Job Opportunities at Grand Junction

Grand Junction are recruiting three new roles all working with children and young people including Heritage Training Academy Facilitator, Wonderful Words Coordinator and Young People and Families Manager.

Open Until: 26/08/2022

Posted: 04/08/2022

Heritage Training Academy Facilitator (Freelance, one evening a week, 12 sessions, Oct-Dec 2022)

We are seeking to appoint an experienced and highly creative facilitator to lead on the delivery of Grand Junction’s Heritage Training Academy project. The Heritage Training Academy is a paid programme for 10 young people aged 18 – 24 from Black, Asian & other global majority who have an interest in learning about heritage, museum & arts sectors. The facilitator will be experienced in working in a heritage setting and with young people, ideally with experience of working with young people from marginalised communities. Responding to the brief, an exceptional professional will design, plan, and deliver 12-weekly sessions, plus design research projects that engage the young people between sessions.
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Wonderful Words Coordinator (3 days a week)

We are looking for someone with a passion for, and experience in, working with schools on drama-based programmes to lead on the project management of the Wonderful Words programme, working with three local primary schools. Wonderful Words is an innovative two-year primary school’s programme that draws on the findings and theory in education consultant Alex Quigley’s book of the same name and Kelly Ashley’s book Word Power. Drawing on drama practice and storytelling to specifically support vocabulary learning in fun and in-depth ways, helping children find their voice as communicators. The Wonderful Words Programme Coordinator will be responsible for the management of all aspects of the programme across the three schools, including liaising with school staff, freelancers, the evaluator, and promoting the programme more widely within the sector. Where appropriate, the coordinator will also become involved in other aspects of Grand Junction’s work with children, young people, and families.
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Young People and Families Manager (4 days a week – Maternity Cover)

We are seeking to appoint a part-time Young People and Families Manager to join the small creative team at Grand Junction. The candidate will have a passion and experience with delivering and managing arts programmes for children, young people and families. This role is to cover a Maternity Leave and will be for approx 10 months, with possibility of extension. The role will start in early October 2022.
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"Just to say a huge thanks ... I am looking forward to progressing with this project thanks to your support, advice and guidance"

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