This vacancy has now closed

School Communities Regional Outreach Co-ordinator

  • Part time
  • £22,000 – £26,999 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 22nd August 2022

  • Advertised from 8th August 2022
  • 17.5 hours / 2.5 days. Fixed term contract: 12 months


Do you want to help us transform lives through reading and writing?

We have a position available for an outgoing, driven person based in Highland, supporting schools to engage with our programmes.

Scottish Book Trust is a national charity that believes books, reading and writing have the power to change lives. A love of reading inspires creativity, improves employment opportunities, mental health and wellbeing and is one of the most effective ways to help break the poverty cycle. We work towards a Scotland where everyone has an equal opportunity to thrive through literacy.

The School Communities Regional Outreach Coordinator works closely with the School Communities Manager on the administration, development, and delivery of the School Communities Outreach programme in the Highland local authority.

The role involves working closely with individual schools or key stakeholders in Highland Council to identify ways that they can engage with, and benefit from, our School Communities programmes. They will also deliver professional learning opportunities to a range of audiences, in-person and online via Zoom or Teams, to support the School Communities programmes.

The School Communities team delivers a range of programmes that inspire children and young people to engage with reading and writing.

The post holder will also work alongside the School Communities Team and Scottish Book Trust colleagues to ensure co-ordinated delivery and optimum impact for our school community audiences.

Application notes

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Closing date: Monday 22nd August 10:00am