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Sharing Sensory Stories Project Manager

  • Full time
  • £27,000 – £29,499
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 28th June 2022


  • Advertised from 14th June 2022
  • Salary: Grade 4. Status: Full time, permanent contract.

Role

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

We are looking for an experienced project manager to lead our Sharing Sensory Stories programme for pupils with ASN.

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.

We are looking for an experienced project manager to lead our Sharing Sensory Stories programme for children with Additional Support Needs (ASN).

The Project Manager will develop resources for teachers and parents and project manage specific targeted activities, such as artist residencies and sensory storytelling workshops. The Project Manager will also manage a small grants scheme and plan, programme and deliver an annual Inclusive Stories Festival / Roadshow.

The post holder requires significant experience, knowledge and understanding of learning support and education policy in Scotland, as well as a strong background in project management. Additionally, it would be beneficial for the post holder to have experience working with children in an Additional Support Needs setting.

This role is part of Scottish Book Trust’s School Communities team and is funded for 3 years by Mohn Westlake.

Application notes

Closing date: Tuesday 28 June 2022 10am

To apply go to: scottishbooktrust.com/about/vacancies