BEANii is recruiting

by Wendy on October 3, 2013

BEANii is looking for three energetic BEANii Dickens Directors to work in the Big BEANii Dickens Outreach Project between Jan – Apr 2014.  This is a great opportunity to direct a children’s theatre show and be part of an educational project that impacts on children’s learning, creativity, confidence, aspiration and health! Applicants with a genuine passion for making a positive difference to the health and happiness of our children are particularly encouraged to apply. Applicants must be over the age of 18, DBS checked, and available to attend our training workshops on 2 November 2013 & 15 January 2014.

We will be delighted to hear from you if you:

  • are passionate about helping young children achieve their best potential
  • can lead a small delivery team of university students to manage a class of 30 9 – 10 year olds
  • are able to grasp and relay simple scientific facts
  • are not squeamish about dissecting lamb's lungs and heart
  • have theatre directing experience

Remuneration & benefits: £20/ hour, training

Full job description available by clicking here.

Chair of the BEANii Dickens project steering group, and Consultant Paediatrician at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, Professor Ricky Richardson remarks, “This programme gets children involved in drama as a way of educating them about science and the changing impact of disease over time. It provides a wonderfully innovative medium for children to learn of the benefits of healthy living, encouraging them to take responsibility for their own wellbeing.

To apply, email wendy@beanii.org your c.v. by 12pm on 19 October 2013.


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