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Early Years Trainer

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Job title: Early Years Trainer

Contract: Part time (14–21 hours per week), permanent

Salary: £21,500–£25,999 (pro rata) (Grade 3)

Closing date: Friday 3 December, 9am

Job Summary

The Early Years Trainer delivers a range of early years training and ongoing support activities for Bookbug practitioners from a broad range of sectors and partner agencies. These include libraries, early education, the NHS and third sector organisations. The training covers a range of topics to support professionals to engage families with the benefits of sharing stories, songs and rhymes.

The post also works on discrete projects which support professionals and volunteers with ongoing Bookbug training and development.

This post is one of three Early Year trainers in the Early Years Training & Development Team and is managed by the Early Years Training & Development Manager. The post holder will also work closely with the Community Engagement Team on specific project work, including quality assurance and Shared Practice sessions.

Key Responsibilities

Knowledge, skills and experience

Other information

The role is home-based, working remotely from the Scottish Book Trust Edinburgh Office and involves travel throughout Scotland, as well as travelling to regular in-person team meetings in Edinburgh. Remote meetings via telephone or Zoom will be used to keep in touch at other times. Occasional evening and weekend work and overnight stays will be required.

Please note that the training Scottish Book Trust delivers is for adults who work with children and families, and the trainer role does not involve direct work with children.

Appointment to the post will be conditional upon securing satisfactory references and PVG checks from Disclosure Scotland.

How to apply

Applications are now closed. This page is for information only.