Vacancy: group leader for new Cuckoo Young Writers Group

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New Writing North is recruiting a group leader for our new Cuckoo Young Writers group in Durham. The role of the group leader is to work with the group’s lead writer to creatively direct the group, lead sessions and support the young people (age 12-19) taking part. We are looking for applicants who have experience of working with young people, a background in creative writing and are keen to develop their skills in these areas.

The weekly Cuckoo groups will take place from 10 September on Saturdays in term time, 11am-1pm, at Gala Theatre in Durham. The fee is £50 per session. There will also be a summer school during the week of the 1st August 2016, which the group leader should be available for. We are particularly interested in applicants based in Durham.

To apply for the role, please fill in this digital application form. Successful applicants will be invited for an informal interview. Application deadline: 27 May 2016.