Please take a look at the opportunities listed below to join the Discover team.

Events Co-ordinator

We are looking for an enthusiastic and hands-on person with the ability to plan, develop and implement a vibrant and viable programme of events both within Discover and externally. They will work closely with our Director of Marketing and Events to ensure the events programme delivers high quality experiences for families and supports our artistic ambitions.

Application deadline: 10am Monday 8 January 

Interviews: Thursday 11 and Friday 12 January 

To apply please fill out the Application Form and  Equal Opportunities Form below.

Application Form 2017

Events Coordinator JD

Equal Opportunities Form

Looking for applications for Sally Goldsworthy Bursary Scheme

Sally Goldsworthy was the Chief Executive of Discover from 2003 to 2015. Discover is a Story Centre in the heart of Newham that sets children, families and schools on a journey of imagination and curiosity that combines learning with immersive literature and story making experiences. Sally was a great supporter of artists, new and established, raising the profile of children’s literature through collaborations with, amongst others, Oliver Jeffers, Chris Riddell and Michael Rosen.

In honour of her extra-ordinary contribution to Discover and the wider world of children’s literature and creative arts, the Sally Goldsworthy Bursary Scheme offers bursaries to UK-based artists working in younger children’s literature or story-telling.

Applications are welcome from writers, poets, illustrators and story tellers who have been making work for up to 10 years. Individuals ranging from those who are early on in making work to those with more established practices are welcome to apply.

Application deadline: 10am Monday 8 January 2018

Interviews: w/c 22 January 2018 

Please read the notes about how to apply and complete the Application and Equal Opportunities Forms. We will not be able to consider your application without the completed forms.

Sally Goldsworthy Bursary Scheme Guidelines December 2017

Sally Goldsworthy Bursary application Form 2017

Equal Opportunities Form