The Reader Vacancy: Story Hunter

Salary: £7.50 per hour
Hours: Zero Hours Contract (working pattern covers 9am-7pm, Monday to Sunday)
Duration: Fixed-term to 31 March 2018

The Storybarn is The Reader’s creative, interactive environment in which children can feel thoroughly alive and creative in the company of quality literature. As a Story Hunter, you will be inspiring young people to love reading and to feel confident and relaxed in the company of books. You will encourage children to engage as fully as possible with the Storybarn experience and help create an exciting and stimulating environment.

Training and supervision in shared reading and safeguarding practice will be provided. You must be willing to undertake a DBS check.

To apply, visit www.thereader.org.uk and select the ‘Working with Us’ tab where you will be able to view the full job description and download an application form. Complete the application form and submit a covering letter, explaining how you meet the requirements of this role, to kateharrison@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. Please do not just send in a CV.

Deadline: Monday 11 December 2017, 9am. Applications arriving after 9am will not be considered.

Interviews: Wednesday 13 December 2017. 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

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