Lyceum: Creative Learning Intern

Pay: £18,018 per annum plus pension and benefits
Closing date: Wed 15 Jun 2022: 12pm

The Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh is seeking an enthusiastic individual to work within their Creative Learning team as part of their full-time paid Internship programme for 10 months. Full-time, 35 hours per week, fixed term for the period end August 2022 until end of July 2023, (exact dates to be confirmed at interview).

The Creative Learning Intern will provide an opportunity for a suitably qualified person to develop a strong participatory arts practice, through a combination of delivery, reflective practice, mentoring, observation, and professional training. The Intern will be expected to assist with the delivery of Lyceum Youth Theatre and 60+ sessions, holiday projects, workshops for schools and community engagement projects. The Intern will have the opportunity to work alongside established theatre practitioners to plan and deliver drama workshops. They will be expected to support the administration of the creative learning programme and liaison with parents/carers. Depending on the year planned there may be opportunities to be an assistant director/director for LYT productions. Practical and legislative professional training will be provided to support an individual’s practice.

The post will require regular evening and weekend work during term time. Whilst they run programmes Monday to Saturday, the role is expected to be Tuesday to Saturday during term time. Candidates must be over 18 years. As this post involves working with Children and Young People the appointments are subject to successful applicants being current members or willing to apply for membership to the PVG scheme.

Please apply in writing with the following information:

  • An up-to-date CV highlighting relevant experience, not more than two sides of A4.
  • Covering letter setting out how your skills and experience meet the person specification.
  • Names and contact details of two referees.

If you have been selected, interviews will take place on 23 June 2022. Interviews will be held face-to-face. Please note if you prefer am/pm interview in your application. Post will start end of August 2022 (exact dates to be confirmed).

Send your application to including Creative Learning Intern in the subject line.

For further information, please contact (Sophie Howell) or visit

Closing date: Wed 15 Jun 2022: 12pm