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Schools and Young People Coordinator 

Schools and Young People Coordinator

Hours: 5 days per week / 35 hours per week / (1 FTE )

Salary: £27,000

Contract: Fixed Term until 31st March 2025

Start date: November 2023

We are open to a start date as directed by the successful candidate but ideally by Nov 2023.


CCA: Centre for Contemporary Arts is seeking an enthusiastic individual to lead our efforts to engage schools and young people with contemporary art.

The Schools and Young People Coordinator will develop two programme strands:

- Schools Programme

- Exhibitions Learning Programme

Schools Programme
This role will be instrumental in building new relationships with Primary Schools within a 2 mile radius of CCA, working closely with the CCA Programme Team to deliver projects and events for children with their schools and teachers.

Exhibitions Learning Programme

This role will also look at the wider engagement programme around the six exhibitions that CCA curates each year to deliver engaging and accessible exhibition material, art workshops and activities that meet the needs of children (5-11 years old) and young people (12-16 years old). You will be able to work closely with the exhibiting artist and curator to programme workshops and material for the learning programme.

Please see the full job pack for key responsibilities and role specification.


Centre for Contemporary Arts is a multi-arts venue in Glasgow. CCA curates national and international contemporary art in our gallery space, as well as commissioning and hosting new projects in our online platform CCA Annex, and providing the Intermedia gallery space for emerging artists. CCA hosts cultural events year-round, sharing our building and resources with artists, individuals and organisations to create a citizen-led programme. CCA is also home to seed-sharing community project Glasgow Seed Library and Common Ground, a physical space and programme for refugee communities. CCA is supported by Creative Scotland.

Here is a virtual tour of CCA.

This role is funded by the UK government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund. The UK Shared Prosperity Fund is a central pillar of the UK government’s Levelling Up agenda and provides £2.6 billion of funding for local investment by March 2025. The Fund aims to improve pride in place and increase life chances across the UK investing in communities and place, supporting local business, and people and skills.

How to apply:

1. Send us an up to date CV on no more than 2 sides of A4. 
(please include examples of any schools programme or any children/youth programme with institutions you have been involved with)

2. A one page (500-1000 words) covering letter demonstrating how your experience, skills and interests equip you for the role

3. Please also include any access needs you will require to work with and at CCA, including any access requirements at the interview stage.

We are open to alternative forms of application -
You can send us a video application of (up to 5 min maximum) or
Audio record your answers and send this in an audio file (up to 10 min max).

You can also email us at if you need to discuss what would work best for you.


Closing date for applications is: 24th September 2023, 12 midnight

Please submit your application to

You will be contacted about the outcome of your application by 9th October 2023.
Interviews will take place during the week of 16th to 20th October.

The interviews will take place at the CCA with 3 staff members, a list of questions will be emailed to you prior to the interview session.

We expect to inform you of the interview results the following week for the role to start on 30th Oct/ beginning of November.







Holiday Entitlement



5 days per week / 35 hours per week / (1 FTE )


Fixed Term until 31st March 2025

Application Deadline

24 Sep 2023

Interviews From

16 Oct 2023