Youth Drama Coordinator, Immediate Theatre


Immediate Theatre is looking for a Youth Drama Coordinator to plan, deliver and evaluate our Estate Based Youth Theatre programme across Hackney. We are looking for experienced candidates who feel passionate about inspiring young people through drama and can engage young people at risk of exclusion, including those with challenging behaviour and SEND.   

Now in its 21styear, Immediate Theatre is a Hackney based arts charity which involves communities in making theatre that inspires wellbeing, breaks down barriers and engages people in the process of personal and social change. Immediate Theatre's approach is inclusive, imaginative, and interactive, working in partnership with both statutory and voluntary sector providers using the arts to tackle critical issues.

Our Estate Based Youth Theatre programme operates through weekly after-school sessions which offer social, emotional and practical development for participants aged 5-25. We deliver in 5 youth and community centres across Hackney, including the Huddleston Centre where we offer a specialist service for young people with SEND. In addition, during school holidays, we provide 5 weeks of short term projects, partnering with industry professionals and arts venues to continue to provide high quality arts provision year-round.

Applicants must be available to work on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday each week. Applicants unable to work these days unfortunately cannot be considered.

Salary £24,892 pro rata, plus contribution to pension made by Immediate Theatre.

To apply for this position, please go to our website where you will be able to download the full job description and application form


Application forms must be sent to Milly Price at

The deadline for applications is 10am on 09/07/18.  Interviews will be held on the week commencing 16/07/18 and will involve a practical element. Full details will be provided if asked to attend interview.

We regret that we will be unable to write to applicants who are not short-listed. If you have not heard from us by 16/07/18, then unfortunately you must assume that you have been unsuccessful.

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