Youth Theatre Teaching Assistant

Vital Youth Theatre (Hastings) is seeking a dynamic, ambitious Teaching Assistant with practical drama experience for Saturday morning sessions with 8-12 year olds.

Vital Youth Theatre (formerly Windmill Young Actors Hastings) offers inclusive and accessible drama classes for young people aged 8-18. With a focus on acting and devising, the groups create opportunities for children and young people to develop their self-expression, grow their confidence and find their unique creative voice within the world of the performing arts.

Teaching Assistant

Vital Youth Theatre (Hastings) is seeking a dynamic, ambitious Teaching Assistant with practical drama experience for Saturday morning (10-12) sessions with 8-12 year olds during term time (11 weeks per term).

Pay is £13.50 per hour paid on a freelance basis.

VYT is keen to mentor and support the right person within this role with future possibilities including Tutoring groups and Directing pieces.

Responsibilities include:

  • Taking the register at the start of each session and signing children out at the end of the session.
  • Supporting the Lead Tutor as needed.
  • Running some warm up games and activities (being supported by Lead Tutor).
  • Supervising children during breaks.
  • Light stage management duties during end of term showcases and performances.
  • Helping to support young people's creative work.
  • General care of the young people during the session.

You will:

  • Have a DBS on the update service.
  • Be able to work collaboratively and independently.
  • Have a good level of practical drama experience.
  • Be confident in supporting young people's own creative work in developing scenes and characters.
  • Be responsible and reliable with excellent timekeeping.
  • Have an ambition within the performing arts industry with a willingness to learn and grow.
  • Be registered as self-employed and prepared to invoice VYT monthly.

Please send a CV and outline of your relevant experience to Dominique Gerrard at [email protected]

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