The Reader Vacancy: Story Hunter

Salary: £7.83 per hour
Hours: Minimum 6 hours per week (working pattern covers 9am-7pm, Monday to Sunday with regular weekend work)
Contract: Fixed-term to 30 September 2018

The Reader’s Storybarn is a creative, interactive environment in which children can feel thoroughly alive and creative in the company of quality literature. The Reader believes that books offer children a way to understand the world in which they live and the worlds inside themselves. The organisation exists to provide book-routes into this inner space, and to develop shared understandings of both it, and the outer world.

As a Sotry Hunter, you will inspire young people to love reading and to feel confident and relaxed in the company of books. You will be a lively, engaging, enthusiastic presence in the Storybarn, to encourage children to engage as fully as possible with the experience. Training and supervision in shared reading and safeguarding practice will be provided, with space for creative adaptation of delivery for applicants to really make the role their own.

You must be willing to undertake a DBS check

To apply, 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. Complete the application form and submit a covering letter, explaining how you meet the requirements of this role, to jobs@thereader.org.uk. Use the vacancy reference code: 03/2018.

Deadline: Monday 18 June 2018, 12pm. Applications arriving after 12pm will not be considered.

Interviews: Thursday 21 June 2018

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