PAID: Early Career Artists

  • Local Community, Children (0-11)
  • Youth Work, Art/Music/Drama/Crafts)
  • Dumbarton
  • Mondays 4-6pm OR Tuesdays 4-6pm
  • Website

We are looking for two artists with an interest in developing their facilitation with communities to work with us on a year long project.

Clifftop Projects will run arts-based youth clubs for young people aged 5-11 that start in Castlehill and Bellsmyre areas of Dumbarton in April 2021. The sessions will be run by arts practitioners Lottie Barker and Nic Green and assisted by these new artist roles.

You will:
- Assistant teach 2 hours of art youth club a week (at either Castlehill or Bellsmyre)
- Receive 5 hours of mentoring with Lottie and Nic over the course of the year to develop your own practice.

The fee:
The role will be paid at £20.25 an hour. Total fee per artist: £1559.25

You will be asked to complete NSPCC Child Protection Training and undergo a criminal record check if successful with your application.

You will need to be registered as self-employed but we can help you with setting this up if you haven’t already.

How to apply?
Please email us by 8th March 2021 with answers to the following questions – either written or a selfie video or voice note whatever you find easiest:


Your artform/s

Experience in teaching (these positions are for artists at the start of their teaching journey so we would be looking for very little or no experience here do not worry!)

Why you are interested in the position?

Why you think the arts are important for young people to get involved with?

Preference of location (Castlehill or Bellsmyre and why? Or no preference).

We will be back in touch with you by 10th March 2021 to schedule a zoom 15min interview for a shortlist of candidates.

Minimum age 16+
- PVG Required
- Disabled Access available

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