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Employment Opportunity

Youth Theatre Facilitators and Assistant Facillitators

Carrick on Shannon - Carrigallen - Manorhamilton

Leitrim County Council Arts Office together with Carrigallen Youth Theatre and The Glens Centre, Manorhamilton are seeking Youth Theatre Facilitators and Assistant Facilitators with a passion for providing creative, fun learning environments for young people to develop their skills and grow as individuals.

Programmes for Junior Groups (9 – 13 years) and for Senior Groups (14 – 18 years) will be re-commencing in all three locations in January 2022 and we are seeking interest from suitable candidates for all groups in all three centres. Candidates may propose to work more than one group and in more than one location as they wish. When applying candidates should indicate which location(s) and which group(s) they are interested and available to work with.

 Age GroupWorkshop DurationTime/Day
Carrick on Shannon9 to 13 years1.5-hour workshopsTBC
 14 to 18 years2-hour workshopsTBC
Carrigallen9 to 13 years1.5-hour workshopsWed 6.30pm – 8.00pm
 14 to 18 years2-hour workshopsTues 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Manorhamilton13 to 18 years2-hour workshopsMon 4.30pm – 6.30pm

Successful candidates for Facilitator roles will be responsible for the delivery of workshops in Carrigallen, Manorhamilton or Carrick on Shannon. Facilitators will be responsible for designing and delivering two 10-week programmes per year for each group they work with, and to work with the group to programme, produce and direct a production during the year. Special programmes, theatre visits and other ad-hoc activities may be programmed from time to time and in such cases are provided for separately in addition to the standard contracted hours.

Assistant Facilitators assist in the co-ordination of the programme and supporting members during activities. In particular assistants play a key role in the preparation of venues for workshops, collection of fees, enrolment and parental consent forms, and general administration support and liaison with parents/guardians. Assistants need to be fully aware of all youth Theatre policies and ensure that they are adhered to at all times. We are particularly interested in supporting applications for assistant roles from people that want to develop their skills as facilitators.

Terms of Contract 
These positions are offered as Contracts for Services for a period of one year, and are subject to funding, health and safety/garda vetting, with an initial probationary period subject to performance. 

Fees
Facilitator - €60/hour for standard weekly 1.5 and 2-hour workshops.
Assistant Facillitator - €30/hour for standard weekly 1.5 and 2-hour workshops.
Workshop preparation, travel to and from workshop venues, set-up and clean-up time is included in these fees. Special programmes, theatre visits and other ad-hoc activities may be programmed from time to time and in such cases are funded separately in addition to the standard contracted hours.

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The closing date for receipt of applications for all roles isFriday 12th November 2021

Application by email only to arts@leitrimcoco.ie

  • EU Sturctural Fund
  • European Union