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Archived: Schools Engagement Coordinator

About Eastside

Eastside is an award-winning and market-leading arts education charity, inspiring thousands of children and young people each year across London and beyond, through delivering outstanding creative and cultural participation opportunities across a range of art forms including singing, acting, dancing, filmmaking, visual arts, spoken word, carnival arts and many more.

Celebrating its 25th Anniversary this year, Eastside strives to help young people develop their creative thinking, so they can become the problem-solvers of tomorrow. We achieve this by engaging children and young people through direct participation in the arts, enabling them to work with professional artists and creative practitioners, both in and outside school, with a particular focus on areas where our help is needed most.

Job Description

The Schools Engagement Coordinator is a new role created to support the delivery of our growing and varied portfolio of work with children and young people in schools across London.

Eastside’s schools programme consists of a wide variety of creative projects for primary, secondary and SEN schools exploring a range of art forms, and supporting them to embed creativity at the heart of school life. Working across a variety of different Eastside projects the schools engagement coordinator will be the lead point of contact for a large database of schools, leading on the day-to-day running of a variety of projects, and supporting the delivery of large-scale sharing events for children and young people. The Schools Engagement Coordinator will be instrumental in promoting the schools programme to teachers and senior leadership teams across London, developing lasting relationships with schools and driving Eastside’s schools bookings forward.

The ideal candidate will be a confident communicator, with a keen attention to detail and a highly organised and methodical approach. This role would suit somebody working in a cultural engagement or education sector role who is looking to develop their skills within a leading provider of arts educational projects.

With a brand new portfolio of schools projects, and an ambitious target for the number of new schools we wish to engage, this is an exciting time to join Eastside’s Schools Team. We are looking for somebody who is passionate about providing creative opportunities for young people, is experienced in juggling a range of varied projects and is ready for a new challenge.

For more information and to apply, please go to:

Closing date for applications is: 9am on Friday 13th December

You will need to be available for interview on Wednesday 18th December.

Eastside supports equality of opportunity and the promotion and celebration of diversity. We are committed to treating everyone fairly regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, pregnancy, race, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, belief, marital status. var ClickMeter_pixel_url = ‘//’;