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Freelance Learning Co-ordinator Save Our Stories, Blackpool Council Arts Service

Deadline: Thursday 10 December 2015. Paid, Part time

Save Our Stories Freelance Learning Co-ordinator

We are seeking a highly creative individual to lead on the development and delivery of a strategic learning pilot for Save Our Stories, an exciting and innovative new storytelling and creative writing programme for Blackpool and Wyre.

This is a role for an experienced practitioner, who has exceptional storytelling and workshop delivery skills and good project management and organisational skills. They should have a passion for storytelling and reading, experience of leading storytelling and creative writing workshops for early years, children and young people and good knowledge of the National Curriculum English Framework for key stages 1, 2 and 3. Experience of successful working with writers and creative organisations is essential.

This is a freelance opportunity subject to satisfactory DBS clearance checks. The relationship the Council wishes to establish with the successful candidate is a commercial contract for the provision of specific services. Applicants should be able to certify that they comply with self -employed Taxation regulations.

Project dates: 7 months from appointment

Hours: Average 22hrs per week to include some evening and weekend work.

Fee: £8,500

Closing Date for Applications: 10.12.15. download the Job Description, Personal Specification and Application Form:

Applications to: Lynne Pattinson, Arts Development Officer, Central Library, Queen Street, Blackpool FY1 1PX or email

The Save Our Stories Project is managed by Blackpool Arts Service with funding support from LeftCoast (the Arts Council England supported Creative People and Places Programme for Blackpool and Wyre).