The Reader Vacancy: Story Hunter

Salary: £7.50 per hour
Hours: Zero hours’ contract; working pattern covers 9am-7pm hour, Monday-Sunday
Duration: Until 4 September 2017

The Storybarn is a creative, interactive environment in which children can feel thoroughly alive and creative in the company of quality literature. 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
  • Flexible, enthusiastic and positive
  • Outgoing and confident working with children and families
  • Compassionate and creative

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 jobs@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 for applications: Thursday 25 May 2017, 9am. Applications arriving after 9am will not be considered.

You will be notified if you are to be called for interview by 5pm on Tuesday 30 May 2017. If you have not heard anything by then, you have been unsuccessful. Volume of applications may make replies to everyone impossible.

Interviews: Friday 2 June 2017

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.

Role begins as soon as possible.

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