Freelance Schools Partnerships Coordinator Job

Stratford Circus Arts Centre, on behalf of the East London Cultural Education Alliance are recruiting for the Creative Schools Programme. £4,800 fee (approx. 32 days’ work). Deadline 12pm on Monday 17th July 2017

The East London Cultural Education Alliance (ELCEA) is a consortium of over 70 arts, cultural and educational organisations that are committed to providing access to a high quality cultural education to every child and young person in East London. ELCEA (formerly ELCEP) was awarded strategic funding in September 2015 from A New Direction’s Cultural Education Challenge to develop ‘Creative Schools’, a programme which aims to enable more young people and schools in East London to engage in creative activities that meet their needs and development priorities.

The ‘Creative Schools’ programme is currently overseen by a Steering Group of cultural  organisations. In addition there are 30+ cultural delivery partners and 20 schools signed up as members. Since the programme launched it has engaged with 87 schools in total.

Freelance Schools Partnerships Coordinator

This key post will play an important role in sustaining and implementing the schools brokerage strand of the Creative Schools Artsmark programme. This role will be based at Stratford Circus Arts Centre and will involve work off-site in schools. The post holder is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.


To coordinate all aspects of the schools brokerage programme. This job role is comprised of the following areas:

  • Supporting schools to commission, shape and deliver arts projects that meet their improvement needs with cultural partners
  • Coordination of events associated with the schools brokerage programme, including the annual Creative Schools Symposium on 17 November 2017, our autumn partner networking event on 21 September and Artsmark Development Days.
  • Managing relationships with existing schools and developing relationships with new schools
  • Supporting reporting and evaluation activities


Interested applicants should send their latest CVs together with a cover letter outlining their interest and relevant experience for the post to:

Becky Lees, Creative Learning & Programme Manager, Stratford Circus Arts Centre

  • CVs and cover letters should be received by 12pm on Monday 17th July 2017
  • Interviews: Tuesday 25th July 2017 or Thursday 27th July 2017
  • Ideal start date: Monday 21st August 2017

More information can be downloaded below.

10/07/2017 - 17/07/2017
Contact Name: 
Becky Lees
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