Work For Us

Work in a job that is meaningful and rewarding in a beautiful location, for a friendly organisation which recognises and develops talent. At St Ives School of Painting we believe we can enrich people’s lives by nurturing and enabling their creative spirit. We are a historically important painting school with big aspirations for the future.   

Kickstart roles

We are recruiting for two Kickstart roles supporting our online programme. One is for a Videographer and the other a Youth Programme Artist and Assistant to help us develop and deliver an online programme for teenagers. The Kickstart Scheme is a 6 month paid job part funded by the Government. Jobs from the Kickstart Scheme are open to 16-24 year olds, who are claiming Universal Credit, and are at risk of long term unemployment. If you have a work coach they will talk to you about the Kickstart Scheme and whether it’s right for you. You can find out more about the scheme here. https://jobhelp.campaign.gov.uk/kickstart/

If you decide to apply for one of these roles you will need to fill in our application form, equal opportunities monitoring form and submit to janet@schoolofpainting.co.uk. Download the forms below.

Remember to apply you must first be referred to us via your work coach. We are unable to accept applications without you going through this process.

Videographer

St Ives School of Painting application form

Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form

Kickstart Videographer Job Description

In addition to filling in the application form we ask applicants to upload a video task to our Dropbox address. Task: Make a short video no more than 5 minutes about why you think you would be good for the role.

Upload to https://www.dropbox.com/request/tuGmplJrKN1VA4uX48oR No more than 2 GB saved as an MP4 format with your full name in the title of the file.

Youth Programme Artist and Assistant

St Ives School of Painting application form

Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form

Kickstart Youth programme Artist Job Description

In addition to filling in the application form we ask applicants to upload a video task to our Dropbox address. Task: Make a short video no more than 5 minutes that includes a practical demonstration on a technique or approach that you love to use inspired by another artist.

Upload to https://www.dropbox.com/request/bQru7wSlVkt4Ykdd2WpV No more than 2 GB saved as an MP4 format with your full name in the title of the file.

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