Jobs

We are currently recruiting for the following positions:

  • Associate Artist: Dance

    Applicants to apply before Thursday 31 August, 3pm

    Recruitment Information

    Job title: Associate Artist: DANCE
    Responsible to: Academy Director
    NJC Equiv. Scale Point Range: 12 to 17
    Starting Salary: £21,074 pro-rata 0.2 FTE (£4,214.80)
    Contract type: Part-time employee (0.2 FTE) fixed term contract until 31st July 2019 in first instance starting 27th September 2018 (or ASAP thereafter).
    NB: Additional hours will likely be offered, subject to mutual agreement.

    Hours: 8 hours per week. The post-holder is required to work on Thursdays

    Deadline for applications:  Thursday 31st August 15:00

    Interviews: Friday 14th September 10:00 to 16:00 (candidates MUST be available for this date to be considered for this role)
    NB: interview will include practical workshop with students of MTG’s Academy

    Start date: 27th September 2018 (or ASAP thereafter)

    About Mind the Gap
    Mind the Gap is one of Europe’s leading theatre companies creating work in partnership with learning disabled artists. We tour productions regionally, nationally and internationally. Our custom designed Studios in Bradford offer exemplary access and excellent quality equipment and facilities.

    Mind the Gap is looking to recruit a suitably qualified person to take on this additional Associate Artist role within the Academy team.

    Candidates are encouraged to find out more about the company and its work by looking at our website: http://www.mind-the-gap.org.uk.

    Mind the Gap welcomes and encourages applications from everyone regardless of their age, sex, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, disability or nationality. We positively welcome applications from people from backgrounds that are currently underrepresented in the arts. If you require information in a different format please telephone 01274 487390, or email naelah@mind-the-gap.org.uk.

    About the role
    The successful applicant will be a dance practitioner with teaching skills.

    The post-holder will work with learning-disabled artists involved with MTG Academy. This role complements that of other Associate Artists with specialist skills in drama/performance, dance/choreography and music. The post holder will specifically lead on the part-time dance programme. S/he has a responsibility to help embed dance skills within the Academy, ensuring a high level of learning and accreditation for the students.

    The ability to perform and share skills in a range of dance styles will be an advantage, but those with a particular specialism will still be considered for the post. Previous experience of working with learning-disabled young people and adults is desirable.

    Application procedure
    To make an application please:

    • complete the Application Form OR
    • send a CV (maximum 4 pages) together with a cover letter clearly describing how your skills and experience match the Essential and Desirable criteria summarised in the Person Specification.
    • complete the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form (optional)

    Download Job Description here…
    Download Person Specification here…
    Download Application Form here…
    Fill out the Equalities Monitoring Form here… (optional)

    Return your form before the deadline to Academy Director Charli Ward: charli@mind-the-gap.org.uk.

    Or by post to:-
    Charli Ward
    Academy Director
    Mind the Gap
    Silk Warehouse
    Patent Street
    Bradford
    BD9 4SA

     

  • MTG Studios Technician

    Applicants to apply before Tuesday 4th September, 4pm

    Mind the Gap is one of Europe’s leading theatre companies creating work in partnership with learning disabled artists. We tour productions regionally, nationally and internationally. Our custom designed Studios in Bradford offer exemplary access and excellent quality equipment and facilities.

    Mind the Gap is looking to recruit a suitably qualified person to take on this new, permanent role within the company’s core staff team.

    Candidates are encouraged to find out more about the company and its work by looking at our website: www.mind-the-gap.org.uk

    The ideal candidates will be able to demonstrate at least 2 years’ experience of working in a similar capacity in a theatre environment. We are looking for someone with a flexible, positive attitude who is keen to work as part of a busy and inclusive team. The ability to plan and manage a varied workload, and communicate well with other staff are essential.

