DESIblitz Job: Learning & Participation Artist (Drama, Music and Musical Theatre specialism)
A great theatre needs great people. We can only thrive by having the right team on board in a fast-paced, constantly changing, creative workplace.
Birmingham Hippodrome is committed to placing inclusion at the heart of all we do, making it central to our decision making.
Since we opened our doors in 1899, we have existed to enrich the cultural life of our city. We believe arts and culture has the power to bring people, friends and families together, and as we continue to
align ourselves to the future ambition of Birmingham, our vision is clear. We are creating a world-class cultural scene for our region with Birmingham Hippodrome centre stage.
As an independent charity, we are proud of our wide-ranging and varied programme of theatre, dance, festivals, education and community activities that help make life-long memories, create
opportunities and increase access to the arts for our region’s diverse communities.
To achieve our vision, we need people on board who are passionate and committed to take us – and Birmingham – on the next phase of our exciting journey.
About the Role
Working as part of the Learning & Participation team, you will plan and deliver high quality, inspiring and exciting Learning projects and activities in a range of Primary schools that are part of our
Hippodrome Education Network. You will collaborate with school staff to design and implement a programme of activity to meet school objectives as well as the needs of students. Whether involved
in drama, music or musical theatre projects you will ensure you provide impact, opportunity and personal and skills development for the young people of our city region. You will monitor and
evaluate work against Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and submit project reports. You will share your expertise to support colleagues across the team. Important will be the ability to support and promote partner schools’ codes of practice regarding discipline, professional conduct and equality of opportunity.
For this role, you must have professional workshop-leading experience and be a specialist in Drama, Music and/or Musical Theatre. You will have worked in primary school settings with young people, primarily on arts-based subjects. You will also possess a good understanding of current trends within theatre and arts education and be familiar with devising and leading workshops as well as producing performances. You will have sound knowledge of safeguarding issues, particularly in relation to children and young people; and excellent communication, relationship building and organisational skills.
This role will require a DBS check.
If you are passionate about the performing arts, young people and their development – and increasing opportunities for all – you can enjoy a new stage for your skills by visiting our website via the link and applying online here:
Video, audio and written applications are all welcomed.
Recognising under-representation in our workforce of Black, Asian and global majority people, and those with disabilities, we particularly welcome applicants from those backgrounds, identities and experiences.
Please NoteAt DESIblitz Jobs we strongly believe in helping our candidates find the right job and that everyone should have the same opportunities to find meaningful work. Our ethos is to promote diversity in the workplace. As one of our candidates your background or ethnicity shouldn't have any impact on your ability to apply for this job.