Detail of stained glass fanlight window at Peel Buidling Univesity of Salford

Detail of fanlight window at Peel Building, University of Salford

Vacancy: Schools Creative Engagement Practitioner

The National Collaborative Outreach Programme (NCOP) aims to support the most disadvantaged young people in England to progress into higher education (HE).  The University of Salford, working with Salford Museum and Art Gallery are piloting an  outreach project specifically to encourage access to arts subjects, as part of the Greater Manchester Higher Consortium.

We are looking for a confident and resourceful, freelance creative practitioner to lead the pilot project.  You should have at least 3 years’ experience of developing and delivering practical arts activities with young people aged 14-17 and a sound knowledge of arts programmes in museums, galleries or libraries in the North West.

The successful candidate will be required to undertake a valid DBS clearance.

You will be expected to work in a freelance capacity between early September 2017 – December 2018.

Fee £10,000 (+ VAT) based on approximately 50 days work.  Budget £5,000.

How to apply, job description and person specification 

For enquiries about the role please email Lindsay Taylor via

Deadline: 12 noon Friday 4th August 2017.