Book Fair Takeover - Resources - Before your Fair

Before your Book Fair

We want Book Fair Takeover to be as simple as possible for you to run. To that end, we have provided all the resources you could possibly need to make your Book Fair Takeover a huge success. As well as Job Profiles, CV templates and teaser posters, don’t forget to take a look at the Teacher’s Guide, which includes a detailed timeline and checklists for you and your Takeover Team to follow before, during and after your Book Fair.


Download the Book Fair Takeover Teacher’s Guide, your essential guide to Book Fair Takeover:

Book Fair Takeover Teacher's Guide - Scholastic UK

Job profiles

  • Review the individual job profiles to see how your volunteers can get involved:

book fair takeover job profile image

Book Fair Manager

Advertising Specialist

Customer Service Assistant


Display Specialist

Events Co-ordinator

Browsing Supervisor

Inventory Specialist

All job profiles

Advertise the jobs

  • Build excitement and advertise for volunteers with these posters/handouts:

Book Fair Takeover is Coming! Poster Teaser poster

Help Plan our Best Book Fair Ever! Poster Book Fair Takeover volunteer poster

Book Fair Takeover: Job Advertisement Job advertisement

Tell parents and students about your upcoming Book Fair Takeover in your school’s newsletter or by posting about it on Twitter or Facebook! Download these free images to ensure your post is as eye-catching as possible.

Shareable image for social media or your school's newsletter

Download the free Book Fair promotion image

You can even add information about your upcoming Takeover using MS Paint with the editable Book Fair promotion image.

Download the free editable Book Fair promotion image

Job application

  • Ask your pupils to apply for the jobs that appeal to them using the following resources:

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Job application form

CV sample

CV template

Covering letter sample

Covering letter template


  • Use this staffing rota to let your volunteers know when they are needed at the Book Fair.
  • Create badges for your Book Fair volunteers using this template

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