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Learning, Engagement, Access and Participation Apprentice BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET

Birmingham Royal Ballet exemplifies a modern, ambitious world class ballet company that inspires, develops and showcases the very best of our country’s talent and creativity. We now have an exciting opportunity for an administrative apprentice to join our highly talented Learning, Engagement, Access and Participation team.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 30 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £19,760.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    05 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000120042

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Birmingham Royal Ballet exemplifies a modern, ambitious world class ballet company that inspires, develops and showcases the very best of our country’s talent and creativity. Whether this is through creating new ballets on the world stage or inspiring young people to experience, take part and excel in this enormously engaging art form, our focus is to offer excellence and access for all.

We now have an exciting opportunity for an administrative apprentice to join our highly talented Learning, Engagement, Access and Participation team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the planning and administration of projects as directed by the Participation Manager
  • Co-ordinate events including room / studio bookings, liaison with parents, participants, artists and chaperones
  • Assist in the administration of the Dance Track programme, including compiling packs for schools, registers, sign in and out sheets, health and safety forms
  • Ensure project information is clear, accurate and regularly updated and channels of communication are clear
  • Be able to effectively multitask the various elements of various projects within the department simultaneously eg. Administration, scheduling, liaising with venue staff
  • Ensure appropriate administrative tasks are up to date, accurate records including data entry, collation of personal detail forms / media consents / uniform resource audit, ordering and distribution
  • Collection of fees for tickets, uniform, merchandise and classes
  • Ensure all necessary health and safety and safeguarding processes are in place for each project including child licensing and behavioural policies (where required)
  • Undertake chaperone duties as and when required
  • Support the team with general day to day office duties including answering queries by telephone, face to face and through LEAP or Dance Track email
  • Keep schedules and diaries up to date, writing minutes and monthly reports where required
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with individuals and communities, as well as other stakeholders and organisations who have an interest in the work of the LEAP department
  • Devise and create information packs
  • Provide support and information to artists
  • Deal with queries or concerns with tact and sensitivity - forwarding to the appropriate manager as and when required
  • Ensure film and photographic images are catalogued and archived effectively
  • Work towards targets and agreed objectives
  • Attend public events and meetings as required acting as a representative for the LEAP team and BRB
  • Ensure value, safety and enjoyment for all

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

You will be placed on a Cultural Learning and Participation Officer Level 3 Apprenticeship.

Here you will attend a programme of Seminars and also have a dedicated development coach who will work with you 1-2-1.

These are the Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours of the apprenticeship and the areas you will cover:

  • Understanding audiences and effective method of engagement
  • Working with partners
  • Impact and social benefits
  • Meeting regulations and legislation
  • Your role and responsibility
  • Understanding the organisation
  • Fundraising
  • IT systems and Software
  • Project Coordination
  • Communication
  • Relationship management
  • Project administration
  • Problem solving
  • Team working
  • Behaviours
  • Positive and proactive attitude
  • Promote an inclusive environment
  • Using initiative
  • Working well with others
  • Emotional intelligence and resilience
  • Ethics and professional values
  • Creativity
  • Passion

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Birmingham Royal Ballet is dedicated to giving opportunities to diverse and new talent through apprenticeships. This apprenticeship will be a 15 month contract.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Creative, Non judgemental

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4) Essential

Things to consider

1. A passionate interest in dance and community engagement 2. Interest in programmes that give opportunities to aspiring dancers. A passion for providing opportunities to groups that wouldn’t otherwise access these activities. 3. A keen interest in arts, literature and culture

About the employer

Birmingham Royal Ballet exemplifies a modern, ambitious world class ballet company that inspires, develops and showcases the very best of our country’s talent and creativity.

Employer

BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET

Address

BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET

THORP STREET

BIRMINGHAM

B5 4AU

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Training

Training provider

THE WEST MIDLANDS CREATIVE ALLIANCE LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Cultural learning and participation officer

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Jan 2023