Do you want to join a community interest organisation dedicated to fighting inequality and promoting the health and wellbeing benefits of the arts through exciting community projects? We are always looking for talented people with a passion for art and education to join our team.
About the role
Art at the Heart CIC (AATH) is inviting Expressions of Interest (EOI) from artists/artist educators to work alongside AATH throughout April and May on an exciting new creative listening project for Birmingham City Council.
We’re looking for artists with a strong interest in working alongside children and families to create artworks that value the experiences shared by community groups of the 0-19 Healthy Child Programme. Artworks may be created in any format and developed over a maximum of three consultations. General art materials to work with groups will be provided.
This project will appeal to those artists who value the arts as a means of achieving social change.
- Include and engage community group participants in the creative listening process
- Create artwork alongside the community
- Document the process and keep appropriate records
- Collect feedback on the 0-19 Healthy Child Programme
- Report back to Art at the Heart CIC
About the candidate
We are looking to recruit a team of 10 artists who either have experience of community engagement projects or are interested in developing their skills with community engagement through the arts.
All creative workshops will take place during April and May 2022. Artists will need to undertake a minimum of nine (half day) workshops but suitable candidates will be asked to undertake more.
Rates will be paid at £160 per day rising to £250 per day dependent on experience. This is inclusive of travel and all artists will be responsible for paying their own NI and tax.
How to apply
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org asap in the first instance with CV and 5 examples of work. DBS clearance will be required. (we will organise). EOIs encouraged from full range of applicants. Training provided for suitable applicants.
If you would like more information, you can contact us for an informal discussion about the role.
Deadline to apply extended to the 30th of April, but immediate work available for suitable early applicants.
AATH is an equal opportunities employer and has made it part of their mission to drive diversity into arts leadership.
We have many volunteering opportunities. Currently we are looking for volunteers to assist with workshop delivery in our creative listening project for Birmingham City Council. If you would like to help, please fill out the form below and we will be in touch.