    Mind the Gap welcomes and encourages applications from everyone regardless of their age, sex, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, disability or nationality. We positively welcome applications from people from backgrounds that are currently underrepresented in the arts. If you require information in a different format please telephone 01274 487390, or email naelah@mind-the-gap.org.uk.

    Starting salary (equivalent to NJC Scale Point 12): £21,074.

    To make an application, please send the following to Julia Skelton, Executive Director:

    • A CV (maximum 4 pages).
    • Completed application using the relevant boxes on the Person Specification form OR a cover letter following the same prompts under Essential and Desirable criteria.
    • Completed Equalities Monitoring Form (optional).

    Please note, applications that do not meet the above criteria will not be considered.

    Download the Job Description here…
    Download the Person Specification form here… 
    Fill out the Equalities Monitoring Form here… (optional)

    Completed applications should be sent to: naelah@mind-the-gap.org.uk

    Deadline: Tuesday 4th September at 16:00
    Interviews: Tuesday 11th September

  • Internship Opportunity: Assistant Producer

    Applicants to apply before 29 August 2018, 12pm

    Applicants to apply before 29 August 2018, 12pm

    Mind the Gap is offering a 6-month part-time, paid Assistant Producer internship.  This person will work on a new, spectacular, outdoor production called Zara: Daughters of Fortune and other Mind the Gap projects.

    This is an opportunity for someone with a learning disability to develop their professional theatre skills, by working with Mind the Gap in a supported and enjoyable environment.

    To apply for the Assistant Producer Internship, you should:

    • Have a learning disability
    • Be over the age of 18 on 1 September 2018
    • Want to get training as an Assistant Producer in professional theatre
    • Want to get more confidence and improve your communication skills
    • Enjoy working with other people

    We are looking for applicants who:

    • Want a professional career in theatre
    • Have a passion for theatre and performance
    • Have theatre experience
    • Work well in a team
    • Have good time keeping and organisational skills

    Mind the Gap is one of Europe’s leading learning disability theatre companies, and is based in Bradford West Yorkshire. Zara: Daughters of Fortune is a co-production with Walk the Plank, funded through Arts Council England Ambition for Excellence and others.

    Dates of Employment: 1 October 2018 to 31 March 2019

    Hours: 16 hours per week.  (We may ask you to work some evenings and some week-ends. We will work with the successful candidate to manage the internship around their specific needs)

    Duration: 6 months

    Salary: National minimum wage – £5.90 (for people aged 18 to 21), £7.38 (for people aged 21 to 24), £7.83 (for people aged 25 and over). We will discuss payment options with you in line with any benefit arrangements.

    Deadline for Applications:  29 August 2018

    Interviews: Friday 7 September

    Base: You will be based at Mind the Gap Studios, Silk Warehouse, Patent Street, Bradford BD9 4SA.

    Access: The building is fully accessible.  Your full access requirements will be discussed and agreed before you start.

    Watch Mind the Gap’s Senior Producer Lisa Mallaghan introduce the role here…

    Download further information here…

    Download and print application form here… or Fill in an application form online…

    For further information contact Deborah

    deborah@mind-the-gap.org.uk or call 01274 487390.

    We look forward to hearing from you.

  • Internship Opportunity: Assistant Director

    Applicants to apply before 29 August 2018, 12pm

    Applicants to apply before 29 August 2018, 12pm

    Mind the Gap is offering a 6-month part-time, paid Assistant Director internship.  This person will work on a new, spectacular, outdoor production called Zara: Daughters of Fortune and other Mind the Gap projects.

    This is an opportunity for someone with a learning disability to develop their professional theatre skills, by working with Mind the Gap in a supported and enjoyable environment.

