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Education Administrator

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£20,701-£23,201 depending on experience
Application Deadline: 
5th August 2019 at 5pm

Bow Arts is seeking a skilled and experienced Education Administrator to support the Trust’s Head of Education and Learning. The purpose of the role is to assist in the smooth running of all aspects of the busy Education Department.

The Education Administrator will play an essential part in the efficient day-to-day administration of all projects and education programmes and provide vital operational support to the team across all facets of work. This is an exciting opportunity to develop your career in a dynamic arts education charity.

Established in 1995, Bow Arts is an arts education charity, which has grown rapidly to become one of London’s leading affordable workspace provider for creative professionals. Bow Arts support artists through opportunities created by our investment in the arts and strong partnership work. We work directly with schools and communities in London to raise aspirations through art. Last year we worked with around 100 schools across 14 London boroughs, improving the lives and learning of over 11,000 children, young people and their teachers.

The key responsibilities of an Education Administrator include, but are not limited to:
- Performing general administrative support relevant to the Education Department
- To be the first point of contact and provide event management support to the team where required
- To oversee the Education Department volunteer opportunities
- Undertaking activities to support the Education Department marketing and communications plan
- To prepare course and project materials and resources as required by the team and external providers
- To monitor and track project finances in support of project managers
- Any other task as reasonably required of you

We are looking for someone with the following skills and experience: 
- Experience of arts administration
- Experience of working with a range of clients and building and maintaining good relationships
- Experience of arts/education marketing, sales and communications
- Has relevant experience or demonstrates the ability to learn key skills in financial and administrative support, including monitoring and reporting systems and managing contracts
- IT literate with working knowledge of MS Office
- Attention to detail, proofreading skills, and able to multi-task efficiently
- Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills

If you are keen on joining this exciting, forward thinking company and taking the next step in your career, then please visit the Bow Arts website to find out more: https://bowarts.org/about/work-with-us 

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Freelance Drama Teachers and Drama Teaching Assistants

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Seeking enthusiastic, committed freelance Drama teachers or teaching assistants looking to gain experience and training to work towards becoming a Developmental Drama teacher for Helen O’Grady Drama Academy.

Must have:
-Passion to make a difference to the lives of children and young people by fostering creativity, communication skills and confidence.
-An enhanced DBS check to work with children. 
-Flexible availability for after-school classes and Saturday mornings.

You will: have the opportunity to gain experience, training and skills to teach Drama to children aged 4-18years.

Teaching rate: £25 p/hr

*Successful and committed teaching assistant candidates will start at assistant rate of £10p/hr but may have the opportunity to progress to teaching opportunities with the Academy.*

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Fall 2019 Internship Program

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7/15/2019

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Applications for our Fall 2019 Internship Program are now open!

INTERNSHIP PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Throughout the year, Textile Arts Center accepts motivated students, artists and hobbyists to its Internship Program. TAC seeks individuals who are eager to learn more about how it works as an organization, as well those who want to share their skill set with TAC while learning on the job.

As part of Textile Arts Center’s mission to act as a resource facility for the textile community, the program allows for a mutually beneficial relationship, and a comprehensive way to engage with the community at large. Through specific responsibilities, as well as individual projects suited to the intern, we seek to give our interns experience to enhance their knowledge of working in a small arts organization. In addition, TAC compensates interns through access to classes and equipment in exchange for their work contributions that allow TAC to provide all it does for the community.

THE BASICS + BENEFITS OF INTERNING

Fall and Spring Internships are a 4.5 month commitment, unless otherwise discussed. Together we create a schedule for each intern that covers approximately 15-20 hours per week. Some internship positions require very specific hours. Summer internships are a 30/hr per week commitment, for 3 months.  

Preference is given to those who are receiving school credit, but class credits are provided for all accepted interns. 

BENEFITS INCLUDE...

  • Association with a small but growing arts organization focused on the textile and fiber community that holds classes, workshops, exhibitions, guest lectures, screenings while working with esteemed teachers, artists and designers from the textile industry and art world. 
  • Access to our open studio facilities, equipment, and $1000 of class credit!
  • Collaborative + communicative environment – new ideas are always welcome! Interns are an integral part of the TAC team
  • Hands-on opportunity to learn about a small arts organization, as well as specific techniques and skills

ELIGIBILITY + SELECTION PROCESS

Generally, preference is given to students who are able to receive credit for their internship, but we accept applications from anyone with a strong passion for the textile arts and a desire to work with an organization with a model such as TAC’s. Applicants must be 18 years of age.

After reviewing applications, we will contact all those who seem like a good fit for specific internships, and we will conduct an interview. If you are unable to make the interview in person, we will schedule a Skype conversation. Interviews will be conducted by specific supervisors. After interviews are complete for those contacted, we will be in touch by via email to let you know about your internship status. 

As we base our interview selections on your answers in this application, please be thorough and honest in your answers!

For all internship related inquiries, please email submit@textileartscenter.com

POSITIONS DESCRIPTIONS + SUPERVISORS

Studio - Interns have the opportunity to learn about the daily operations and management of a public arts studio. Responsibilities include: managing inventory, material sourcing + purchasing, maintenance procedures, studio readiness, class prep, and specialty projects. 

