BYT Assistant Facilitator – Year Round

As a BYT Assistant Facilitator, you will support all aspects of your Bright Young Things class and work closely with the wider facilitation team to inspire and lead our byts towards pre set term goals and developmental objectives. You will feed into overall term planning within the framework of the BYT Curriculum.

 

Responsibilities

  • Input to quarterly planning for each term’s scheme of work
  • Creative input to workshop briefing
  • Support facilitating each drama workshop to include elements of movement, music, physical theatre, devising, improvisation and text work, especially utilising your own specialist areas
  • Liaising with BYT safeguarding officer on any children protection or health and safety issues
  • Responsible for managing individual children’s needs during workshops, for eg: toilets, upset, encourage, to allow lead facilitator to push forward with workshop plan
  • Meeting and greeting parents
  • Creative direction in small group activities
  • Collecting photos, videos and blog material for the BYT office.
  • Attending ad hoc training and professional development opportunities

 

Must have access to own transport

All camp team members will receive full Access NI Certificate and extensive in-house training

Pay and available weeks will be discussed on recruitment and selection day

Essential Criteria:

  • Training in performing arts
  • Educated to GCSE level, including English/ Drama

Desired Criteria:

  • Desired Third level qualification in a relevant field 
  • Training in field of education

 

  • Experience in an area of performing arts
  • Proven experience of working with young people
  • Energy – We never stand still, and we literally do not come out of character or stop in any of our classes, so energy and careful planning of a class flow is essential to maintain our byts energy and engagement
  • Playfulness – Fun, play and the ability to be silly is at the heart of everything we do
  • Curiousity – Always curious, Always using our imaginations, Always asking questions
  • Passion – About acting, about the arts, and about the ‘Power of Drama’ to unlock every child’s fullest potential and build their confidence, communication and creativity for life.
  • Strong communication skills – Present issues and ideas to a group in an accessible and engaging way; Communicate appropriately and empathetically with parent/guardians; Effective written, verbal & non verbal communication with all age groups
  • Developing leadership skills – The potential to engage and inspire a group of people from age 3.
  • Collaboration – We want to learn from each other. Everyone at BYT needs to be committed to continuous professional development and always updating our skills and techniques
  • Commitment – Every child, every class, every objective, every interaction matters

APPLICATION PROCESS

Application through the online application form only.

Please state which roles you are applying for. Upload your CV and a cover letter within the application, which tells us why you want to work for Bright Young Things, and what you will bring to the BYT Team.

Recruitment and Selection dates will be confirmed in due course.

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