Taunton Teaching Alliance
Taunton Teaching Alliance
Taunton Teaching Alliance
Taunton Teaching Alliance

SPAEDA Arts Education Opportunities


  • Passionate about the difference the arts make to the lives of the children and young people
  • The arts inspire and engage, raise confidence and aspiration
  • Believe that all children are entitled to a creative education and access to culture

Schools that increase opportunities for creative learning and value the arts have been shown to raise attainment throughout the school and increase attendance. SPAEDA provide a range of arts workshops, short projects, events for schools led by professional artists in all art forms – visual arts, crafts, creative writing, media, dance, drama and music.

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Job Opportunity with SPAEDA


Project Marketing Administrator

SPAEDA, Hestercombe House, Taunton, Somerset

12 Month Fixed Term Contract starting Sept 2017

Full Time 37.5 hours* £16,620 – £24,442 Depending on experience 


SPAEDA works with a variety of educational establishments and partnerships across Somerset by advocating best practice in arts education.  We provide opportunities designed to enhance and enrich artistic and creative learning central to children and young people’s development via activities including dance, drama, music, art & design, craft, digital media and creative writing.

In supporting the Artistic Director in the delivery of a variety of funded projects, your duties will include; office management, book keeping, minute taking, enquiry and booking administration, event management, database management, active involvement in supporting and promoting fundraising activities, including developing and updating our website, creating and circulating bulletins, social media management and general project and administrative duties. You will also act as Health and Safety officer, ensuring appropriate records are maintained including accident reporting and provision of first aid kits.

An experienced administrator you will have strong working knowledge of Word and Excel and be confident with websites and social media. Experience of Xero, WordPress and Mail-Chimp (or similar packages), is desirable. An ability to attend meetings and events held throughout Somerset is also required.  Previous experience within the education or arts sector would be advantageous.

If you are passionate about both administration and arts education for children and young people we would love to hear from you.  Please complete an application form (link below) and send with CV and covering letter to SPAEDA, Hestercombe Gardens, Cheddon Fitzpaine, Taunton, Somerset, TA2 8LQ or email to info@spaeda.org.uk.

Closing date: noon July 7th

Interviews will be held w/c July 17th

*We are ideally seeking a full-time role, however can also consider 2 part-time roles at 16 hours each.  If you would like to be considered for a part time role please indicate this within your application.