning Officer is a freelance contract post of between 40 and 60 days per annum. The contract has been designed to allow the successful candidate to work at least one day per week, but how the actual hours of work are composed can be flexible in accordance with the nature of the work being undertaken at a particular time. Rate of pay is £150 per day.

Applications are sought from individuals who have experience of teaching in schools or in a cultural/heritage environment. While the opportunity is open to specialists in any subject area, a working knowledge of current curricular developments, and especially Curriculum for Excellence, is highly desirable.

To register interest, please send a CV and covering letter through this portal, email or by post to:

Elaine Johnston

Learning Development Officer

Historic Scotland

Holyrood Park Education Centre

1 Queen’s Drive

Edinburgh

EH8 8HG

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 9th January 2013. Informal interviews with shortlisted candidates are scheduled to take place at Bothwell Castle in the week ending 15th February 2013.

For further information contact:

Elaine Johnston,

Learning Development Officer,

0131 652 8150

elaine.johnston@scotland.gsi.gov.uk

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=248188.

The awarding authority has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via a ‘Tender Submission Postbox’ facility. Further details of this facility are available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/PostBox/Postbox_Explain.aspx?ID=248188.

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems. The postbox closes precisely at the time stated.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

171000 Services
171010 Services – Adult and Further Education
171011 Services – Children

150 … Glasgow & Strathclyde

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

To register interest, send a CV and covering letter through this portal, by email or post to:

Elaine Johnston

Learning Development Officer

Historic Scotland

Holyrood Park Education Centre

1 Queen’s Drive

Edinburgh

EH8 8HG

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

Single stage – Any candidate may submit a tender.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

N/a

4.3

Time Limits

a) Time-limit for obtaining documentation

b) Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders
09-01-2013  Time  17:00

c) Estimated award date  28-02-2013

4.5

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

EN

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

The awarding authority has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Tender Submission Postbox facility. Further details are available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/PostBox/Postbox_Explain.aspx?ID=248188

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

Please see the attached job description.

(SC Ref:248188)

5.2

Additional Documentation

Bothwell Castle – LLO Job Description (November 2012)

5.3

Publication date of this notice

13-12-2012

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