Casual Arts Assistant - Dart Centre

The Dart Centre is Hedge End's Local community Art Centre, offering a full arts programme for all ages and facilities/spaces to hire for dance, fitness and performance groups. Within this programme, we have delivered very popular Arts, Crafts and Cookery activities to children for over 7 years.

We are looking for creative, enthusiastic Arts Assistants to support our Tutors with our varied Children's Arts, Crafts and Cookery programme during the weekends and school holidays. You will be proactive in your approach when helping children from 4-15 years with the tasks set. You will be responsible for setting up materials for workshops, supporting children with their creative activities, and helping clearing up messy paint! For more information visit

Experience in Arts/Crafts/Cookery and working with children is desirable, and a positive and proactive attitude is essential. Casual rate of £5.28 to £10.42 per hour (dependant on age).

Application Procedure:

Applications should be on Wildern Academy Trust application forms, our application form does differ from the standard Hampshire County Council form and individual CV’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 P Weston, 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 Friday 05th May 2023.

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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