Job Vacancy: Come Together Theatre Arts Worker/Coordinator

Job Vacancy: Come Together Theatre Arts Worker/Coordinator
35 hours per week. (Usually Monday to Friday)
Evening and/or weekend work will be required
Based: Headway Arts, Blyth, Northumberland
Salary: £28,000 per annum
Holidays: 25 days per annum

Headway Arts specialise in highly inclusive participatory arts projects which offer world class opportunities for people to contribute to the cultural life of their communities. Headway Arts work across art forms to motivate, build confidence and creativity, offering a means of expression to those who otherwise would not have the opportunity.

Funded by the National Lottery through the Big Lottery Fund, our Come Together project is responding to the needs identified by learning disabled people for creative and theatre arts activities to help develop confidence, self-esteem and play a fuller role in their community.

We are looking for an organised & motivated creative to join our fantastic team & lead this project.

Download Job Description/Person Specification here.

Please send applications electronically to:
Write in the email subject line: Come Together Post Application

Or by post to: Headway Arts c/o The Buffalo Centre, 55 Regent Street, Blyth, NE24 1LL

  • Apply in writing (no more than 2 x A4 sides) telling us about your skills & why you would like the job.
  • Include an up to date CV
  • Include 2 References. We will take up references before interview.

Deadline: All applications must be received by 5pm on Friday 30 November 2012. Late applications will not be considered.

Shortlist: Candidates will be informed at the latest by Wednesday 5 December 2012

Interviews: Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview on Tuesday 11 December 2012

Job Ad [pdf]
Job Description [pdf]

We gratefully acknowledge the generous support of all our funders which currently includes:

  • Arts Council England
  • Blyth Town Council
  • Community Foundation
  • Edward Gostling Foundation – RW Mann Trust – Shears Foundation
  • Erasmus+
  • Great Northumberland
  • Hadrian Trust – High Sheriff of Northumberland – Rothley Trust
  • Heritage Fund
  • National Lottery Community Fund
  • Northumberland County Council
  • Postcode Community Trust
  • Sir James Knott Trust
  • The 1989 Willan Trust – Wellesley Trust
  • the Coalfields Regeneration Trust