Learning at The Grange
Join our dedicated team as a Learning Coordinator and play a crucial role in elevating The Grange Festival’s Learning Programme. We offer flexible working arrangements and the opportunity to collaborate with an inspiring collective of creative professionals.
About Learning at The Grange:
Initiated in 2018, our Learning Programme is integral to The Grange Festival’s mission: empowering, inspiring, and transforming lives through arts engagement. We focus on offering enriching experiences, especially to youth and schools in socially disadvantaged areas of Hampshire, working with a diverse community.
We collaborate with esteemed freelance artistic facilitators and have partnerships with organisations such as WWF, Hampshire Music Services, the University of Winchester, and Hampshire Cultural Education Partnership.
With the programme expected to double its impact in 2024, the Learning Coordinator will be instrumental in our growth trajectory. The role involves close collaboration with and will be line managed by the Director of Learning, to ensure high-quality and effective project delivery.
- Oversee project logistics, including scheduling, resources, travel, and compliance with child protection protocols.
- Collaborate with the Director of Learning to develop schedules, budgets, and action plans.
- Implement communication strategies, including e-shots and social media, in line with Grange Festival’s overall communication strategy.
- Publicise learning opportunities to communities across Hampshire.
- Ensure compliance with safeguarding regulations and procedures, including DBS checks, risk assessments and first aid.
- Assist the Director of Learning to develop and steward partnerships with schools, educational organisations, and stakeholders.
- Administer databases and relevant web pages.
- Participate in Hampshire-based learning workshops/events (in rotation with the Director of Learning).
- Assist in fundraising and grant applications.
- Implement and oversee evaluation mechanisms for stakeholders.
- Strong attention to detail and multi-tasking abilities.
- Proven project management skills and capability to perform under pressure.
- Outstanding communication skills; both digital and interpersonal.
- Relevant experience in arts and learning sectors.
- Valid, clean driving licence and access to a vehicle.
- Safeguarding and first-aid qualifications.
- Familiarity with educational settings.
How to Apply:
Please submit your CV along with a succinct covering letter detailing your suitability for the role and your notice period, if applicable. Email applications to: Susan@thegrangefestival.co.uk
Terms of Employment:
- Salary: £25,000-£30,000 pro rata.
- Working Hours: 3-4 days per week with flexible core hours.
- Annual Leave: 24 days plus bank holidays, pro rata.
- Probation Period: 3 months.
- Work Location: Hybrid, with requirements to attend Hampshire-based events.
Learning at The Grange
How can opera play a part in developing essential skills in young people – curiosity, leadership, persistence, resilience? Combining a broad range of expressive arts – music, drama, dance, design, creative writing and visual arts – we use opera to nurture creativity and give young people a platform from which to explore and develop their imagination.