IT Technician (Trainer)

This is an exciting new post in partnership between RUTS (Rural and Urban Training Scheme) and The Edinburgh Remakery.
The main focus of this role will be the development and delivery of IT Hardware repair courses to young people. This partnership is working towards the creation of an SQA/SCQF qualification in IT Hardware Repair.

IT Technician (Trainer)

Based at The Edinburgh Remakery – Leith E-Waste & Education Hub and frequent travel to Midlothian

Working Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £21,140 per annum (plus pension)
Contract: 1 year with potential for extension, subject to funding.
Reports to: Operations and IT Manager

Background info

The Edinburgh Remakery is a social enterprise and charity. Our mission is to create a zero waste society by diverting reusable resources away from landfill, and sharing valuable repair and reuse skills with the people in our community.

We have a shop fronted premises where we specialise in refurbishing donated IT equipment and selling it at affordable prices through our on-line shop.

As of August 2020 we have pivoted our business model to focus on key business priorities. To this end the premises at Leith Walk has now become our E-Waste and Education Hub. This centre will concentrate on two streams; the first being our IT Disposal Service for both businesses and individuals and the refurbishment of IT equipment – with sales through our online shop. The second, our Education model.

Our Education model is taking two routes:

  • Educational Workshops for individuals, community groups and bespoke events such as staff away days, birthdays, and more
  • Employability Opportunities with various entry points from volunteering, apprenticeships, internships and work placements

Purpose of Role

The main focus of this role will be the development and delivery of IT Hardware repair courses in partnership with RUTS. This partnership is working towards the creation of a SQA/SCQF qualification in IT Hardware Repair. Also assist in developing internal IT and Electronics related workshops and provide 1:1 repair sessions for the general public.

Download the full Person Specification and Job Description here.

Application Procedure:
If you would like to be considered for this role, please refer to the Person Specification and Job Description PDF at the link above, and email a CV and cover letter detailing your relevant experience to the role and how you meet the requirements to sotiris@edinburghremakery.org.uk

The closing date for this role is 17:00 on Monday 19th April 2021 with interviews taking place via ZOOM on Friday 23rd April 2021.

Please note that generic and non-specific submissions will not be considered.

For more information on what we do, have a browse of our website – www.edinburghremakery.org.uk – and visit our social media pages, links below.

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