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Vacancy: School Communities Manager (Training and Development)

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Do you want to help us transform lives through reading and writing? We’re looking for a dynamic leader with an education background to manage and deliver our School Communities Learning and Training offer.

Job title: School Communities Manager (Training and Development)

Contract: Permanent (35 hours per week)

Salary: Grade 5 (£31,000-£36,999) )

Closing date: Sunday 21 January

Location: Flexible hybrid working between home and our Edinburgh City Centre office


About the job

Do you want to help us transform lives through reading and writing? If so, we would love to hear from you. We’re looking for a dynamic leader, with a background in education, to lead the development of our School Communities training programme.

This is an excellent opportunity for you to support Scottish Book Trust and our 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 with the First Minister and Authors Live.

You will be responsible for the development and delivery of the training that supports the impact and effectiveness of our School Communities programmes. The role leads on professional training, developing teaching resources and works closely with the other School Communities Managers to ensure integrated delivery of the programmes.

You will have people management responsibility for a small team and ensures resources across the wider School Communities Programme are complementary and effective.

Key responsibilities

You will have:

We encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet all the requirements. If you want to discuss the role prior to applying, please email recruitment@scottishbooktrust.com(this link will open in a new window).

We will work with the successful candidate to put a development plan in place to ensure training needs are met.