    To apply for the Assistant Director Internship, you should:

    • Have a learning disability
    • Be over the age of 18 on 1 September 2018
    • Want to get training as an Assistant Director in professional theatre
    • Want to get more confidence and improve your communication skills
    • Enjoy working with other people

    We are looking for applicants who:

    • Want a professional career in theatre
    • Have a passion for theatre and performance
    • Have theatre experience
    • Work well in a team
    • Have good time keeping and organisational skills

    Mind the Gap is one of Europe’s leading learning disability theatre companies, and is based in Bradford West Yorkshire. Zara: Daughters of Fortune is a co-production with Walk the Plank, funded through Arts Council England Ambition for Excellence and others.

    Dates of Employment: 1 December 2018 to 31 May 2019

    Hours: 16 hours per week.  (We may ask you to work some evenings and some week-ends. We will work with the successful candidate to manage the internship around their specific needs.)

    Duration: 6 months

    Salary: National minimum wage – £5.90 (for people aged 18 to 21), £7.38 (for people aged 21 to 24), £7.83 (for people aged 25 and over). We will discuss payment options with you in line with any benefit arrangements.

    Deadline for Applications:  29 August 2018

    Interviews: Thursday 6 September

    Base: You will be based at Mind the Gap Studios, Silk Warehouse, Patent Street, Bradford BD9 4SA

    Access: The building is fully accessible.  Your full access requirements will be discussed and agreed before you start.

    Watch Mind the Gap’s Resident Director Joyce Nga Yu Lee introduce the role here…

    Download further information here…

    Download and print application form here… or Fill in an application form online…

    For further information contact Deborah

    deborah@mind-the-gap.org.uk or call 01274 487390.

    We look forward to hearing from you.

  • Internship Opportunity: Creative Engagement Facilitator

    Applicants to apply before 29 August 2018, 12pm

    Applicants to apply before 29 August 2018, 12pm

    Mind the Gap is offering a 6-month part-time, paid Creative Engagement Facilitator internship. This person will work on a new, spectacular, outdoor production called Zara: Daughters of Fortune and other Mind the Gap projects.

    This is an opportunity for someone with a learning disability to develop their professional theatre skills, by working with Mind the Gap in a supported and enjoyable environment.

    To apply for the Creative Engagement Facilitator Internship, you should:

    • Have a learning disability
    • Be over the age of 18 on 1 September 2018
    • Want to get training as a Creative Engagement Facilitator in professional theatre
    • Want to get more confidence and improve your communication skills
    • Enjoy working with other people

    We are looking for applicants who:

    • Want a professional career in theatre
    • Have a passion for theatre and performance
    • Have experience of working with people
    • Work well in a team
    • Have good time keeping and organisational skills

    Mind the Gap is one of Europe’s leading learning disability theatre companies, and is based in Bradford West Yorkshire. Zara: Daughters of Fortune is a co-production with Walk the Plank, funded through Arts Council England Ambition for Excellence and others.

    Dates of Employment: 7 January to 5 July 2019

    Hours: 16 hours per week.  (We may ask you may to work some evenings and some week-ends. We will work with the successful candidate to manage the internship around their specific needs.)

    Duration: 6 months

    Salary: National minimum wage – £5.90 (for people aged 18 to 21), £7.38 (for people aged 21 to 24), £7.83 (for people aged 25 and over). We will discuss payment options with you in line with any benefit arrangements.

    Deadline for Applications:  29 August 2018

    Interviews: Monday 10 September

    Base: You will be based at Mind the Gap Studios, Silk Warehouse, Patent Street, Bradford BD9 4SA

    Access: The building is fully accessible.  Your full access requirements will be discussed and agreed before you start.

    Watch Mind the Gap’s Academy Director Charli Ward introduce the role here…

    Download further information here…

    Download and print application form here… or Fill in an application form online…

    For further information contact Deborah

    deborah@mind-the-gap.org.uk or call 01274 487390.

    We look forward to hearing from you.

  • Volunteering at Mind the Gap

    Applicants to apply before Ongoing

    We always welcome volunteers and placements at Mind the Gap. If you would like to give some of your time to us, whilst gaining experience with England’s largest learning-disabled theatre company, click here!