04

Mar

The Reader Organisation – Storyhunter

Term: Fixed
Hours: 20
Salary: £8.21 per hour with rolled up holiday pay (Pay award pending)
Location: The Storybarn, Calderstones Park, L18 3JB

Description: About the role:

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more you learn, the more places you’ll go.” — Dr. Seuss

The Storybarn is a creative, interactive environment in which children can feel thoroughly alive and creative in the company of quality literature. With Shared Reading at the heart of all that we do, we believe that books offer children a way to understand the world in which they live and the worlds inside themselves. The Reader exists to provide book-routes into this inner space, and to develop shared understandings of both it, and the outer world.

Training will be provided with space for creative adaptation of delivery for applicants to really make the role their own.

This role could be for you if you:

• Passionately believe in the value of reading
• Are flexible, enthusiastic and positive
• Are incredible outgoing and confident working with children and families
• Are compassionate and creative

How to Apply

Note: Please do not just send in a CV. We will only consider applications that adhere to the following process:

Visit www.thereader.org.uk and select the ‘Get Involved’ tab where you will be able to view the full job description and download an application form. Please complete the application form and submit a covering letter, explaining how you meet the requirements of this role, to laurakershaw@thereader.org.uk.

Your covering letter is an opportunity for you to include any additional information which could not be explained within the application form.

Deadline for applications: 9am, Wednesday 18th March.
NB: applications arriving after 9am will not be considered.

Volume of applications may make replies to everyone impossible.

Please note you may be required to deliver a presentation or complete a task at the interview. If this is the case, you will be informed of this when you are invited to interview.

Start Date: As soon as possible

Contact details: laurakershaw@thereader.org.uk

Closing date: 9am, 18th March 2020.

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