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Reading Schools Manager

  • Full time
  • £28,500 – £34,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 22nd October 2020


  • Advertised from 8th October 2020
  • Permanent.

Role

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

We are seeking a determined and enthusiastic person to develop our Reading Schools accreditation pilot programme and join our team.

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.

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

We are seeking a determined and enthusiastic Reading Schools Manager to continue the development of our Reading Schools accreditation pilot programme.

The Reading Schools Manager develops, manages and oversees the Reading Schools pilot, in close collaboration with strategic Regional Improvement Collaborative (RIC) lead officers and all primary and secondary schools participating in the pilot.

The post holder works closely with the Head of School Communities on the Reading Schools pilot programme which is part of the First Ministers Reading Challenge and is funded by Scottish Government.

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

The post also works closely with the School Communities Managers to ensure coordinated delivery and optimum impact for our school community audiences.

Organisational Profile:

Scottish Book Trust is a national charity changing lives through reading and writing. We champion the benefits of reading and writing for pleasure and work for a Scotland where everyone has an equal opportunity to thrive through literacy.

Application notes

To apply go to: scottishbooktrust.com/about/scottish-book-trust-team/vacancies.

Please note that interviews are planned for Friday 30th October.


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