Arts Centre Assistant

Arts Centre Assistant ā€“ 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year, worked over a two week alternating shift pattern including alternate Saturdays, please see the Job Description for the shift pattern. Flexibility may be required for the operational needs of the d.@rt centre. Grade C ā€“ Step 1 Ā£19,265 plus 12% shift enhancement and 24 days annual holiday plus Bank Holidays.

Please submit your application as soon as possible as we will invite suitable candidates to interview before the closing date.

The d.@rt Centre is looking for an experienced Arts Centre Assistant to work in a small but energetic Team. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is interested in the Arts and keen to be involved in a range of different projects within a thriving centre. The d.@rt Centre is located at the heart of the community of Hedge End, West End and Botley and surrounding areas. The Centre is a busy hub of activity with the potential to grow further. We have a full arts programme across a range of disciplines and The d.@rt Centre boasts purpose built auditoriums, music suites, practice rooms, recording studios, a dance studio and The Berry Theatre (a 306 seater professional theatre) right next door. The d.@rt Centre has a broad network locally, nationally and internationally.

The successful candidate will work with the Arts Centre Manager and Deputy Manager in delivering a varied arts programme to different age groups. The successful candidate will need to have excellent customer service and the ability to think on their feet along with a passion for the arts and a desire to work in a stimulating organisation. This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking for a career with the arts and indeed events organisation. Working within a small team there will be opportunities to learn and develop new skills and knowledge.

Benefits of working for our trust include:
ā— Enrolment in one of the UKā€™s Largest public sector pension schemes
ā— A tax efficient Cycle-to-Work scheme through salary sacrifice
ā— A tax efficient IT Leasing scheme through salary sacrifice
ā— Friendly and sociable colleagues
ā— Staff membership rates to our modern on-site Leisure Centre
ā— Good transport links
ā— Free on-site car park

Essential Qualities:
ā— Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
ā— Flexibility and commitment

We are part of the Wildern Academy Trust which comprises Wildern School, Deer Park Secondary School and Boorley Park Primary School. Our staff form a collective team that makes a difference to the lives of our students. This is an exciting time for the trust and all colleagues present and future.

Applications should be on Wildern Academy Trust application forms, our application form does differ from the standard Hampshire County Council form and individual CVā€™s will not be accepted. If you currently work in a school, please ensure one of your references is from your current Headteacher.

Wildern Academy Trust application forms can be downloaded from the links below. Applications can be e-mailed to or sent by post for the attention of Mrs F Mitchell, Wildern School, Wildern Lane, Hedge End, Southampton, SO30 4EJ.

Please submit your application as soon as possible as we will invite shortlisted candidates to interview before the closing date. Closing Date: Midday Thursday 30th June 2022.

Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date if we receive applications that meet the criteria. Once a vacancy has closed, we are unable to consider further applications, so please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Wildern Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

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