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Freedom Foundation uses streetdance and hip-hop, singing and songwriting (including rapping and spitting bars) to support children and young people’s physical and mental wellbeing. 

We’re always excited to hear from individuals who are passionate about using the creative arts to work with young people. Check out our current opportunities below! 

Current Opportunities

Opportunities in Nottingham(shire) and Derby(shire).

Are you passionate about instilling physical and mental health in young people?

Do you believe dance has the power to build confidence?

Are you looking for extra income during the school holidays?

Freedom Foundation are recruiting dance facilitators to be part of our programme of holiday club provision across the East Midlands.

Opportunities are available for one-off days or throughout school holidays.

Freedom Foundation use singing, songwriting and dance to educate children about the importance of mental health and wellbeing. Our programmes help children to improve their self-esteem, build resilience and confidence to recognise the impact social media has on their mental health. We want to recruit individuals to our team who are passionate about using the creative arts to work with young people.

We are looking for experienced dancers to join this team to engage and inspire 5 – 16 year olds teaching streetdance and hip-hop. You will be working with children and young people who may not have any experience of dancing and teaching them how to move and dance. Full training will be given on delivery of the sessions but you will need experience in streetdance and/or hip-hop and be able to engage young people in an upbeat and fun way.

The sessions are delivered across an 8 hour day and will have a ‘lead’ (experienced) teacher and an assistant teacher.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a programme which aims to instil long-term physical activity in children from disadvantaged areas and give them and their families a great time during the holidays.

Pay: £10 per hour for Assistant Facilitators, £25 per hour for Lead Facilitators

To apply please send the following to recruitment@freedomfoundationuk.org :

· Your CV

· Your availability during the Summer holidays (28 July through to the end of August)

· A video showing us your dance ability

· Your location

· If you have a valid driving licence

· Tell us about your experience of working with children and young people

Marketing and Communications Officer
Salary – £24,000 pro-rata
21 hours per week

Overview:
Freedom Foundation are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and creative individual who is looking to learn and flourish in a busy and exciting social media and marketing role.

You will be overseeing and creating a social media and marketing strategy to promote and raise awareness of our work supporting children’s physical and mental health.

Job description:
Working in a small and busy team, this role will be taking responsibility for Freedom Foundation’s marketing and communications strategy.

We are looking for someone that is naturally creative, has excellent writing & communication skills and understands brand development and awareness. In-depth knowledge and understanding of
social media platforms is a must along, with a passion for clear communication and a desire to learn and grow.

Freedom Foundation is a fast paced, busy, and ever-changing organisation.

The role will include:

• Working with the wider team to create clear messages
• Create and produce targeted and relevant marketing and communications including
MailChimp, blogs and newsletters to raise brand awareness
• Managing Freedom Foundation’s social media channels, overseeing content-creation and
engaging an audience
• Creating social media campaigns to promote our work.

Skills & abilities
● Strong written and verbal communication skills
● A flair for creating engaging content.
● An in-depth understanding of social media platforms
● Experience using Mailchimp is desirable
● The drive to take initiative, work independently as well as part of a team
● Possess a ‘can do’ attitude, present new ideas and ways of thinking
● Organised, focused & good at prioritisation.
● Good at working under pressure and finding routes around challenges
Personal qualities
● Team player
● Punctual and presentable
● Flexible and reliable
● Adaptable and approachable
● Forward thinking and decisive
● Ability to share ideas and contribute to work tasks
● A good listener
● Keen interest in supporting children and young people’s mental health


Benefits:

20 days holiday (increasing each year up to 25), pension, flexible working hours. This role is office based (our office is based in the city centre of Nottingham) but hybrid working will be considered.

Do you have experience of working with children and young people with SEND requirements?

Do you have experience of delivering music and dance workshops?

Are you looking for extra income during the school holidays and term time?

Freedom Foundation are recruiting SEND Dance and Music Facilitators to be part of our programme of provision across the East Midlands including Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Leicestershire.

Opportunities are available for one-off days or throughout school holidays with pay ranging from £10 per hour for Assistant Facilitators and £25 per hour for Lead Facilitators.

Freedom Foundation uses singing, songwriting and dance to educate children about the importance of mental health and wellbeing. Our programmes help children to improve their self-esteem, build resilience and confidence to recognise the impact social media has on their mental health. We want to recruit individuals to our team who are passionate about using the creative arts to work with young people.

We are looking for experienced dancers and musicians to join our team to engage and inspire 5 – 16 year olds who have additional needs which could include learning disabilities, Autism, ADHD, Aspergers and severe mental health difficulties. Full training will be given on delivery of the sessions but you will need experience in dance and/or music and be able to engage young people in an upbeat and fun way.

The sessions are delivered across an 8 hour day in 2 – 4 hour sessions and will have a ‘lead’ (experienced) teacher and an assistant teacher.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a programme which aims to instil long-term physical activity in children and young people and give them and their families a great time. To apply please send the following to recruitment@freedomfoundationuk.org :

· Your CV

· A video showing us your singing/rap and/or dance ability

· Your location

· If you have a valid driving licence

· Tell us about your experience of working with children and young people with SEND requirements

Are you looking to take on new opportunities during this time?

Do you want to inspire the next generation?

Do you believe music and dance has the ability to instil good mental health?

Freedom Foundation are recruiting singing (including rapping and spitting bars) and dancing mentors and facilitators for their programmes.

Freedom Foundation uses dance and singing and songwriting to educate children about the importance of mental health and wellbeing. Our programmes help children to improve their self-esteem, build resilience and confidence to recognise the impact social media has on their mental health.

We teach them to understand about healthy usage and reduced screen time, whilst supporting them to learn new skills and unlock their hidden talents.

Our programmes which encourage positive mental and physical wellbeing.

We are looking to expand our team to reach more schools and community settings across the East Midlands and need your help to do this.

We want to recruit individuals to our team who are passionate about using the creative arts to work with young people. Our programmes, which have taken years to develop and hone will be entering a new phase. You must be able to teach under the Freedom Foundation ethos and follow strict lesson plans of delivery, feedback centrally and follow up thoroughly.

You will receive thorough training to understand our work and all our programmes and receive a detailed understanding of the work you will be undertaking.

You will be given thorough training, guidance and resources to do this.

Pay: £10 per hour for Assistant Facilitators, £25 per hour for Lead Facilitators

To apply please send the following to recruitment@freedomfoundationuk.org :

· Your CV

· A video showing us your singing/rap and/or dance ability

· Your location

· If you have a valid driving licence

· Tell us about your experience of working with children and young people

DANCING AND SINGING WITH TODDLERS

Funky Tots is an interactive session for 2 – 4 year olds and their parent and carers.

Using streetdance, movement and singing we work with families to improve communication, bonding and physical activity and encourage children from a young age to explore emotion and confidence.

We are currently recruiting freelancer singers and dancers that can engage families in a fun and engaging way to take them through our Funky Tots programme. The sessions follow a pathway to teach bonding and communication alongside movement and singing.

You should have streetdance knowledge and experience alongside the ability to sing and use music to engage.

Contracts are Freelance – £25 per hour.

Session will be taking place within Nottinghamshire. To apply please send the following to recruitment@freedomfoundationuk.org :

· Your CV

· A video showing us your singing/rap and/or dance ability

· Your location

· If you have a valid driving licence

· Tell us about your experience of working with children aged 2 – 4 years old