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School Communities Co-ordinator (Outreach)

  • Full time
  • £21,500 – £25,999
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 26th February 2021

  • Advertised from 12th February 2021
  • 35 hours a week. Permanent


Do you want to help us transform lives through reading and writing? We are seeking an enthusiastic and confident person to join our team and deliver exceptional training and support materials for learning professionals.

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 Co-ordinator (Outreach) will develop and deliver professional learning opportunities to a range of audiences online via Zoom or Teams and in person to support the School Communities programmes with a focus on First Minister’s Reading Challenge.

The post holder works closely with the School Communities Manager (Outreach) on the administration, development, and delivery of all aspects of the School Communities Outreach programme.

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 team to ensure co-ordinated delivery and optimum impact for our school community audiences.

Application notes

Application notes: To apply go to: to complete our application form

Closing date: Friday, 26th February, 10am

Please note that interviews are planned for 9th March 2021.