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Linda Muirhead

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2 days ago

Hi folks There will be no sessions on Monday 15th July due to the Glasgow Fair Bank Holiday. ... See MoreSee Less
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Still on over the school holidays . ... See MoreSee Less
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Hi folksThe Gorbals Wednesday Move Dance Go session ( usually at TASK) will be at the Gorbals Parish Church for the next 6 weeks.1pm-2pm 😀 ... See MoreSee Less
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Hi folks There will be no sessions in St Monica’s primary school, Glendale Primary School and polloksheilds primary school over the holidays.They will return in August.Also no park walk in Queens Park for the next 3 weeks whilst we are doing our Queens Park Arena sessions Tuesday-Friday starting tomorrow 12-12.45.These sessions can be booked through the Queens Park Arena website 😀😀 ... See MoreSee Less
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CAREER OPPORTUNITY?

INTERESTED IN WORKING FOR GIGGLE N GROW?

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SESSION LEADER REQUIRED.

Career Opportunities

We are currently looking for someone for the following post:

Session Leader

Below are the details, Job description and Personal Specification. Click each to download or view. Thank you for your interest.

Job Advert

Job Description

Personal Specification

 

Bookbug Session Leader Training


Dates to be announced
Blackfriars Primary School
310 Cumberland Street
Glasgow G5 0SS

Who's eligible: Staff and volunteers who will be delivering free public Bookbug Sessions in community venues for parents and children.

About the training: Interactive, activity based and lots of fun, this course provides trainees with a wealth of information covering relevant book sharing, musical and child development topics.

Course content:
- How to lead an effective and engaging Bookbug Session
- Practical singing tips including practice and repetition of a selection of songs
- How to effectively include a book in your Bookbug Session
- Appropriate books for different ages and stages
- Appropriate musical activities for very young children and their parents
- The importance of parent and child bonding and interaction
- The benefits of books for parent and child interaction
- The development of literacy and language and how stories, songs and rhymes support this
- Care and use of the voice
- Effective use of resources

The results: By the end of this course trainees should have gained-

- The ability to be a confident and effective Bookbug Session Leader
- The knowledge to put together an appropriate session for children aged 0 - 4
- Understanding of musical and literacy foundations
- Knowledge and use of appropriate resources and engagement techniques
- Appropriate Bookbug Session presentation, design and structure
- Appropriate interaction with parents and children

For further information contact:

0141 429 8139
linda@gigglengrow.org

Join us at the Queens Park Band stand over the summer!

We will be delivering sessions over the summer as part of the BIG FUN Early Years Summer Activities. All happening at Queen's Park Arena, Queen's Park, G42 8QR. Sessions run from 11am-12noon on the dates below.

All sessions are as ever FREE!

Move! Dance! Go!

4th July

5th July

6th July

11th July

12th July

13th July

 

18th July

19th July

20th July

 

Bookbug

7th July

14th July

Giggle N Grow Show!

21st July

Join us at the Queens Park Band stand over the summer!

We will be delivering sessions over the summer as part of the BIG FUN Early Years Summer Activities. All happening at Queen's Park Arena, Queen's Park, G42 8QR. Sessions run from 11am-12noon on the dates below.

All sessions are as ever FREE!

Move! Dance! Go!

4th July

5th July

6th July

11th July

12th July

13th July

 

18th July

19th July

20th July

 

Bookbug

7th July

14th July

Giggle N Grow Show!

21st July

JOB OPPORTUNITY

If you feel you have what it takes to be a great story teller and engage positively with the children & parents at our sessions then this could be for you!

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FAMILY FUN DAYS

The opportunity for children and parents to make a mess and play together

VOLUNTEERING

If you feel you have what it takes to be a great story teller and engage positively with the children & parents at our sessions then please feel free to contact us.

Career Opportunities

We are currently looking for someone for the following post:

Session Leader

Below are the details, Job description and Personal Specification. Click each to download or view. Thank you for your interest.

Job Advert

The Giggle N Grow project has a vacancy for a Session Leader

16hrs week, £11.03 per hour, 1 year contract 

Hours: Between 9.00am - 3.00pm (occasionally asked to work out with these hours)

The South Glasgow Childcare Partnership Forum charity is a constituted group of voluntary members with an interest in the provision of children and family services throughout the South Glasgow area. The Forum also runs the Giggle N Grow project.  

Giggle N Grow is an early intervention outreach project working with families of pre five children within the Glasgow area. Designed to support families by the promotion of early literacy, music and movement, shared play, improved parenting skills and early intervention techniques. We believe that every child should have access to rich learning experiences without the barrier of cost, that is why all our services are free to families.

Would you like to be part of our fun, enthusiastic Team delivering interactive session of storytelling, singing, music and movement and shared play to families?

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