The freelance teachers will be leading classes of up to 24 children in South East London.
Montage Theatre Arts (MTA) is a charity based in Deptford, south-east London and was founded in 1998 and is run by Artistic Director, Judy Gordon. It is Lewishams only revenue-funded arts organisation in the Brockley Ward. The company runs 33 weekly classes in Brockley for 400 local people each week aged 389 years, in performing arts plus holiday courses for young people and the elderly from the local community. With a respected track record for offering excellent and vital opportunities, MTA continues to help people from a highly deprived areas acquire techniques and skills, develop confidence and social ability, whilst also breaking down barriers between cultural groups and the generations. MTA also runs an extensive volunteer training programme and large intergenerational community events throughout the year, such as BBCs Comic Relief workshop with Dom Joly, created for Red Nose Day!
Classes are run from Prendergast Hillyfields College, a beautiful listed building and specialist arts school on Hillyfields conservation area, in the heart of Brockley.
MTAs office is based at the Albany in Deptford, a lively community building housing many small arts and charitable organisations, as well as its own notable theatre. Montages full programme takes place on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Fridays after school and from 9am till 3pm on Saturdays with additional holiday programmes and one off workshops with other leading cultural and educational venues.
Classes are managed by the Courses Manager. The freelance teachers will be leading classes of up to 24 children with the support of a volunteer drama assistant in all classes during the week. Freelance teachers are line managed by the Artistic Director.
Contract Freelance Salary – £24 per hour
Deadline 5pm 13th September
Start- 12th October 2013
Job description is attached.