Call for full-time Senior Manager, Reading for Pleasure and Storytelling Programmes, within the National Literacy Agency

​National Literacy Agency



Jobsplus Permit Number: 426/2022


The National Literacy Agency is seeking to recruit a full-time Senior Manager, on an indefinite contract, Reading for Pleasure and Storytelling Programmes.


Applicants must fulfil the following eligibility criteria by the closing date:


1. A recognised degree in Education at MQF Level 6 or higher, preferably in Early Childhood Education and Care or in Primary Education; AND   


2. A minimum of 5 full years work experience in a coordinating role in education*; AND


3. High proficiency in spoken and written Maltese and English (at least MQF Level 4 in Maltese and English or equivalent, or higher); AND


4. High competency in ICT applications, especially MS Office systems most notably Word, Access, Excel and PowerPoint.


*Applications from candidates in possession of a recognised teaching degree at MQF Level 6 or higher, preferably in Early Childhood Education and Care or in Primary Education, together with the Teacher's Warrant, who do not satisfy criterion (2) above will be considered only if the applicant has a minimum of ten full years of teaching experience in the early and/or junior years.


Applicants must present documented evidence of their work experience and must demonstrate experience in literacy initiatives, most particularly reading initiatives as well as literacy initiatives with parents/caregivers. Due consideration will be given to applicants who have experience in the implementation of the reading for pleasure and storytelling methodology.


A detailed job description, including conditions of employment, can be obtained from ( or by email to ( or by telephone number 2598 3325.


Candidates should submit their letter of application, together with a summary of qualifications and experience in a European Curriculum Vitae Format, a copy of their relevant scanned certificates, a valid police conduct certificate and their Jobsplus employment history, by email to ( or by registered post to: Recruitment, National Literacy Agency, NCC, Triq Ġużè Abela Scolaro, Ħamrun HMR 1304, by not later than Friday, 19th August, 2022, at noon. Applicants employed with the Public Service are to also submit a recent Service and Leave Record Form (GP47).


Applications by post should be sent by registered mail, allowing sufficient time to ensure delivery by the above deadline. Applications will be acknowledged within seven days. Late applications will not be considered.



5th August, 2022​