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We are looking for an experienced youth theatre leader to join our team and help run our new youth theatre company in Port Talbot each Tuesday after school at Ysgol Bae Baglan.

Job title: Youth Theatre Leader

Location: Ysgol Bae Baglan, Port Talbort

Duration & hours: Part time freelance contract, 5.5 hours commitment per week, workshops Tuesdays 3.15pm – 6pm school term time only, from 28th June 2022 to 18th July 2023 (with the possibility of extension), plus some outreach workshops in June.

Remuneration: £157.30 per week for 5.5 hours including workshop and preparation

Reports to: Director of Operations & Board of Trustees

Staff reporting to postholder: None

Our new youth theatre company in Port Talbot aims to inspire, raise aspirations, unearth emerging talent, make bold and exciting work, be a springboard for further education and engage the young people in the community to develop a life-long interest in the performing arts.

We are seeking inspiring, dynamic, and enthusiastic individuals, who are confident in engaging with teenagers, have experience leading high quality drama workshops and have practical performing arts skills.

The ideal candidates are excellent communicators and motivators, with a passion for theatre making and working with young people and passionate about equal opportunity in the performing arts.

To apply, please submit a CV and short covering letter (saved in word or as a pdf) with details of two references to:

If you are happy to do so, please kindly complete an equal opportunity monitoring form and submit this alongside your application.

Please contact us if you need the job description in an alternative format or if you need any adjustments if invited to interview.

We guarantee an interview for applicants with a disability providing they meet the minimum requirements for the post.

We look forward to hearing from you! Please do not hesitate to contact us if you need any further information:

  • Closing date for applications is 23rd May 2022.
  • Interviews will be held online w/c 30th May or w/c 6th June 2022.
  • Start date 28th June 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter (with outreach workshops held w/c 20th June).

This news item was posted on 6 May 2022.


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