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Vacancy: School Communities Co-ordinator (2 roles)

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Job title: School Communities Co-ordinator

Contract: There are two full time (35 hours), fixed term roles available for this position. One role will be fixed term for 6 months and the other will be fixed term for 12 months.

Salary: Grade 3 £22,000 £26,999

Closing date: Wednesday 10 August 2022, 10am

Job summary

The School Communities team delivers a range of programmes that inspire schools, learning professionals, children and young people to engage with reading and writing. Key programmes include Reading Schools, Read, Write Count, First Minister's Reading Challenge and Authors Live.

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

The role involves creating learning materials and delivering professional learning opportunities to a range of audiences online via Zoom or Teams and in person to support the School Communities programmes.

The School Communities Co-ordinator will also develop and manage online content, such as blogs and social media to ensure maximum participation and impact for the programmes.

The role also establishes, maintains and develops relationships with key stakeholders (teachers, schools, librarians, Scottish Government and Education Scotland) promoting and monitoring participation in the programmes, and carrying out engagement work to inform ongoing programme development.

The post holder will also work alongside the School Communities Team and Scottish Book Trust colleagues to ensure co-ordinated delivery and optimum impact for our school community audiences.

Key Responsibilities

Knowledge, 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.

A full, clean UK driving licence and confident, experienced driving skills are desirable.

The post-holder must be prepared to undertake travel across Scotland, from time to time travel elsewhere in the UK, including occasional overnight stays.

The post will involve working with young people therefore, appointment will be conditional upon securing Full Disclosure level clearance from Disclosure Scotland.

How to apply

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