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Vacancy: School Communities Manager

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Job title: School Communities Manager

Contract: Full time (35 hours), fixed term maternity cover (9 12 months)

Salary: Grade 5 £29,500 £34,999

Closing date: Monday 15 August, 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 role leads on the development and delivery of the outreach work carried out in schools which supports the impact and effectiveness of our School Communities programmes. The role leads on developing teaching resources and works closely with the School Communities Managers to ensure integrated delivery of the programmes.

The role line manages the Learning Content Manager, Co-ordinator and Regional Outreach Co-ordinators and ensures resources across the wider School Communities programme are complementary and effective.

Key responsibilities

Knowledge, skills and experience

Other information

The post is based at Scottish Book Trust offices in Edinburgh and 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

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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  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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