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Reading Schools Manager

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Job title: Reading Schools Manager

Contract type: Permanent

Salary: Grade 5: £28,500-£34,000

Closing date: Thursday 22 October at 9am

Interview date: Friday 30 October

Job Summary

The post holder works closely with the Head of School Communities on the development, management and delivery of the Reading Schools pilot programme as part of the First Ministers Reading Challenge. The post also works closely with the School Communities Managers to ensure co-ordinated delivery and optimum impact for our school community audiences.

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

Key Responsibilities

Skills and Experience

Person Specification

Other Information

Due to current government guidelines, the Reading Schools Manager will be working from home until further notice. Once normal interaction is resumed, the job holder will be based at Scottish Book Trust’s offices in central Edinburgh, however the post-holder must be prepared to travel occasionally for work-related duties.

Appointment to the post will be conditional upon securing satisfactory Basic Disclosure from Disclosure Scotland.

This position is now closed for applications.