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Vacancy: School Communities Manager

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Job title: School Communities Manager

Contract: Full time (35 hours), permanent

Salary: Grade 5: £29,500 – 34,999

Closing date: Wednesday 31 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 post holder works closely with the Head of School Communities on the development, management and delivery of Reading Schools. The School Communities Manager develops, manages and oversees the Reading Schools programme, in close collaboration with strategic Regional Improvement Collaborative (RIC) lead officers and all primary and secondary schools participating in the programme.

The School Communities team delivers a range of programmes that inspire children and young people to engage with reading and writing and the post also works closely with the other School Communities Managers and wider Scottish Book Trust teams to ensure co-ordinated delivery and optimum impact for our school community audiences.

The role line manages the Reading Schools Co-ordinator and Reading Schools Administrator.

Key Responsibilities

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

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