Creative Learning Administrator

  • Location : Northampton , United Kingdom

  • Salary : £12648.00 per annum

  • Posted : 01/07/2022

  • Position: Part time

Job Description

We are looking for a talented individual to join us in the key role of Creative Learning Administrator to provide administration support for our Northants Cultural Education Partnership (NCEP) and to our Creative Learning Team.

You will be an experienced administrator with creative flair and desire to work within an educational setting. You will have a track record of effective project coordination, have good knowledge of safeguarding procedures and will be committed to producing a high quality level of work to uphold Royal and Derngate's standards.

Job Purpose

To carry out the administration of Northants Cultural Education Partnership (NCEP) and contribute to the ongoing development across all strands of Royal & Derngate’s Creative Learning Provision.

Essential Skills


  • Experience of working within an education and/or Creative Learning arts setting
  • Experience of project coordination
  • Experience of working effectively with personnel at all levels and across different sectors


  • Knowledge of safeguarding policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of GDPR requirements
  • Understanding of, and commitment to, participatory arts


  • Excellent IT skills in Microsoft Outlook, particularly Excel and Word
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Attention to detail
  • Maintaining confidentiality
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Operates effectively and consistently under pressure

Desired Skills


  • Experience of data and reporting systems such as Tessitura
  • Experience of evaluative reporting methods
  • Experience of marketing and online communication methods


  • Degree qualification in related subject (or equivalent)
  • Familiarity with Arts Council Seven Quality Principles
  • Familiarity of Arts Council England Let’s Create Strategy


  • Ability to use image, film and sound editing programmes
  • Professional training working within arts and/or education settings
  • Evaluation and data reporting

Hours: 24 hours per week
Closing Date: Friday 21st January 2022

How To Apply

Please submit a Covering Letter (no more than 2 sides of A4) stating your relevant experience, knowledge and skills for the role along with your CV.

We are an inclusive organisation, committed to fair recruitment, and equality of opportunity. We particularly welcome applications from those whose backgrounds are currently under-represented in our workforce and in the Arts more widely. We want to encourage socio-economic diversity, as well as representation from ethnically diverse groups, people who identify as D/deaf and disabled and/or those who identify as LGBTQ+. 

As part of our commitment to being an inclusive employer, we would like you to complete an equal opportunities monitoring form. You will receive an email from us to acknowledge your application which will include a link to complete this.

Royal & Derngate are a PIPA (Parents and Carers in Performing Arts) Charter Partner, striving towards creating a more family friendly working environment. We encourage proposals from anyone who requires flexible working/job share/remote working around caring responsibilities, and anyone looking for a positive work/life balance.

For further information about Royal & Derngate and the role, please see our website (Large Print & Audio available).

About Company

Royal & Derngate Northampton is the main venue for arts and entertainment in Northamptonshire, with attendances for live events and films numbering 358,000 last year, and an additional 119,000 seeing its work on tour at over 100 venues. Named Regional Theatre of the Year in The Stage Awards in 2011 (and nominated again in 2016), the theatre won the UK Theatre Awards for Best Presentation of Touring Theatre in 2015 and Best Touring Production in 2016 for The Herbal Bed, and The Stage Ensemble Award and a Fringe First for Education, Education, Education in 2017.

In 2019 Royal & Derngate was nominated for the UK Theatre ‘Excellence in Inclusivity’ Award. Alongside touring nationally and internationally Royal & Derngate’s Made in Northampton productions have transferred to the West End and Broadway as well as Shakespeare’s Globe, the National Theatre, The Southbank Centre and the Lyric Hammersmith. Productions transferring to London recently include Education, Education, Education, The Worst Witch, Our Lady of Kibeho, The Singing Mermaid and Touching the Void.

The venue also presents a diverse range of visiting productions on both the Derngate and Royal stages, featuring musicals, dance, comedy and music, including a residency from the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Last year the venue hosted the UK Musical Theatre Conference, Devoted & Disgruntled 14 and the International Teach First conference. Royal & Derngate’s award-winning, nationally recognised Get Involved programme engages with over 20,000 participants each year, including schools, families and communities in Northamptonshire and beyond, and its two-screen cinema welcomed over 78,000 audience members to the best in world, independent, British and mainstream film. Meanwhile, the theatre’s Generate artistic development programme supports hundreds of local and emerging artists and practitioners each year.

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