Creative Programme Lead - Changing Trax - Positive Youth Foundation

Location
Across Coventry
Salary
£25,424 - £30,293 per annum (dependant on experience)
Posted
23 Aug 2021
Closes
27 Sep 2021
Job Ref
coventrycc/TP/189/2648
Job Type
Community, Youth work
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

Job Purpose:

To take lead responsibility for our collaborative Youth Music/City of Culture Trust funded ‘Changing Trax’ programme designed to raise the aspirations, employability and creative skills of young people across Coventry. You will design, deliver and co-ordinate programmes to engage young people in creative learning opportunities and pathways for sustained engagement.

The Creative Programme Lead manages the engagement of all young people and the quality of programmes designed and offered to them to support their journey and progression. They have an overall responsibility to see each designed programme from inception to successful outcomes. The role is a fundamental part of the organisation and supports young people across every strand within PYF. You will be responsible for leading a wide-ranging staff team, made up of creative youth workers, freelance practitioners and delivery staff and volunteers.

New programmes in the pipeline include: a daytime creative training offer for young people in alternative education settings. An ambitious youth-voice initiative working in collaboration with the City of Culture evaluation team. An R&D piece of work regarding Art Therapies in youth work settings, and a season of youth led events.

Deadline for applications: 27th September 2021 5pm
To apply please send a cover letter and CV to info@positiveyouthfoundation.org

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Positive Youth Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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