Workshop Assistant – Responsibilities
- Dress code: smart casual, e.g. shirt, jacket, smart jeans
- Bring DBS certificate and photo proof of identity (e.g. driving licence or passport)
- Arrive 30 minutes prior to start time
- Take photo of school sign – post in WhatsApp
- Check with teacher if any participants cannot have photo taken
- Collect consent forms, checking that we have one from every student
- Set out the room – 5 tables, each with 5 chairs
During main workshop
- To help and encourage students (in groups) to write scripts for a podcast or short video
- Hand out paper and felt-tips when the presentation gets to the mind map
- During mind map and script writing, move amongst the tables to help/answer questions, suggest ideas, brainstorm with students
- Once they begin script-writing, distribute a set of info sheets to each table
- Take a selection of photos to reflect the activity – post in WhatsApp
During final hour (while recording is being done in separate room)
- You will have a member of school staff with you throughout this final hour
- Encourage/help remaining groups to complete their script
- Make sure groups have a call to action at the end of their script – explain, guide them to relevant contacts on info sheets
- Encourage groups to rehearse and time their script – they shouldn’t go through to record until rehearsed
- Arrange order of which groups record next, based on which is ready next
- While each group is waiting to record, have them complete feedback questionnaire
- If needed to kill time, have groups complete Wordsearch (reverse of feedback)
- Collect finished scripts after recording – collate with that group’s consent forms
- Ask teacher to complete teacher feedback form
- Expect challenging behaviour, but the teacher is in charge of discipline – try to encourage but don’t get involved in attempting to force students to take part
- A valid DBS Certificate
- Own transport or ability to get to schools for start of school day
- Interest in media/drama, education or law enforcement
- Assisting in a series of media-driven workshops on the topic of online safety, supported by Kent Police and funded by the Kent Police and Crime Commissioner.
- The role is best suited to someone over 18 with an interest in a career in either education, media/drama or law enforcement.
- There would be work on approximately 5-10 days in total during the weeks commencing 16th October, 30th October and 4th December 2023 with the possibility of further work in early 2024.
- Each ‘day’ would be 3 ½ – 4 hours long and would be paid at £60.
- The work will be in schools across north Kent so own transport is preferred.
- The appointment will be subject to an online interview and training
This would run as a self-employed opportunity, so you would be invoicing the company for your time. This is a key skill to learn for working in creative industries.
To apply, send your CV and cover letter to: email@example.com
Please note interviews for suitable applications will take place on a rolling basis – so apply ASAP!
Don’t forget before you send your application off, to get it fully checked by us for your best chance of success. You can book a Quick Advice appointment to have it checked here: https://careers.kent.ac.uk/