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Creative Facilitator - Saturday Club for Disabled Children, Discover Children's Story Centre

Description

Call out for creative facilitators/companies to lead a series of Saturday morning sessions for disabled children and their families or carers at Discover Children’s Story Centre.

Mighty Mega is Discover’s Saturday morning club for disabled children aged 5-11, their parents/carers and siblings. From 10am-11am, families engage in free play in Discover’s interactive Story World before taking part in an artist-led participatory session from 11am-12pm.

We are looking for artists to run the participatory sessions during spring and summer 2020. We are keen to hear from artists from a range of art forms, particularly from those who consider themselves a disabled artist.

Brief:

To provide fun, engaging, interactive sessions either exploring an art form or a theme over a ten-week term. Sessions should be inclusive and facilitators should be both flexible in their approach and able to adapt content in order to cater to the individual needs of the participants. 

We are looking for artists who have experience:

  • Working with children and families.
  • Working with disabled people and people with learning difficulties.
  • Delivering inclusive workshops.

Fees:

Lead artist fee is £100/session and when applicable, a supporting artist fee is negotiable. Additional planning fee of £200 and a materials budget will be provided. 

For more information on Mighty Mega, the role and how to apply, please visit our website: https://discover.org.uk/jobs/mighty-mega-creative-facilitator/

Discover values diversity and is an equal opportunities employer.

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