Youth Arts Programmes Coordinator (Maternity Cover)

University of Leicester

About the role
 A dynamic and experienced project coordinator is required to provide maternity cover for the Youth Arts Programmes Coordinator role in the Learning and Outreach Team at Attenborough Arts Centre, Leicester.
This key role will co-produce projects for children and young people at AAC an in the community, particularly those experiencing barriers to the arts. Projects include managing the Inclusive Youth Arts Programme and NextGen. Creatives. This post will work closely with the Learning, curatorial and events teams at AAC to increase access to the arts and the programme at AAC.
This is a fixed term post for up to 12 months, to provide maternity cover for the role. 
About you
With experience in project management, and specifically in coordinating and delivering inclusive youth arts programmes, you will be able to demonstrate knowledge of a range of participatory arts methods and participant retention strategies. You will also have previous experience working with disabled people and a commitment to inclusive practice, including the provision of pastoral support to programme participants. 

You should have a good understanding of the needs of children and young people as learners, and be able to differentiate pace and content of learning according to participants’ needs. Experience of robust Safeguarding policies, procedures and best practice will also be key. 
Additional information

Informal enquiries are welcomed and should be directed to Marianne Pape at [email protected]
As part of the University’s ongoing commitment to professional development, this role will also be considered on a seconded basis for existing staff members. Please ensure this is discussed with your line manager prior to applying. More information regarding secondments can be found here  
The University of Leicester has been changing the world, and changing people’s lives, for 100 years. When you join us, you’ll become part of a community of Citizens of Change , which includes not only our staff and our current students but also thousands of Leicester graduates around the world.
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