JOB VACANCY: Children in Care Letterbox Club Coordinator

Letterbox Club Coordinator (Hull)

Salary £22,462 (point 23 NJC Scale)

25 days annual leave plus bank holidays

Fixed term contract for a year with potential for renewal, subject to funding.

Start date: 1st June 2020 (4th May start date possible for flexible candidates)

Closing date: 25th March 2020 – Group interviews to be held 30th March. Individual Interviews and reading session 1st April.

Hull and East Yorkshire (HEY) Children’s University are looking for a friendly, positive and self motivated person to join our amazing charity. We have a vibrant, energetic and hard working team who all share a passion for changing children’s lives.

The new Letterbox Club Coordinator will join our current Letterbox Coordinator to provide Children in Care in Hull (year 3 to year 6) with one-to -one reading sessions that over time improve their reading ability, showing tangible improvement in reading age measured by regular assessments. They will visit the children in their schools on a regular basis, delivering their bespoke Letterbox Parcels that contain books, games and equipment to improve their reading, maths and literacy.

During school holidays the Letterbox Coordinator will be required to support the learning experiences that HEY Children’s University provides to the Children in Care. This may mean some out of hours and weekend work (though plenty of notice will be given).

The successful candidate will either be a Qualified Teacher or Senior level Teaching Assistant and will have experience in carrying out reading assessments with primary school aged children. They will also ideally have some experience in working with Children in Care.

Due to this role requiring regular travelling, a full clean UK driving license and the use of own car is essential.

As this job involves working with children and young people, the successful candidate will be required to complete an enhanced disclosure DBS check. They must also provide two references, one being from the manager at their current or most recent place of employment.

HEY Children’s University is an equal opportunities employer.

To apply please send a COVERING LETTER AND CV to Natasha Barley, Director- n.banke@hull.ac.uk Applications without a covering letter will not be considered.

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