The new position of Youth Creative Writing Program Coordinator will be pivotal in helping Newcastle Writers Festival establish Story Hunter, an exciting new program for primary school students. The program will be delivered through workshops, masterclasses, and online if required.
The coordinator carries overall responsibility for delivering the Story Hunter program and achieving the milestones and outcomes agreed with Newcastle Writers Festival and funding partners. This includes: developing the program by liaising with schools and teachers, ensuring the program meets their specific needs, and helping find opportunities for growth; monitoring and reporting on goals, milestones, and budgets on a regular basis; and program development to ensure what we offer is of a high quality and meets the needs of the target audience (children aged 5 to 12 years).
Reporting to the festival director, you will be part of a small team with big ideas about delivering social impact in the community through literature.
This is a 12-month contract position beginning in late June with the possibility of an extension if funding allows. The position is 20 hours per week (0.5 EFT).
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How to Apply
Your application must include a cover letter (two-page maximum) and a resumé that details your capabilities and experience in relation to the role.
Submit your application via email@example.com and include ‘Youth Creative Writing Coordinator Application’ in the subject field. Please ensure the cover letter and resumé are attached as a single PDF or Word document.
The closing date is midnight 16 May, 2022.
Should you require any additional information please contact festival director Rosemarie Milsom firstname.lastname@example.org