Save Our Stories Freelance Learning Co-ordinator

We are seeking a highly creative individual to lead on the development and delivery of a strategic learning pilot for Save Our Stories, an exciting and innovative new storytelling and creative writing programme for Blackpool and Wyre.

This is a role for an experienced practitioner, who has exceptional storytelling and workshop delivery skills and good project management and organisational skills.? They should have a passion for storytelling and reading, experience of leading storytelling and creative writing workshops for early years, children and young people and good knowledge of the National Curriculum English Framework for key stages 1, 2 and 3. ?Experience of successful working with writers and creative organisations is essential.

The S.O.S Learning Co-ordinator will report directly to the Arts Development Officer and work closely with the S.O.S Planning Group, which is made up of representatives from Blackpool and Lancashire schools, arts and libraries, Left Coast, early years, family learning, and the Blackpool Museum Project, to benefit from their collective knowledge and experience and to ensure that sector developments in education theory and practice are actively sought and shared.

This is a freelance opportunity subject to satisfactory DBS clearance checks. The relationship the Council wishes to establish with the successful candidate is a commercial contract for the provision of specific services. Applicants should be able to certify that they comply with self -employed Taxation regulations.

Project dates: 7 months from appointment

Hours: Average 22hrs per week to include some evening and weekend work.

Fee: ?8,500 (1/7 fee paid each month on receipt of invoice)

Closing Date for Applications: 10.12.15

Applications to: Lynne Pattinson, Arts Development Officer, Central Library, Queen Street, Blackpool FY1 1PX or email?lynne.pattinson@blackpool.gov.uk

For more information download the brief here

Download the application form here

The Save Our Stories Project is managed by Blackpool Arts Service with funding support from LeftCoast (the Arts Council England supported Creative People and Places Programme for Blackpool and Wyre).