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We're recruiting | Stepping Up Coordinator and Assistant

Stepping Up Coordinator 

We want to meet theatre professionals who are passionate about addressing barriers that prevent young people from accessing the arts and education for our new Stepping Up Coordinator role. Stepping Up is a core part of our inclusion programme, designed to make our opportunities, and the arts more broadly, more accessible to young people from backgrounds currently underrepresented in our company and the creative industries. 

Stepping Up is an OCN Level 2 accredited drama training programme, offering young people aged 19 - 25 who do not have a full Level 2 qualification (less than 5 GCSEs) an opportunity to gain this accreditation. In 2020 NYT will be offering two Level 2 Programmes, one of which will be a bespoke model developed specifically for young people with learning disabilities based in an SEN Secondary School in Lambeth. The other will be delivered at NYT Headquarters and will be open to all young people who currently do not have a full level 2 qualification. Stepping Up and it’s sister course Playing Up (Level 3 OCN Accredited) often are the first point of contact for the NYT for young people experiencing challenging life circumstances and we’re particularly interested in meeting candidates with experience of working in pastoral roles with young people from marginalised groups and candidates whom the participants can easily identify

The National Youth Theatre is an equal opportunities employer and we want anyone who meets the criterion in the job description here to feel comfortable applying for the role. We actively encourage applications from people from backgrounds currently underrepresented in the arts, including people with disability and people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds. Benefits include free theatre tickets and a generous holiday allowance. 

We are a Disability Confident employer and if you have any access requirements or would like to receive this information in another format you can contact us on jobs@nyt.org.uk or 020 7561 8661.

If you’d like to have an informal conversation with someone at National Youth Theatre about this role, email jobs@nyt.org.uk or call 020 7561 8661.   

Download a Job Description here

To apply please complete the application form

Application Deadline:  21 November 2019 by 16:00 

This is a part-time fixed-term role. 
Fee: £5,808

National Youth Theatre would like to thank City and Islington College and L&Q Foundation for their support of Stepping Up
Stepping Up is part-funded by the European Social Fund


Stepping Up Assistant

Please note this role is part of our Creative Leadership programme and therefore only open to those who are current National Youth Theatre Company Members.

We’re looking to meet enthusiastic and conscientious candidates for our new Stepping Up Assistant role, which creatively, pastorally and administratively supports our work engage young people facings barriers preventing them from accessing the arts and education.  Stepping Up is a core part of our work to make our opportunities, and the arts more broadly, more accessible to young people from backgrounds currently underrepresented in our company and the creative industries. 

Stepping Up is an OCN Level 2 accredited drama training programme, offering young people aged 19 - 25 who do not have a full Level 2 qualification (less than 5 GCSEs) an opportunity to gain this accreditation. In 2020 NYT will be offering two Level 2 Programmes, one of which will be a bespoke model developed specifically for young people with learning disabilities based in an SEN Secondary School in Lambeth. The other will be delivered at NYT Headquarters and will be open to all young people who currently do not have a full level 2 qualification. Stepping Up and it’s sister course Playing Up often are the first point of contact for the NYT for young people experiencing challenging life circumstances and we’re particularly interested in meeting candidates with experience of working in pastoral roles with young people from marginalised groups.. 

The National Youth Theatre is an equal opportunities employer. We actively encourage applications from people from backgrounds currently underrepresented in the arts, including people with disability and people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds. Benefits include free theatre tickets and a generous holiday allowance. 

We are a Disability Confident employer and if you have any access requirements or would like to receive this information in another format you can contact us on jobs@nyt.org.uk or 020 7561 8661.

If you’d like to have an informal conversation with someone at National Youth Theatre about this role, email jobs@nyt.org.uk or call 020 7561 8661.   

Download a Job Description here

To apply please complete the application form

Application Deadline:  21 November 2019 by 16:00 

This is a part-time fixed-term role. 
Fee: £3,120

National Youth Theatre would like to thank City and Islington College and L&Q Foundation for their support of Stepping Up
Stepping Up is part-funded by the European Social Fund

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