Reading and Writing Session Worker

One session per week – £45 per 3 hour session on a self employed basis

We are recruiting for a Reading and Writing Session Worker to work with the members of the project to increase participant’s level of literacy.

The Grassmarket Community Project is an award social enterprise providing a unique blend of support and nurture to people who feel disengaged or marginalised.
You will be required to:
• Develop a rapport and robust working relationship with participants
• Construct a comprehensive and detailed reading and writing course syllabus
• Actively encourage and develop member commitment and engagement
• Identify and meet member’s learning support needs
• Work with vulnerable adults with a range of learning abilities
• Train members to enhance their reading and writing skills

Essentials for the role
• Experience of Community/Adult Education/Training or Group Facilitation

• Experience of delivering SVQs
• Ability to work with a wide range of people members/staff/volunteers
• A keen interest in literacy teaching and an understanding of teaching methods
• Knowledge and experience of literacy teaching methods
• Demonstrable knowledge of literacy and the English language
• A passion for working alongside individuals with a diverse range of literacy skills

To apply, please send your CV along with a covering letter setting out how you fit the person specification to

Applications will be accepted up to Friday 12th January.

This post has been funded by the Scottish Government and European Union