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Join our pool of Creative Mentors – Freelance Opportunity!

Deadline: 9am on Wednesday 28th July 2021

We are looking for individuals to join our pool of Creative Mentors to help us reach the demand for Creative Mentoring across the Midlands region and wider. Whilst we welcome applications from across the country, we are specifically welcoming applications from the East and West Midlands.

What is Creative Mentoring?

The Mighty Creatives, working in partnership with Derbyshire Virtual School and The Amber Factory, will commission suitably qualified Creative Mentors for the provision of a Creative Mentor Support service to identified children and young people in or leaving care who are struggling to engage in education or who are at risk of exclusion.

You can find our Service Specification and Supporting Information documents below for you to download and support your application.

Who are our Creative Mentors?

Our pool of Creative Mentors have a range of arts and/or media skills, experience of leading creative learning and a positive, child-centred approach to working with children and young people on a one-to-one basis. Creative Mentors work with children from age 5-19 to build a trusting relationship, introduce creative activities according to the child’s interest and facilitate inspiring experiences to support personal, social and emotional development and educational achievement. We will be commissioning Creative Mentoring to take place on a case-by-case basis and in joining our pool, there is no guarantee for immediate work.

How do I apply?

A pre-application briefing will take place on Wednesday 21st July from 4.30pm-5.15pm. This is not a compulsory part of the application process but is there to help you in the process. Please email creativementoring@themightycreatives.com if you’re interested in attending.

If you are interested in becoming one of our Creative Mentors at The Mighty Creatives, please submit a copy of your CV and a short proposal (max three sides of A4 in 12-point text) outlining your experience against the provider specification listed in the Service Specification. This should be sent to recruitment@themightycreatives.com by 9am on Wednesday 28th July 2021.

Please ensure to include the following information:

1. Personal details

  • Contact name & Organisation name (if applicable).
  • Telephone number.
  • Postal address.
  • Evidence of safeguarding measures and required insurance relevant to delivery.
  • VAT Registration details (if applicable).

2. References

Please provide the following contact details for two referees:

  • Name, Company and Position.
  • Telephone/ Mobile.

3. Delivery preferences

Please indicate in your application which of the following geographical locations and age groups you wish to be considered to work with as part of the commissioning pool.

4. Delivery location    

Please state what region, and if possible, what specific counties you’re happy and comfortable delivering in.

5. Delivery age

a. Primary years (5 – 10 years).

b. Secondary years (11-16 years).

c. Leaving care years (17-18 years).

Creative Mentors Service Specification – July 2021864.72 KB
Creative Mentors Supporting Info 2021943.04 KB
Equal Opportunities 335.01 KB

Finance & Resources Officer

Salary:                      £25,516 plus contributory stakeholder pension, pro rata for part time

Hours:                      Full time (35 hours per week excluding an unpaid lunch hour) plus occasional evenings and weekends

Location:                   LCB Depot Leicester, with frequent regional/national travel

Permanent/fixed:      Fixed term contract initially until 31st July 2022

Working with Us

The Mighty Creatives is a charity committed to improving the personal, educational, cultural and social lives of children and young people (CYP) through creative and cultural education.

Our charitable purpose is to provide arts and cultural opportunities for CYP from birth to 30 years old, particularly those who are the most disadvantaged and excluded, in order to contribute to the fight against child poverty.

Deadline for receipt of applications is 9.30am on Monday 9th August 2021.

Interviews to be held on Monday 16th August 2021 via Zoom.

Finance & Resources Officer Application Pack918.95 KB
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Income Generation Coordinator

Job Title:                  Income Generation Coordinator

Salary:                      £21,945 plus contributory stakeholder pension, pro rata for part time

Hours:                      Part-time or Full-time (21 (60%) – 35 (100%) hours per week excluding an unpaid lunch hour) plus occasional evenings and weekends

Location:                 LCB Depot, Leicester but we are happy to negotiate remote or hybrid working patterns if required. Hybrid working can entail a balance of                                              working from the office, from home or other remote location as appropriate.

Permanent/fixed:      Twelve-month fixed term contract

Working with Us

We are looking for an Income Generation Coordinator to join our team. Your role will be to support the delivery of our income generation strategy and action plan. To support with identifying and applying for new sources of income for the charity.  You will be responsible for researching different funding opportunities and ensuring our CRM (Salesforce) is up to date.  You will have great organisational skills and good attention to detail.

For further details about the role please see the application pack below.

Deadline for receipt of completed application forms is 9.30am on Tuesday 17th August 2021.

Interviews to be held on Monday 23rd August via Zoom.

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Application Form126.85 KB
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The Mighty Creatives is an accredited Living Wage Employer. This means that we are committed to ensuring anyone who works with us will earn a real Living Wage.