Assistant Drama Worker, Odd Arts

Assistant Drama Worker, Odd Arts

  • 20th November 2018
  • Part time
  • Paid (£15k-20k pro rata)

Responsible for: Supporting, assisting & co-delivering creative projects in community, education & criminal justice settings

Main duties:

  • To support and deliver drama and creative workshops with varied groups (including within youth settings, schools, colleges, prisons, secure units & health settings)
  • To conduct supervised planning, evaluation and administration tasks relevant to Odd Arts
  • To act in Odd Arts performances alongside professional actors and participants
  • Working creatively within a team alongside volunteers, actors, freelancers, management and various artists
  • Participate in safeguarding of all participants and undergo training
  • Use any other creative talent within workshop design and delivery (including music, dance, drama, visual arts etc)
  • To represent Odd Arts at any relevant meetings, presentations and conferences
  • Support Odd Arts social media and brand through active participation in it
  • To work to ensure Odd Arts working practice is of the highest possible quality
  • Acceptance of flexible working hours and willingness to work away on
  • Any other appropriate activity

Conditions of service:

  • The contract is for 6 months. Subject to funding and satisfactory progress the position may be extended and salary will be reviewed.  The intention for this contract is to extend for a further 12 months
  • The normal working week will include some evening and occasional weekend work.  Two out of the 2.5 days can be agreed as regular hours to suit applicant and Odd Arts projects
  • Part time: 2.5 days per week (20 hours). Potential to increase hours depending on funding
  • The salary for this post will be £16,500 pro rata (Scale 1:  Pay-scale and Staffing Structure available on request)

For full details of job including person specification please email

  • Please send a one page cover letter alongside your CV to by 12 noon 20th November 2019
  • Successful shortlisted applicants will be interviewed on 27th November 2019 at Z Arts