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Participation Manager

“We’re looking for someone who can bring their experience as a theatre director, who is able to understand us and has a passion for helping others.”
– Members’ Committee

We are seeking a dynamic youth arts leader for this rare opportunity to both manage and deliver a programme of youth theatre activities for young people aged 8-18. The successful candidate will be a talented youth theatre director, with experience of directing performances with young people facing a range of needs and using theatre as a tool to empower young people’s development and ambitions. You will have experience of managing a team and ensuring quality delivery across a range of activities. You will have a passion for developing programmes that meet the needs of those involved, and excited to join LYT as we grow a new youth-led creative hub in the centre of Lewisham.

We particularly encourage applicants with lived experience of the needs of our participants, including those from Global Majority backgrounds.

Salary: £29,000-£32,000 per annum

Contract: Full Time (35 hrs/week), Permanent Post

To Apply: Download the full Job Description

After reading the full Job Description, please send the completed Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form
to Filiz by 10am on Monday 19th February.

For an informal conversation about the role or if you need help to apply, please email Recruitment to set up a call.


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SAFER RECRUITMENT: All roles with Lewisham Youth Theatre involve contact with children and young people. These roles are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and all subsequent ammendements (England and Wales). Any successful applicants will be required to obtain a DBS disclosure at the appropriate level.

You can find out more about how we make sure that all those who work or volunteer for LYT contribute to keeping children and young people safe by reading our Policies.

Thank you for your interest in LYT!