Children's Art Club Play Worker

Forgan Arts Centre (FAC) is seeking to recruit two to three Play Workers to support the delivery of our Autumn Art Club for children aged 5-12 years. This position is suitable for someone interested in further developing a career working with children and young people in a creative setting.


FAC’s Autumn Art Club offers children quality arts, crafts, and outdoor activities across October. The Autumn Art Club takes place daily, Monday-Friday, across two blocks of the Fife schools Autumn holidays. FAC recently moved into its new premises in Newport-on-Tay where the grounds, garden, and centre offer more space and better facilities for delivering an arts, crafts, and outdoor programme.


There are two Children’s Art Club Play Worker positions available.



Children’s Art Club Play Worker

Responsible & Reporting to

Centre Coordinator, Forgan Arts Centre


£80 per day 


A total of two weeks across October with additional days for induction.

The Autumn Art Club runs in two blocks:

Block 1: 10-14 October 2022, 9.30am-3.30pm, Mon-Fri

Block 2: 17-21 October 2022, 9.30am-3.30pm, Mon-Fri

Hours: 8.30am-4.30pm daily, with the sessions running 9.30am-3.30pm.



Purpose of the Post:

Play Workers will support the workshop leader to deliver creative activities to a group of between 24-32 children. Play Workers will set up the workshop space, take the register, welcome children to Forgan Art Centre, provide children with support throughout the workshop, and tidy up at the end of the class.



Applications should be sent to Centre Coordinator Alana Peden,, and should comprise:

  • A brief description statement (250 words max) of why you’d be interested in and suitable for the position.

  • A CV that demonstrates previous experience in similar positions or jobs where there might be similar skills used.

  • The contact details of one referee that we may contact if your application is successful. The referee may be a previous employer or peer.

  • Applicants should be PVG Scheme Members.


We encourage applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply. If you have any specific access requirements, please let us know and we will do our best to meet your needs.


Closing date:

Friday 2 September 2022, 5pm


Interviews will comprise of a phone or video call from the Centre Coordinator on Thursday 8 September 2022.


For more information, please contact our Centre Coordinator Alana Peden,, or Forgan Arts Centre 01382 542062.