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Cultural Education Partnership Co-ordinator

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Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
£25,746 to £27,342
Waltham Forest
Working Pattern:
Full Time
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
13/12/2018 at 12:00 PM
Vacancy Description

London Borough of Waltham Forest Cultural Education Partnership Co-ordinator 

Fixed term role until 30th November 2020

Waltham Forest will be the first ever London Borough of Culture 2019. We are recruiting for an Education Partnership Co-ordinator to join the busy team working to delivery an incredible year.

About the role:

The Education Partnership co-ordinator will support the delivery of the Waltham Forest London Borough of Culture 2019 (LBoC) programme, undertaking mapping and research into current cultural learning provision in Waltham forest and developing strategic recommendations from this and the CEP Steering Group  to sustain quality cultural provision  for young people in the future

This role involves supporting and guiding schools, artists/arts organisations and other parties to ensure successful outcomes to the CEP. To liaise with and/or advise senior members of staff regarding service issues, problems and processes and deal with people at all levels confidently, sensitively and diplomatically.

About the London Borough of Culture:

In 2019 Waltham Forest will be the first ever London Borough of Culture. The award from the Mayor of London will ensure arts and culture is placed at the heart of our communities. The year will explore the themes ‘Radicals’, ‘Makers’ and ‘Fellowship’ in a collaboration between local residents, artists and creatives creating a once in a life time celebration of the place we call ‘home’. 

Waltham Forest, London Borough of Culture 2019 will shine a light on the character, diversity and cultures of the borough, the things we have in common and the things that make us different, a year-long celebration of the real cultures of London by the people who live here. 

About Challenge London

Led by A New Direction, with funding from Arts Council England, Challenge London is about ensuring all children and young people in London can develop their creativity, and play an active part in the culture and heritage of the city

Knowledge, skills & expertise:

  • English and Maths Qualification
  • Relevant NVQ Level 3 qualification essential
  • Further Arts qualifications desirable; e.g. arts/arts admin/management or education degree Read the job description for a full outline of the role and list of requirements.

Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

- Promoting equality of opportunity

- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage

- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels.

- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.

How to apply
Application Information The councils preference is for on-line application forms. However if you have a disability and are unable to complete an on-line application, please ring 0208 496 4227 who will be able to arrange an alternative. For more information on how to complete your application form, follow this link: Applying for a job at Waltham Forest Council