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Studio Technician and Assistant Administrator, The Essential School of Painting (ESOP)


Are you 16-24 years old on Universal Credit and ever wanted to assist a creative painting studio? Then this opportunity in North London is what you are looking for. 

The Essential School of Painting (ESOP) is looking for a Studio Technician and assistant administrator. You must have excellent time management skills, a collaborative spirit, a creative eye and to be able to work independently. 


  • Assisting tutors, clearing up and resetting the studios before and after classes  
  • Keeping art materials in good order and ordering new materials 
  • Re-painting the studios every term 
  • Answering student enquiries by phone and email 
  • Administrative work    

Person Specification: 

  • Must be able to work both as part of a team and independently 
  • A keen collaborator & adaptive thinker  
  • Excellent communicator  
  • Ambitious and eager to learn  
  • Open to constructive criticism and feedback  
  • Confident to take lead when necessary, problem solver and decision maker

This role is part of the Kickstart Scheme, 25hours per week role, for six months. 

Only apply if you are: 16-24 years old AND on Universal Credit  

Apply now:  please email a CV and covering letter to:

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