IT Training Manager

  • Scottish Prison Service
  • SPS College/Hybrid
  • Jul 12, 2022
Full time IT Manager

Job Description

IT Training Manager

Salary: £32,185 - £40,288 per annum

Location: SPS College (Polmont)

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Scottish Prison Service as we recruit for an IT Training Manager to support the development and delivery of IT training for all levels in the organisation.

The post holder will work with multiple stakeholders across the organisation and beyond, to support the delivery of a new digital strategy underpinned by the principles of blended learning. As IT Training Manager, you will oversee guidance, demonstrations and training provided to staff on the use of the digital technologies required in teaching, learning and assessment. Working closely with Learning and Development Managers and Theme Leads, you will create engaging online materials, courses and programmes. Throughout your time in post, you will participate in ongoing research into the digital landscape, developments, and training practices.

Whilst you will be based at the Scottish Prison Service College, this role is open to hybrid working, allowing you to split your time between office working, and working at home, subject to business and operational requirements being met. We would welcome a conversation with the successful candidates on what hybrid working may look like for you.

If you have the following, we would like to hear from you:

  • SCQF Level 8, or equivalent, in a relevant subject (such as Learning and Development, Digital Learning, Information Technology) or professional qualification with relevant formal training.
  • Strong IT skills, including an understanding of the use of Virtual Learning Environments to design online learning
  • Experience of providing specialist advice and information relating to technology-enabled learning
  • Ability to communicate to a variety of stakeholders with different levels of technological knowledge to ensure a mutual understanding
  • Experience in the training and development of others in Microsoft Office 365 applications including Microsoft Teams and SharePoint.
  • Experience of designing and delivering quality assured training materials using blended learning approaches.
  • Strong organisational skills with an ability to prioritise, forward plan, manage competing demands and work under pressure to ensure outputs are delivered


Benefits on offer include (but are not limited to):

  • An attractive Civil Service Pension
  • Hybrid working policy
  • Ongoing professional development
  • Opportunity for progression
  • Annual Leave – 34days rising to 42days
  • Sick Pay
  • Discounts on High Street stores, supermarkets and restaurants through our partners at Blue Light Card, Edenred and Civil Service Sports Council

For further information on this exciting opportunity, including full job description, person specification, assessment process and to apply for this vacancy please visit


Closing date: 5 August 2022


32,185 - 40,288