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As Freedom Studios expands its Young Peoples Programme we are looking to recruit three young people aged 18 to 25 to join our team as young person’s trainee facilitators. This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone interested in gaining experience in young people’s creative practice and provide a friendly, supportive environment to bridge the gap between early training and the skills needed to be a successful facilitator.

Freedom Studios Young Peoples programme cover a wide range of activity including, Youth Theatre, Community Youth Theatre, Schools Workshops, Young Writers Studio, Young Peoples Drop-In, and Future Young Leaders Group. Trainee facilitators will have the opportunity to work across all these programmes but will focus on Youth Theatre and Young Peoples Drop-In. The traineeship will culminate in trainees planning and delivering the February 2024 Young Peoples Drop-In session.

Trainee facilitators will receive practical experience in drama facilitation, delivering young people’s programmes and working with young people.

The facilitator trainee programme will include:

  • Advanced DBS Check
  • First Aid Training
  • Safeguarding
  • Session Planning
  • Exercises, games and devising practice
  • Co-creation technique
  • Session delivery
  • Reflective practice and evaluation

Key Dates: November 2023 -March 2024

Successful applicants will be expected to participate in weekly 2-hour session, including planning time with our team. Trainees will be paid £55 pounds for these sessions (£27.50 per hour. Training days will be paid at £150 per day or £75 for half day.

The position is freelance, and the successful applicants will be responsible for their own tax and national insurance. However, if this is your first time as a freelancer support will be available.

For further details about the role please download the Job Description here>>

You can find our Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form here>>

Please send your CV, completed equal opportunities monitoring form and supporting statement outlining why you are interested in this trainee role to

Your supporting statement should be no longer than one side of A4. Alternatively, you can send a 2-minute audio or film application.

Deadline for application: 12pm Friday 17th November 2023

Interviews: Thursday 23rd November 2023




The Finance and Administration Manager is a pivotal role which covers finance, HR and administration, and contributes significantly to the company’s sustainability as well as operational and financial wellbeing. This role would ideally suit an ambitious candidate who has solid financial experience, is a keen organiser and a strategic thinker. This is also a fantastic opportunity to help shape the future of Freedom Studios, help implement change and leave their mark on one of Bradford’s leading theatre companies.

For further details about the role please download the Job Description here>>

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You can find our Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form here>>


To apply to the post, please send a cover letter of no more than 2 sides of A4, explaining what attracts you to the position and how you meet the job description and personal specification, together with a CV and a completed equal opportunities form to Graeme Thompson via email:

Deadline for application: 12:00 on Friday 8th December 2023.

Interviews: Thursday 14th and Friday 15th December 2023.

If you would like an informal conversation about the role, please contact us via email: