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Storytelling Practitioner (Freelance)

Manchester Literature Festival is looking for a Storytelling practitioner to facilitate a new project around engaging parents in their childrens’ reading habits. We are inviting expressions of interest from practitioners able to work three Saturdays per month.

The project will involve establishing and working with groups of families in three Manchester-based libraries on a year-long Storytelling project. They will be selecting and reading from popular childrens books and facilitating activity based on the books shared. The successful practitioner will have previous experience of working with families in community settings, facilitating craft and wordplay activities and hold a current DBS certificate. They will work with the project coordinator to plan the sessions. The sessions will take place on a Saturday morning and will begin on Saturday 1st August.

Please send a CV and covering letter to Deadline for expressions of interest is Friday 17th July 2015. Fee is £100 per half day inclusive of planning time, £300 per month.