Opportunity: Artist for October themed children’s workshop at Fersands Community Project

September 30, 2014

Please respond by: 7 October 2014 Midnight

Fersands and Fountain Community Project are looking for a lead artist to deliver an October themed arts project to primary aged children who attend the community project.

We are looking for:

•         An artist who can lead art sessions on two consecutive sessions on Friday 17th of October at 11am-12:30pm for 5 – 7 year olds and Friday 17th of October 12:30pm-2pm for 8 – 11 year olds.   Alternatively it could be Wednesday the 15th of October at the same time as Friday sessions.

•         There will be up to 20 children per workshop and additional support from Fersands Project staff and volunteers.

•         The artist is required to develop the project activity suitable for each age group, come prepared with all project materials and equipment, communicate the project plan to Fersands Project staff and volunteers ahead of the workshop so they know how they can support the activity.

This opportunity would welcome applications from artists with experience of leading and delivering high quality participatory arts workshops for children.  Ideally you will have experience of working with varying levels of creative ability and experience and be an excellent communicator. You must have a current PVG.

Venue: Fersands and Fountain Community Project, Woodside Community Centre, Marquis Road, Aberdeen, AB24 2QY.

Fee:  £180 to cover activities over two Fridays; 2 x 1.5 hr sessions each week, inclusive of planning and preparation .

           Additional fee for materials = £100.  Total  = £280.

Contract: Contract undertaken on a freelance basis with Fersands and Fountain Community Project. The artist will be responsible for their own tax and National Insurance contributions. Artist to invoice for project delivery and materials after the last workshop.

Please reply to Magdalena at Fersands and Fountain Community project with the following information:






          Contact number:


          Your CV


          2 images of your work / your work within participatory setting (jpeg no larger than 3 M)


          A description of the project you would deliver with each age group 200 words in total, max.


–      Please indicate your avaibility for the sessions stated above.

The following information should be send to magdaleana@fersands.org

For more information about the group please contact Magda on 01224 524927 or email magdaleana@fersands.org


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