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Community & Education Officer – Discover Children’s Story Centre

Salary: 21,000-23,000 depending on experience.

Discover Children’s Story Centre is the UK’s first hands-on literature/literacy centre in Stratford, east London attracting over 80,000 visitors per year and working with a further 17,000 outside of the venue.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and reliable person to play a key role in the Community and Education Department working closely with the Head of Learning to plan, organise and run the exciting Learning programme.

Your role will include scheduling and coordinating outreach work, liaising with the Head of Learning and our Story Builders to form creative content for projects and managing two key components of Discover’s work; Mighty Mega, a Saturday morning club for disabled children and their families and the Children’s Forum, a group of children aged 6-11 year who meet monthly to support decisions and work creatively to influence developments and plans at Discover.

You will have a good understanding of arts education and have experience of coordinating and managing projects.  You will be imaginative and resourceful and will be interested in children’s literature and literacy.  Discover collaborates with writers, artists and schools to create fantastic learning experiences in one of the most vibrant and innovative areas of the UK.

This is an exciting time to play an important role in the future development and expansion of the community and education programme of an east London based innovative arts and learning charity.

All Discover staff members are required to have a current valid DBS check or be able to submit an enhanced DBS disclosure in line with Discover Policy.

Application deadline:       Friday 9 January 2015 at 5pm

First Interviews              Friday 16 January 2015

Second Interviews          Wednesday 21 January 2015

Download the full job description and application pack: http://www.discover.org.uk/about/jobs/

Discover values diversity and is an equal opportunities employer

Registered charity no 10070468

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