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Community Photography Practitioner / Teacher  

29th November - 18th July (30 sessions of 2hrs)

boomsatsuma Community is looking for a Community Photography Practitioner / Teacher to work as part of a team to train young people in photography and for a heritage project.

You will be researching and producing work for an exhibition at Tobacco Factory based on the stories of the building and the surrounding South Bristol communities. The project is a partnership between Bristol Museums and Archive and Bristol Photo Festival and is funded by The Heritage Lottery Fund. 

The photos and histories will be exhibited in summer 2022 and then taken on by Bristol Archive and MShed. The young people will be trained by you and will take part in intergenerational heritage events to capture stories and images for the exhibition. 

boomsatsuma Community strives to achieve the best possible outcomes for their participants, therefore, the number of places in the project are desirably small and positioned as Monday evening classes from 5pm-7pm. The role will be for 2 hours per week, excluding planning and preparation. 

Start date: 29th November 2021

 

Person Specification. The ideal candidate will:

  • Have some experience of leading a small team

  • Have an understanding of data entry processes and reporting to a line manager

  • Have a very good understanding of current photographic practices

  • Have experience of digital photographic practices

  • Have QTS or a relevant teaching qualification

  • Have experience working with students inclusive of SEND provision

  • Be an excellent communicator with the ability to motivate and engage students in your subject

  • Be used to planning and consistently delivering high quality lessons and marking

  • Establish community relationships

  • Be flexible and versatile in their approach.

  • Be willing to travel between centres in the city of Bristol to deliver or support the delivery of lessons

  • Ability to differentiate classes across KS2-KS4

 

Job Description:

 

  • Manage and deliver teaching photography across the project sites 

  • Oversee the management of the lesson planning, delivery and reflection process 

  • Maintain the timetable and any variations across the academic year

  • Manage the organisation and collation of data access arrangements

  • Liaise with project manager and artistic lead 

  • Work with the project manager to support students with barriers or additional needs

  • Report to project manager and artistic lead

 

Salary: Fixed rate: £3,000

Apply: By email to jobs@boomsatsuma.com with a CV and a covering letter.

The closing date for applications is 11th November with interviews taking place on 15th November.

 

boomsatsuma Community has a clear vision to be an organisation where a diverse mix of talented people want to work and learn. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and understand that diversity inspires progress and innovation. 

 

Technical Photographic Assistant  

29th November - 18th July (28 sessions of 2hrs)

 We are looking for a Photography Tech Assistant to work with a project team of creative professionals training young people in photography and heritage research.

They are going to be researching and producing work for an exhibition at Tobacco Factory, based on the stories of the building and the surrounding South Bristol communities. The project is a partnership between Bristol Museums and Archive and Bristol Photo Festival and is funded by The Heritage Lottery Fund. 

The photos and histories will be exhibited in summer 2022 and then taken on by Bristol Archive and MShed. The young people will be trained by you and will take part in intergenerational heritage events to capture stories and images for the exhibition.

 

boomsatsuma Community strives to achieve the best possible outcomes for their participants, therefore, the number of places in the project are desirably small and positioned as Monday evening classes from 5-7pm. The role will be for two hours per week, excluding planning and preparation. 

 

Person Specification. The ideal candidate will:

 

  • Have some experience of working in an educational setting

  • Have a very good understanding of current photographic practices

  • Have experience of digital photographic practices

  • Be an excellent communicator

  • Be experienced in organising technical equipment to be used in delivering high quality lessons

  • Be flexible and versatile in their approach.

  • Be willing to travel between centres in the city of Bristol to deliver or support the delivery of lessons

Job Description:

  • Manage all photographic equipment and support the delivery of teaching photography across the project sites 

  • Oversee the management of the use of technical equipment throughout the project

  • Maintain the expected operation and quality of the equipment throughout the project

  • Manage the needs for repair on technical equipment

  • Liaise with the community photography practitioners / teachers 

  • Work with the community photography practitioners / teachers to support students with barriers or additional needs

  • Report to community photography practitioners / teachers

 

Salary: £1,400 (£25 per hour)

 

Apply: By email to jobs@boomsatsuma.com with a CV and a covering letter

 

The closing date for applications is 11th October with interviews taking place on 15th October

 

boomsatsuma Community has a clear vision to be an organisation where a diverse mix of talented people want to work and learn. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and understand that diversity inspires progress and innovation.

 

Heritage Consultant
To work on “The Factory”- a heritage photography project

8th November 2021 - 31st August 2022

boomsatsuma Community is looking for a Heritage Consultant to work with a project team of creative professionals training young people in photography and heritage research.

 

You will be researching and producing work for an exhibition at Tobacco Factory based on the stories of the building and the surrounding South Bristol communities. The project is a partnership between Bristol Museums and Archive and Bristol Photo Festival and is funded by The Heritage Lottery Fund. 

 

The photos and histories will be exhibited in summer 2022 and then taken on by Bristol Archive and MShed. The young people will be trained by you and will take part in intergenerational heritage events to capture stories and images for the exhibition. 

 

The Heritage Consultant will: 

  • Support the young people and the Project Team to develop a curatorial stance for the project

  • Put together a training programme that introduces young people to heritage research skills using Bristol Archive materials

  • Implement that training programme

  • Work with the project team to coordinate the research and collection of material

  • Support young people’s research from primary and secondary source materials.

  • Identify heritage strands and themes from stories

  • Alongside the Project Team, work with 15 adult heritage volunteers and support them to engage with the project and stories

  • Work with Photography Practitioners to create a template for the collection of photographic histories 

Skills and experience required:

  • Experience in a coordinating role in a heritage organisation or on heritage projects.

  • Experience of designing and facilitating consultation workshops

  • Ability to curate ideas

  • Knowledge of formal and informal learning, community participation and consultation with children and young people

  • An interest in photography as a heritage medium and digital storytelling

  • Ability to develop and maintain good, professional working relationships with colleagues across the expert community in this field

  • Work well as part of a team 

  • Ability to communicate confidently and effectively, expressing ideas and findings  clearly in verbal presentations and written documents

  • Experience of an HLF funded project

  • Experience of working with volunteers 

The value of the contract is £2,500 - 10 days (75 hours) £200 per day. A current Enhanced DBS check will be required. boomsatsuma can process the application.

Those interested in applying should send a CV and covering letter to jobs@boomsatsuma.com by 3rd Nov 2021. Interviews will be held on 5th November 2021. Start date 15th Nov 2021

boomsatsuma Community has a clear vision to be an organisation where a diverse mix of talented people want to work and learn. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and understand that diversity inspires progress and innovation.