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Vacancy: Freelance Early Years Trainers

Job Title: Freelance Early Years Trainer

Hours/Days: Between 0.5 day and 4 days per week depending on training location need and trainer availability

Closing date: Monday 11 July, 8am


Job Summary

As an Early Years Freelance Trainer, you will deliver Bookbug Session Leader training 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.

You will work closely with other trainers, administrators and managers in the Early Years Training and Development Team to deliver an effective training programme.

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. Where possible we will try to match training location to near trainers' home locations. Remote meetings via telephone or Zoom will be used to keep in touch at other times. Occasional evening and weekend work 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.

Project dates to be discussed, with expected sessions planned for October 2022 – April 2023.

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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  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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