Job Vacancy | Artist in Schools Scheme 2017/18, Leitrim County Council

The closing date for applications: Monday 27 February

Leitrim County Council Arts Office seeks four artists from any arts discipline to take part in the Artist in Schools Scheme for 2017 and 2018. We are looking for artists who have significant experience in delivering high quality arts experiences for children and young people and who are interested in working collaboratively with a primary school in the county.

The Artists in Schools Scheme funds an artist to work in a Leitrim primary school for 50 hours – 10 hrs development time, 35 hours contact time and 10 hours evaluation and documentation time at a rate of €40/hr. The total fee is €2,200.

From the applications received, a shortlist of artists will be invited to attend interview so we can match artists’ skills to schools needs. Schools are invited separately to register their interest in the scheme and once selected are paired with the selected artists by the Arts Office.

A facilitated planning session designed to enhance the project planning process and share experience between all participating artists and schools will take place on Thursday 18th May between 2pm and 5pm. Further project development sessions will be scheduled between each artist and teacher at their respective school to further develop the project around the ideas, skills and ambitions of the artist, teacher and children.

Important Dates
• Shortlisted candidates must be available to interview in Carrick on Shannon on Friday March 24th.
• Selected artists must be available to attend the joint artists/schools half-day planning session in Carrick on Shannon on Thursday May 18th.

For further information please read the project information sheet here: www.leitrimcoco.ie/eng/Community-Culture/Arts
Or contact Christine Kelly, on 07196 21694 or email ckelly@leitrimcoco.ie

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