Creative Employment Programme 2013 – Education Assistant Internship



Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £7,868 to £9,870 – £5.03 / £6.31 per hour
Closing Date:   Tuesday 12 November 2013
Reference:  305213GR

Part Time, Fixed Term – 30 hours per week

30 hours per week, 6 month Fixed Term contract

The University of Southampton together with Creative Employment Programme are providing the opportunity for you to apply for an internship to gain access to on the job training, skills and experience in the arts and cultural sector. As part of this internship, the post-holder will be provided with an opportunity to work towards a level 3 Gold Arts Award qualification.

We are looking for Creative Internship (Education Assistant) to support the education department / programme of the John Hansard Gallery.

The John Hansard Gallery is one of Britain’s leading public galleries of contemporary art and is a national portfolio organisation (NPO) of Arts Council England. Part of the University of Southampton, we support, develop and present work by outstanding artists from across the world. Established in 1979, we are proud to play a dynamic role in the cultural life of Southampton and the region.

You will be part of and assist with the co-ordination and delivery of the Gallery’s education programme for children, families, schools and outreach projects.

This post would suit a candidate interested in gaining experience in gallery/education work.

You will need to have a strong interest in the arts and working with families, children, young people and adult learners. You will need to be a strong communicator (both written and verbal) and have excellent adminstration skills, proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel. You must be able to work independently as well as part of a team. Flexibility is essential as the post may require some occassional evening and weekend work.

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Due to strict funding criteria – To be eligible to apply for this position you must:

  • Be 18 to 24
  • Be unemployed (you must be registered as unemployed and in receipt of unemployment benefits)

You should submit your completed online application form at the apply button below. If you need any assistance, please call the Recruitment Team on +44 (0) 23 8059 5070. Please quote reference 305213GR on all correspondence. 

Further details: We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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