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VACANCIES

CASUAL FRONT OF HOUSE ASSISTANT

0 hrs, paid at Living Wage rate appropriate for age

Based on the busy reception desk, the post holder will be the face of the organization both in and outside of normal office hours. You will
greet building users, answer enquiries in person, via email and on the telephone and maintain a ‘can-do’ attitude at all times. Alongside
reception and general administrative duties, you will be a key player in our sales and marketing plan, taking a proactive approach to
promoting the building, our activities and upselling wherever possible.

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To apply, please send a completed application form, your CV and a cover letter to recruitment@thegarage.org.uk

Deadline: Friday 28 June 2024, 5pm
Interviews: From 11am, Thursday 4 July 2024

ARTS ENGAGEMENT WORKER

£19,000 – £24,000 pa (fixed term)

We are looking for a passionate and motivated individual to take on the role of Arts Engagement Worker here at The Workshop.

The Arts Engagement Worker will support participants of all ages. But predominantly children, young people and families who experience barriers to engagement to access the programme of creative activities that take place in The Workshop, Kings Lynn and in our community. This will include delivering sessions, mentoring and in session support.

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To apply, please send a completed application form, your CV and a cover letter to recruitment@thegarage.org.uk

Deadline: Friday 10 February 2023, 5pm
Interviews: Monday 20th February 2023

We are seeking freelance tutors to run the following classes across our timetable for the 2024-2025 academic year (term time only September 2024 until July 2025).

Successful applicants will bring experience, energy, enthusiasm and commitment to the classes, and should be able to deliver according to our curriculum.

If you are a new applicant, please submit an application form. If you are currently working with us on a freelance basis, please submit an expression of interest. All applications and expressions of interest should be sent to: recruitment@thegarage.org.uk.

Please note clearly which sessions you are interested in applying for in your application.

Closing date: Monday 3rd June 2024

Interviews: Tuesday 11 June 2024

Successful candidates will need to attend a training session on either Wednesday 24 July 2-3.30pm, or Monday 29 July 9.30-11am at our sister venue in Norwich. Issuing of contracts will be subject to a successful observation and enhanced DBS check.

Please see following a list of the classes we are recruiting for, together with ages of participants, times and an indication of content. Pay is £27-30 dependent on class.

TUESDAYS

Seated Exercises

Great for people with limited mobility or physical disabilities, these challenging sessions are tailored to individual ability and physicality, to build core inner strength, improve flexibility and physical confidence.

Age: 18+

Time: 12.15 – 1pm

 

Dancercise

This class will focus on general all-round physical fitness blending the movement of dance with exercises to improve cardio health, range of stretching and tone.  This is an open level course, where everyone is welcome regardless of experience, and participants will be supported by an experienced tutor catering to their individual needs.

Age: 18+

Time: 11.30am-12.15pm

THURSDAYS

Pre-School Performing Arts

A relaxed and fun session with lots of performing arts games such and exercises. The session helps the children experience a structured performing arts session and to start learning very basic techniques like first position, plié, ballet walks and tiptoe runs.

Age: 3-4

Time: 11-11.45am

 

Over 50’s Dance

The sessions are designed for the participants to enjoy moving and dancing within a relaxed and supportive studio environment. This class is great for improving mobility, strength, coordination, technique, fitness, flexibility and the release of tension.

Age: 50+

Time: 1-2pm

Saturdays

Performance Academy

Over the course of the year participants will hone skills in acting, singing and dance, working towards a production in July 2025. We are seeking two tutors who are confident in Direction, Musical Direction and Choreography.

Age: 6-16

Time: 9.30am-12.30pm

 

Dance Company

A multi-discipline, pre-professional dance company for young people in school years 7-13 (Senior) with strong physical skills from any art form or performance background. You will have the chance to experience various genres such as street dance, musical theatre and contemporary. There is also personal guidance and support for students interested in progressing into vocational training.

Age: 14-18

Time: 12.30-2pm

 

Theatre Company

Driven by young people, their voice is centre stage as they tell the stories they think need to be told with support from experienced professional theatre-makers in a nurturing, professional environment. Members will also work on a devised project of their own choosing.

Age: 14-18

Time: 12.30-2pm

 

Create Club

Allowing participants to explore a range of arts activities in a friendly, accessible environment. The curriculum will rotate across different arts disciplines including music, writing, arts and crafts and film.

Age: 14-18

Time: 2-3pm

Age: 14-18+

Time: 3-4pm

 

The Workshop Creatives

Nurturing and up-skilling the future generation of artists, The Workshop Creatives will provide one-off workshops on skills and practices from industry professionals.

Age: 18+

Time: 4-5pm

We don’t currently have any volunteer opportunities at The Workshop.

 

The Garage are always on the lookout for freelance tutors and casual technicians.
Find out more about The Garage.

The Workshop has a commitment to staff well-being, and has worked with the Thriving Workplaces team, Norfolk’s free workplaces health provider commissioned by Norfolk County Council to help us build a happier and healthier workforce. 

Benefits

  • We encourage appropriate requests for Flexitime working to suit staff and their job
  • We encourage appropriate request to work remotely and work from home to suit staff and their job
  • We encourage staff to take part in a participatory/exercise class as part of working hours, for free.
  • We encourage staff to watch shows at The Workshop as part of their working hours, as a minimum a member of staff and a guest can have a complementary ticket to shows as ‘walk-ins’.
  • Where possible we will make a CoL increase each year of at least 0.5%, to be reviewed every September.
  • We offer a half hour paid lunchbreak for staff
  • We encourage staff to eat their lunch away from their desk, they can do this in any of our vacant spaces – just leave it clean and tidy afterwards
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