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About the role:

OpenView Education are seeking new workshop facilitators and performers to deliver interactive workshops in schools on a range of topics including:

  • Mental Health & Wellbeing
  • Anti-Bullying
  • Internet Safety

This role offers you a high level of autonomy and the opportunity to learn new skills. You will become part of a growing, friendly company with opportunities throughout the year.  We value our facilitators highly, and you will join a hard working, kind and caring team that cares about your wellbeing.

 

Delivering these workshops can make a real difference to the lives of young people. You will work in a solo capacity, and most often with one class at a time.

The workshops involve puppetry, performance, and role-play.

 You will receive full training along with scripts for the sessions in advance of the workshops.

All OpenView Education facilitators are required to complete two days of training and an observation day prior to facilitating workshops.

 

Please apply by 5pm on Monday 16th August 2021.

Successful applicants will be contacted and invited to an audition by 6pm Thursday 19th August 2021.

 

Role Details:

Applicants must be based in:

  • London,
  • Manchester, or
  • Leeds

Previous applicants are encouraged to re-apply for this role. 

Key Dates:

Virtual Casting: Monday 23rd August & Tuesday 24th August. This casting will be via Zoom.

Training Days: Thursday 2nd & Friday 3rd September 2021 (Zoom)

Adhoc dates throughout September, October & November 2021.

*Please indicate your level of availability throughout September, October and November in your application.

 

Essential:

Hold an up to date enhanced DBS check (within two years, or on update service)

Based in Greater London, Manchester or Leeds. 

Your own laptop with PowerPoint. Experience or background in theatre or performance.

Experience or background in an educational context or of working with young people.

Excellent communication skills.

Ability to be self-directed with excellent time management skills. 

Your own Bluetooth speaker.

Desirable:

Access to your own vehicle. 

Performance experience with puppetry. 

Training in performance or education. 

Experience facilitating or performing in schools. 

*Please specify if you are a driver with your own vehicle in your application.

 

Workshop fees:

  • £125 per full day
  • £100 per half day

 

Key Dates:

Applicants need to be available for the following dates.

Online Casting: Wednesday 9th September 2020.

We will be holding online castings, most likely via Zoom.

Online Rehearsals: Tuesday 27th & Wednesday 28th October 2020, most likely via Zoom.

Delivering the workshops: Monday 2nd November 2020 – Friday 27th November 2020.

Possible Extension: Monday 30th November 2020 – Friday 4th December 2020.

How to apply:

Please send details of your experience and a CV to info@openvieweducation.co.uk by: 5pm on Monday 16th August 2021.

Successful applicants will be contacted and invited to an audition by 6pm Thursday 19th August 2021.  Please feel free to contact us for further information. We look forward to hearing from you.

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