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Schools Producer

The Mercury Theatre
£26,739 per annum depending on experience
Closing date
12 Mar 2024

Schools Producer

Salary: £26,739 per annum depending on experience

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, although additional hours may be necessary in order to fulfil the post’s requirements for which time off in lieu is available. This post will require the successful candidate to work unsocial hours including evening and weekends on occasion. You are expected to take appropriate meal and tea breaks which are unpaid.

Annual Leave: Annual leave entitlement is 20 days for each holiday year plus statutory Bank Holidays. When you complete three years’ service, your holiday entitlement will increase to 25 days per annum.

Are you a teacher or learning practitioner who is looking to make a change?

The Mercury is looking for a dynamic, creative Schools Producer with a proven track record of working with young people and schools. The successful candidate may have worked in schools or with learning and engagement departments in other arts and heritage organisations. You will be passionate about creative education in school and other formal education settings.

As the only full-time producing theatre in Essex, the Mercury is a significant player in the national and regional theatre ecology. The successful candidate will join a thriving outreach department whose work is at the heart of the Mercury’s relationship with our local communities.

Are you able to spark creative possibilities and transformations for young people and teachers? Then we want to hear from you!

For further details about the role, download the Schools Producer candidate pack.

To apply for this post, please send a letter of no more than 2 sides of A4, explaining what attracts you to this position, and evidence of your ability to meet the job description and person specification. Applications should be submitted by 10:00am on Tuesday, 12 March. Interviews will take place on Thursday, 21 March 2024.

The Mercury Theatre is an equal opportunities employer and actively promotes diversity in the staff team and family friendly working. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

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