Seeking Programme Manager/Theatre Practitioner

Lewisham Youth Theatre is seeking an experienced Programme Manager and theatre practitioner to manage and deliver our Step Up programme, working with young people aged 16-24 who are not in education, employment or training.

Open Until:

Posted: 10/03/2022

Lewisham Youth Theatre (LYT) provides participatory drama programmes to young
people aged 3-24 who live or learn in Lewisham.  All programmes are free
to young people.  Participation is based on commitment rather than ability,
and participants must not currently take part in other out of school drama
activity. 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 and its impact in our recently launched BIG Impact report: http://www.lewishamyouththeatre.com/2017/05/17/big-impact/

This demanding position gives the post holder a unique opportunity to lead a
key component of Lewisham Youth Theatre’s programme.  The Step-Up project
engages young people who are Not in Education, Employment or Training (NEET) or
who are otherwise at-risk, in LYT’s core youth theatre activities.  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 forum theatre projects in the community
  • building
    partnerships with local services for NEET and at-risk youth
  • delivering
    in LYT’s core youth theatre activities, working alongside LYT’s Programmes
    Manager, Participation

Salary:  £25000 to £27000 p/annum, pro rata (dependent on
Hours: 24 hours (3 days) per week. 
Ideal Start:  week of 4th September 2017

For more information and application instructions, download a full application
pack from: http://www.lewishamyouththeatre.com/get-involved/work-for-us/

Closing Date: 10am Monday 17th July 2017
Interviews: 1st & 2nd August

"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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