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18-24, unemployed and interested in drama faciliation?

Posted 15 Jul 2023 by Joe Duggan

We’re looking to hire young Inclusion Facilitators as part of our exciting Inclusive Practice Collective

We are currently recruiting for young people aged 18-24 who are interested in supporting disabled young people to learn through drama in an inclusive way to join our team as Inclusion Facilitators.

Part of National Youth Theatre’s new Inclusive Practice Collective, these six month long job placements offer young people interested in a future in the creative industries a chance to receive dedicated training in Inclusive Practice and drama facilitation from National Youth Theatre, and put their learning into practice working to develop a performance within a non-mainstream school setting.

Our Inclusion Facilitators will facilitate regular drama activity with students with the aim of building their confidence and creativity as well as working towards a performance.

We will be working with non-mainstream schools and colleges across Greater Manchester, Leeds, Bradford, West Yorkshire and London and we’re looking for young people from these areas who are interested in developing their drama facilitation skills and supporting disabled and/or neurodiverse people to access the arts

What you'll get as part of the process...

  • A paid six-month, part-time job placement with the National Youth Theatre (Paid at National minimum wage/London Living Wage)
  • A comprehensive training and mentorship package working alongside National Youth Theatre staff and with our creative and cultural partners in each area.
  • The chance to work with NYT artists in non-mainstream school/colleges to help you get practical drama facilitation experience, develop your skills and work towards helping oyun people create a performance.
  • Support to access future employment opportunities and connection to local cultural organisations and networks.

Why should i get involved....

  • If you love theatre or the performing arts, it’s a great opportunity to develop your skills and contacts and get a foot in the industry.
  • You can really make a difference! This is an opportunity to enable young people who are disabled and/or neurodiverse to get creative and share their stories, experiences and ideas.
  • There’s lots of training, mentorship and support – you can learn about Inclusive Practice and find out what interests you personally and learn more about it with support from professional artists and NYT.

Please note this opportunity took place in 2022 is now closed.