Wonderful Words Coordinator (3 days a week)

We are looking for someone with a passion for, and experience in, working with schools on drama-based programmes to lead on the project management of the Wonderful Words programme, working with three local primary schools.

Wonderful Words is an innovative two-year primary school’s programme that draws on the findings and theory in education consultant Alex Quigley’s book of the same name and Kelly Ashley’s book Word Power. Drawing on drama practice and storytelling to specifically support vocabulary learning in fun and in-depth ways, helping children find their voice as communicators.

The Wonderful Words Programme Coordinator will be responsible for the management of all aspects of the programme across the three schools, including liaising with school staff, freelancers, the evaluator, and promoting the programme more widely within the sector. Where appropriate, the coordinator will also become involved in other aspects of Grand Junction’s work with children, young people, and families.

We are seeking someone with experience of working with schools on curriculum-linked drama programmes, exceptional organisation, and the ability to take initiative and think resourcefully.

PLEASE NOTE: You will need to have availability on Mondays and Tuesdays. The third day is flexible.

This post is made possible through funding from Paul Hamlyn Foundation.

To apply please download and read the job description and person specification closely, and complete and send the attached application form and equality and diversity form to recruitment@grandjunction.org.uk.

Please note CVs will not be accepted.

 Applications close at 10am on Tuesday 30 August.

Grand Junction Wonderful Words Coordinator JD & Person Spec

PDT Application Form – Wonderful Words Programme Coordinator

PDT Equal opps Monitoring Form