Vacancy: Schools & Communities Project Co-ordinator


Monday 27 June

Credit: c. Louise King

Monday 27 June

How to apply

Please download the full job application pack here and complete the application form by Monday 27 June.

Job title: Schools & Communities Project Co-ordinator

Reports to: Creative Development Director

Terms of employment: Fixed-term, 3 years, 3 days per week

Salary: £23-24,000 p.a. pro rata, depending on experience (plus 5% employer contribution to pension)

Download the full Job Application pack here.

The purpose of this role is to co-ordinate Imaginate’s Creative Development programme of schools and communities’ projects, providing administration support including scheduling, maintaining and monitoring project budgets and contributing to the development of new projects.  The post will also support the Creative Project Facilitator in the co-ordination of a new three-year project, Creative Encounters, working in North West Edinburgh seeking to develop the confidence and aspirations of children and create a lasting sense of community pride. 

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Co-ordinate the programme of Imaginate schools and communities’ projects including but not limited to, contracting project teams, logistics and scheduling, communicating with schools and community groups, budget management and co-ordinating project evaluation.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with schools, community groups and artists in Scotland, especially those who face barriers to engagement and/or who are underrepresented.
  • Work with Imaginate’s Designated Child Protection Officer to ensure child protection procedures are communicated to all project staff and partners, administering PVG checks for project staff and contributing to artist training.
  • Co-ordinate project communications with artists, project partners, schools and community groups in the planning and delivery of projects.
  • A commitment to anti-racism training and practice.
  • A commitment to support Imaginate’s progress as an LGBT Youth Scotland charter organisation.
  • Collect project content, blogs, films, photographs, are visible to Imaginate’s audiences, in collaboration with the project Leads.
  • Support project evaluation working with the Head of Marketing and the Development Manager to collect and record feedback.
  • Understanding and commitment to key Imaginate policy areas such as diversity and inclusion and climate responsibility.
  • Perform any other reasonable activities as required.

If you have any questions or would like to discuss the job in confidence, please contact Fiona Ferguson.