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Contract Type:Freelance
Salary or training bursary: £125 per day
Company:Institute of Imagination
Location:East London
Open to all
Apply by:30/10/2020 - 17:00

iOi Facilitator

Are you an enthusiastic workshop facilitator who loves working with children and families? Are you passionate about creative learning? Check out this opportunity to work for an impact-led charity...

The Institute of Imagination is a charity creating space to re-imagine our world, together. Their goal is to spark imaginations everywhere and encourage creative learning through their events, training, partnerships and research. They run activities for children and young people, families, schools, adults and educators under our ‘Imagination Lab’ programme in a variety of locations across London and beyond.

The Institute of Imagination are looking to recruit a Facilitator. The successful candidate will be part of a creative and inspiring programme of workshops and events that run throughout 2020-21 across London and in particular in Newham, East London.


  • Facilitate an array of workshops with children and young people
  • Ensure a safe, clean and secure environment exists at all times with the highest of standards for all workshop and event participants
  • Positively promote the iOi and its core aims and objectives
  • Foster positive relationships with workshop and event participants at all times

Skills, knowledge, experience


  • Demonstrable interest in working with children and families in a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths) education environment
  • Experience of facilitating coding, technology, arts or science focused workshops with children and/or young people
  • Ability to learn new workshop concepts quickly and to facilitate these concepts
  • Ability to work with children and young people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Engaging and enthusiastic, particularly when working with children and young people
  • High level communication with strong interpersonal and presentation skills when working with children and family groups
  • Confident and able to work independently or as part of a team
  • Proactive, with the ability to adapt to change quickly and easily and to use own initiative
  • Good understanding of health and safety and safeguarding practice (training will be provided)


  • Speak and understand the following languages: Bengali, Urdu, Gujarati, Lithuanian
  • Previously worked or lived in the London Borough of Newham
  • Previously worked in schools, events and community setting
  • Worked with children and young people considered to have SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities)


We welcome and encourage applications from candidates who are under-represented in the creative industries.

Please note that the company reserves the right to withdraw this listing prior to the official closing date, therefore we recommend getting your applications in early.

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