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Opportunities

Creative Learning Manager

Mousetrap Theatre Projects is seeking a full-time Creative Learning Manager to spearhead the charity’s theatre education work in mainstream schools (primarily London). The role will require administering Mousetrap’s nationally recognised education programmes as well as creating new innovative projects to meet the changing needs of students, teachers and schools. The objective of our education work is to use theatre as a catalyst to encourage students to explore ideas, gain new skills and broaden their horizons.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record of developing and running education programmes in the arts with strong planning, organisational and evaluation skills. He/she must be an ‘ideas person’, an excellent communicator, creative and energetic and be a committed advocate for learning through the arts/theatre.

Job Description

Please send a covering letter and a CV to Susan Whiddington, Director, Mousetrap Theatre Projects, 33 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1D 7EH or to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Deadline for applications: Thursday, 21st September.  Short-listed candidates will be invited to interview during the week commencing 25th September.


Work Experience and University Student Placements

Mousetrap Theatre Projects has a number of work experience and university student placement opportunities over the course of the year. Typically we provide office, administrative work experience which takes place over two weeks for secondary school students aged 16+ or for university student placements this can be for a longer period, usually 3 months, 3 days per week. The timing and duration of these short term positions can be negotiated. We try to remain as flexible to your needs as possible.

Unfortunately Mousetrap cannot offer internships as we are not in the financial position to pay these positions. However there is usually the opportunity to accompany a group to the theatre and we are happy to provide students with a reference at the end.

Please note that due to our insurance we cannot take on young people under the age of 16.

How to Apply

If you would like to apply for work experience please ensure you are aged 16+ and contact as soon as possible, as these dates can fill up very quickly. Please send a CV and covering email explaining when you would like to undertake work experience/university student placement, and why you have chosen Mousetrap Theatre Projects to our Director, Susan Whiddington at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   

Placements are limited so please apply with plenty of notice.  Particularly in the summer, as student places can get booked up 6 months in advance.  We are now still accepting students from September 2017.

We will then contact you to arrange an informal interview.

Please CLICK HERE for our student handbook.
 



Volunteers

As a charity Mousetrap Theatre Projects is always keen to build up our established pool of volunteers, however volunteer positions are limited and dependent on if we have space in the office or when we need extra assistance. We can be flexible to your needs in term of days and times available. We consider volunteering as a mutually beneficial relationship and are keen to understand and facilitate volunteers achieving their individual goals.

How to Apply

Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , explaining when you would be available to volunteer with Mousetrap Theatre Projects (start date, days and times, for example ‘Friday mornings only’ or ‘evenings only’) and what you would like to assist with.

If we have space we will then contact you to arrange a meeting where can find about more about the charity and meet the team.

Please note that due to our insurance we cannot take on young people under the age of 16.  If you are between 16-17 you will require a Parental/Guardian Consent form, CLICK HERE.

Please CLICK HERE to view our Volunteers Policy.

Or alternatively if you would like to help raise money to support our work, we would love to hear from you.  Check out our Community Fundraising page for ideas. 
 



Youth Forum

Mousetrap Theatre Projects has a Youth Forum - a group of young people who advise us as a charity, volunteer at our events as well as designing and producing their own projects.

If you have any questions please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Contact Us

Mousetrap Theatre Projects
33 Shaftesbury Avenue,
LONDON
W1D 7EH

Visitors: Entrance is on Rupert Street

t: 020 7632 4111
e: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Registered charity number 1053434

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