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We're looking for a Membership Development Officer

We're looking for a Membership Development Officer

Posted by hl11 at May 24, 2018 09:30 AM |

We are looking for a self-starter with excellent attention to detail and extensive experience in an administrative role. You will be detail-orientated, methodical and systematic in your approach, using your well-developed oral and written communication skills to liaise with a range of stakeholders. Working to tight deadlines you will take responsibility for agreed targets, working proactively and flexibly.

About the role

You will play a significant role in the maintenance and development of systems and procedures to ensure the effective delivery of the Association’s membership activities. You have a wide range of responsibilities including maintaining the membership database; dealing with membership and subscription enquiries; acting as servicing officer to some EA Committees. You will develop closer links between the EA and its Fellows, Special Interest Groups etc. as well as developing and overseeing the Chartered Teacher of English scheme and developing new ITE and in-service courses and programmes.

Full time position for 5 years, commencing July / August 2018

Closing date for application is at midnight on 18 June 2018

Interviews will take place on 13 July 2018

The Margaret Mallett Award for Children's Non-Fiction

Posted by jew27 at May 09, 2018 11:15 AM |

The prize has been established by the English Association in memory of Margaret Mallett, a Fellow of the English Association and a long-serving member of the editorial board of our journal English 4-11, who died after a short illness in March 2017.Margaret was a passionate advocate for high quality books for children, and in particular non-fiction books.

The winner of the 2018 Margaret Mallett Award for Children's Non-Fiction

Lots: The Diversity of Life on Earth, Nicola Davies, illustrated by Emily Sutton Walker Books

For further information about this award see here The award will be presented at the English Association AGM on 23rd May 2018

Winners of the 2018 English 4-11 Best Picture Book Awards

Posted by jew27 at May 09, 2018 11:05 AM |

The English 4-11 Picture Book Awards, established in 1995, are presented annually by the English Association to the best picture book of the previous year, in each of four categories: Fiction 4-7 yrs and 7-11 yrs, and Non-Fiction 4-7 yrs and 7- 11 yrs. The winning books are chosen by the editorial board of English 4-11 from a shortlist selected by a panel of teachers and primary specialists.

The winners of the 2018 English 4-11 Book Awards are:

Fiction 4-7 yrs Stardust, Jeanne Willis, illustrated by Briony May Smith Nosy Crow

Fiction 7-11 yrs On A Magical Do-Nothing Day, Beatrice Alemagna Thames and Hudson

Non-Fiction 4-7 yrs The Big Book of Beasts, Yuval Zommer Thames and Hudson

Non-Fiction 7-11 yrs The Ways of the Wolf, Smriti Prasadam-Halls, illustrated by Jonathan Woodward Hachette Children's Group

The Press Release can be viewed here.

The awards will be presented at the English Association AGM on 23rd May 2018

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