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Job Title: Early Years Training Administrator

Contract: Part time (3 days a week), fixed term (12 months)

To meet operational requirements, working hours will be Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 21 hours total per week.

Salary: Grade 2, £19,000 – £21,999

Closing date: Wednesday 6 July, 12 noon

Job Summary

Scottish Book Trust's Early Years programme delivers Bookbug, Scotland's national book gifting programme, providing a free, high quality book bag to every baby, toddler, three-year-old and P1 child in the country.

The Early Years Training and Development Team provides a comprehensive range of training for practitioners across Scotland, supporting them to gift Bookbug bags, lead Bookbug Sessions and deliver targeted outreach work to families.

The Early Years Training Administrator plays a key role in ensuring the successful delivery of the Bookbug Training Programme by organising a full calendar of training events across all 32 local authorities in Scotland.

Key Responsibilities

Skills and Experience

Other information

The post is based at Scottish Book Trust offices in Edinburgh – the role will be working remotely with designated access to the office during current restrictions.

The post involves occasional travel within Scotland and out of office hours work from time to time including occasional evenings and weekends. The hours are part time (3 days a week) to meet operational requirements, working hours will be Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday – 21 hours total per week.

Please note, due to staff holidays there will be a short delay between the closing date of this recruitment window and the date of shortlisting. Unsuccessful candidates will be notified by Monday 25 July.

How to apply

Step 1: Download and complete our application forms

We do not accept CVs. To apply for this role, please complete our application form and equal opportunity form.

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Step 2: Upload your completed forms to our recruitment portal

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  2. Add your title to the document page.
  3. Upload (or drag and drop) the files and click 'Upload' after each document.
  4. When both documents are uploaded, submit your application.

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If you have any difficulties applying or queries regarding this post, you can request support by emailing recruitment@scottishbooktrust.com(this will open in a new window).

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