Artists’ Opportunity

Wasps’ Inverness Creative Academy are looking for three artists with experience of working with children and young people to deliver a series of accredited art workshops. This opportunity includes paid online training with Trinity College London in order to become a registered Arts Award advisor enabling you to facilitate all participants towards reaching accreditation.

Arts Award’s aim to support young people who want to deepen their engagement with the arts while building creative and leadership skills. Wasps will deliver two levels of Arts Award: Discover for children between 5 – 11 years of age and Bronze for young people between 11 – 25.

To find out more please read the Artist’s Brief & Person Specification here.

Fee: £1,339 (45 hour contract at Scottish Artists Union rates of pay)

To Apply please email kirsten@waspsstudios.org.uk the following with ‘Arts Awards’ in the subject:

  • A covering letter of application indicating: why you are interested in this opportunity, your experience of working with children and young people, and give details of any teaching or youth work qualifications and disclosure checks you may already have.
  • Supporting material to demonstrate the quality of your work – eg, a maximum of 8 jpeg, website links.
  • An artist’s CV with two references.

Deadline: Monday 23 November 2020, 12 noon

Any queries please contact Heritage Activity Officer, Kirsten Body, kirsten@waspsstudios.org.uk (normal working hours Monday-Wednesday)

Header image: Ian Whyte/Dot Walker studio, Inverness Creative Academy (photo: Paul Campbell)

Programme supported by The National Lottery Heritage Fund

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