Workshop Leader – Altru Creative Education (Merseyside)

Deadline: Thursday 28 January 2016.

OPEN CALL – WORKSHOP LEADERS

Altru is a Creative Education company based in the North West. We use drama and the arts to inspire, create and educate in schools and other learning settings. We take an innovative approach to learning and have worked in hundreds of schools with thousands of children and young people.

Our offer to schools includes workshops, Play in a Days, performances, long term bespoke projects and exciting literacy work. These projects utilises the skills and talents of creative practitioners who are now our core team – working with us on a range of different projects and programmes of work.

We are opening our books for new creative workshop leaders to become part of the team, delivering workshops & projects across the North West and the UK as a whole.

Most of the team come to as workshop leaders first and foremost, we are also keen to hear about your talents in directing, project management, acting, devising and creating. Our priorities are that you are have a child centred approach & a passion for creating inspiring opportunities to learn.

Essential Requirements

« Theatre/arts background.

« Experience of working with children.

« Full driving license and access to your own car.

« Flexibility

« Passion for working with children and young people

Desirable

« Willingness/ability to travel

« Knowledge of schools and the education system

« Enhanced DBS

The altru office is based in Merseyside (L36) and would be your base for all projects, so applicants should ideally live in the North West.

Offers of employment are subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS check.

Please email your CV and covering letter to jobs@altru.co.uk. Closing date Thursday 28th January 2016.

Successful applicants will invited to attend a workshop audition on Wednesday 3rd February 2016. Successful applicants will be notified by Monday 1st February 2016.

Play in a Day workshop training is taking place on 5th February, strong applicants may be invited to take part in this after the 3rd February audition.

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