LYT Seeks Youth Arts Manager

Lewisham Youth Theatre is looking for an experienced youth arts manager to deliver the Step Up programme, using theatre as an intervention with vulnerable young people aged 16-24.

Open Until:

Posted: 09/05/2018

Lewisham Youth Theatre is
seeking a theatre practitioner experienced in developing, coordinating and
delivering theatre and performance-based interventions for young people facing
multiple disadvantages.  The successful candidate will become a core part
of LYT’s delivery team, working from LYT’s base at the Broadway Theatre,

About the Role: The Step Up Programme Manager
will manage and deliver LYT’s successful Step Up drama project for vulnerable
young people aged 16-24. The role combines project coordination with drama
delivery, directing theatre productions and supporting participants to build
skills and progress to further opportunities. The post involves:

  • Managing the programme of work, including
    recruiting participants, planning & evaluating projects in line with
    LYT’s core objectives 
  • Delivering targeted drama sessions and theatre
    projects in the community
  • Directing 2 x theatre productions a year,
    including a schools tour
  • One-to-one mentoring of vulnerable

About LYT: Since 1987, Lewisham Youth Theatre (LYT) has
provided participatory drama programmes to young people aged 3-24 who live or
learn in Lewisham.  All programmes are free to young people.  LYT
provides a universal service, but targets recruitment at young people in need
across a range of disadvantages. You can read more about LYT’s work, its impact
and our plans for the future in our recent publications: http://www.lewishamyouththeatre.com/publications/

Salary:  £26000 to £28000 p/annum, pro
rata (dependent on

Hours:  Full-time (35 hours per
week). We will also consider job-share arrangements for this role.

Closing Date: 12 noon, Monday 17th September

To Apply: For more information and
application instructions, download the Step Up Programme Manager application
pack from our website: http://www.lewishamyouththeatre.com/get-involved/work-for-us/

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