Now Press Play looking for scriptwriters for children’s workshops

They are looking for some fantastic scriptwriters to work with them to create immersive learning Experiences for children. If you or anyone you know wants to write exciting, imaginative stories which bring the curriculum to life, read on…

now>press>play creates immersive, audio experiences which improve access to learning for primary school children. In one of their Experiences, the children put on wireless headphones and are plunged into the world of their topic. They become the main character in a story, meeting people, discovering places and solving problems on an educational adventure they’ll never forget.

They are looking to recruit scriptwriters on a freelance basis, who have strong backgrounds in education. As well as writing scripts, you may create worksheets that go alongside the Experiences. You should:

– have experience of writing creatively for education.

– have a good understanding of the new curriculum and, ideally, have KS2 expertise in one of literacy or maths.

– have experience of working with KS2 children and, ideally, of making schemes of work, resources etc.

– be able to write to house style.

Please send a C.V. and covering letter to jobs@nowpressplay.co.uk by Sunday 12th April. Within your letter, in a short paragraph, sum up what sort of story you’d use to help improve KS2 understanding of either Adverbs (literacy) OR Percentages (maths). Remember that a script lasts 25 minutes and is a fully-fledged story.

Visit their website for more details including an example

Shortlisted candidates will subsequently do a longer piece of writing, and interviews will be on Monday 1st June

Deadline: 12 April 2015

Source: BBC Writers Room

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