Literacy Specialist

Read Easy UK

Name: Literacy Specialist
Organisation: Read Easy UK
Type: Part Time
Flexible times 1-7 hours a week


Our Literacy Specialists provide support with literacy issues to the Coordinator and Reading Coaches and assist in running the Reading Coach meetings.
The person who takes on this role should have a background in teaching reading/literacy (preferably but not necessarily with adults).
Our volunteer Literacy Specialists feel a real sense of pride in giving practical solutions to their Coordinators and Reading Coaches.

The role is based in the north of North Somerset and is part of the Management Team.

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Organisation Description

Read Easy Weston-super-Mare is a locally-managed group affiliated to the charity Read Easy UK since November 2019. Trained local volunteers provide free, confidential one-to-one coaching to adults who struggle with reading.


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Cause / Interests

  • Education and Literacy

Types of Activity

  • Advice, Information and Support
  • Mentoring
  • Teaching, Training and Coaching

Skills and Qualifications


What we are looking for?
Professional experience in teaching reading/literacy
Confident using IT
Ability to work as part of a team and alone
Cooperation and collaboration
Preferably own transport


Meeting new people
Making a real difference to people’s lives
Working as part of a team

Additional/Specific Suitabilities

Minimum Age: 21
Maximum Age: NA
Disabled Access: No
Wheelchair Access: No
Expenses: Yes
Restrictions: NA
Induction: Yes
Insurance Cover: Yes
Special Needs: NA
Offer: NA
Training: Yes
Other: NA

Recruitment Method

Application form, Interview, References