Bookstart Development Worker

Bookstart Development Worker

Salary : £8,945 – £9,969 per annum (for 18.5 hours per week)

Location : West / South Clusters


Part Time (18.5 hours per week)

Fixed Term contract or Secondment Opportunity until 31st March 2018



To develop / deliver book based / storytelling programmes that utilise National Bookstart resources so that their impact supports the language / literacy development in children  – especially those identified as vulnerable and disadvantaged.


Requirements of the post :

– Knowledge of current trends in Early Years provision ;

– Knowledge of Bookstart Scheme ;

– Experience of the promotion of books/story sharing to parents/carers/staff ;

– Knowledge of Early Years Language/Literacy Development Experience of project monitoring/evaluation ;

– Experience of Storytelling to children/parents/carers ;

– Good communication skills ;

– Subject to an Enhanced DBS Check.


For an informal discussion please contact Paul Gobey on 0116 454 0083.


Please ensure you provide an email address as this is our preferred method of contact.





Closing Date : 5th April 2017

Test / Interview Date : w/c 17th April 2017

Post Number : E6515 / 0317SSN / EXT

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