Supervisor: Studio Manager

Youth Education - Interns have the opportunity to work directly in a classroom setting with a variety of textile techniques. Interns are responsible for aiding the Youth Programs Director and Instructors during class time. Interns are encouraged to take on the responsibility of teaching single classes their own. Responsibilities include: helping with class prep + breakdown, working on program development and curriculum writing. 

Supervisor: Education Managers

Resources + Marketing- Interns get hands-on experience with helping to grow an arts organization through outreach and outward-facing interaction. Interns also work on researching and developing new materials to promote textile education to a larger audience. Responsibilities include: research + writing for the blog, research and promotion of textile events, basic data reporting, assisting with event planning, basic design for marketing collateral and website updates.

Supervisor: Co-Executive Director, Director of Operations

Artist Programs -  Artist Program’s interns aid in running the Artists in Residence and Work In Progress residency programs. Responsibilities include: aiding in scheduling and curriculum development,  attending weekly classes + meetings, documentation, interview + writing artist features for our blog, developing marketing materials for the programs and resident artists and aiding in exhibition curation and organizing 

Supervisor: Co-Executive Director

IMPORTANT DATES

  • Application Period:  June 10 - July 15 
  • Interviews: July 23 - August 3 
  • Acceptance by: August 10, 2018
  • Orientation: Wednesday, September 5, 2019
  • Start Date: Sept 9, 2017
  • End Date: Jan 19, 2018

For more information, please visit our website.

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MUSIC AND CULTURAL EDUCATION COORDINATOR (Full Time)

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£27,905 - £30,507
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16th June 2019

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MUSIC AND CULTURAL EDUCATION COORDINATOR

POST: Full Time

Fixed term contract until 31 March 2020 (post will then be subject to review)

SoundStorm and Wave are Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole’s award winning music and cultural education services, hosted within BCP Council, leading the Music Education Hub and Cultural Hub for the conurbation.

We require 2 new members of staff, one full-time and one part-time. The posts are fixed term until 31 March 2020 and will support the team in delivery of its burgeoning programme of work, particularly the delivery of its Music Education Hub remit, plus other ongoing programmes and commissions.

It’s an exciting time to join the team, with a new National Plan for Music Education expected in the autumn, and the recent expansion of activities into Christchurch.

The persons required should have significant project management experience, preferably in a music education or cultural setting, along with an ability to manage a varied programme of work. The posts will involve considerable liaison with schools, partners and funders, so an efficient, personable and positive manner when dealing with stakeholders is essential. Because of the nature of the post, access to a car for business use is essential.

This is an exciting opportunity, joining a busy and friendly team at an important time in its development.

For an informal chat about the post, please phone Dan Somogyi (Team Leader) or Michael Armstrong (SoundStorm Manager) on 01202 451508

Provisional Interviews date: week commencing 8 July 2019

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Arts & Crafts Area Head

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4/15/2020

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SPECIFIC DUTIES :

  • Assists in creating Arts & Crafts Camp curriculum
  • Leads facilitation of Arts & Crafts Camp
  • Works with the On-Site Program Coordinators during the summer to order art supplies for the program area.
  • Maintains written records on the training and regular observation of staff members who work in the area.
  • Observes staff members who work in the area, providing coaching, encouragement, and necessary correction.
  • Keeps the physical program area neat and clean.
  • Implements lesson plans for the Arts and Crafts camptivities and rainy day contingency plan.
  • Oversees Arts and Crafts supervision for either fun swim or twilight fun
  • Fosters community and relationship building in cabin groups through arts and creativity
  • Cares for and maintains equipment, supplies and property of camp
  • Keeps accurate records of camper achievement that can be used in subsequent years

ADDITIONAL DUTIES:

  • Maintains the cleanliness of the living space and office space to which he or she is assigned.
  • Models, teaches, and upholds the Camp Echo Code of Conduct and protects the well-being of all campers.
  • Reports maintenance needs to the Property Manager.
  • Aids in the development and education of assistant counselors and CITs
  • Shares responsibility of staffing layovers or bus duty with other staff members
  • Shares in the planning and execution of flag raising and chapel duties
  • Maintains positive relationships with campers, parents and other staff
  • Encourages physical, emotional and spiritual growth and positive character development in all campers
  • Practices cultural humility, striving to actively learn about and be sensitive to cultures different than their own
  • Prepared to do anything else deemed necessary by the Camp Director.
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Martha Graham Study Day (Doncaster)

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This primarily practical course will consider the style and work of Graham. Language of Dance will be used to analyse Grahams work and aid in the creation of Graham-inspired choreography.

The course will be particularly beneficial to A Level,GCSEandBTECdance teachers, and it will include:

A Graham-based technique class including: consideration of characteristics such as the use of breath, contraction/release, spirals, opening of the leg, long stretch, pleadings, plies, brushes, knee vibrations and spiral turns

Summary of characteristics of the technique

Grahams background and works

Warm-up and creative tasks

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