Call Out for Artists: Digital/ Visual

06 April 2016

Job Title: Freelance Visual / Digital Artist Early Years

Start Date: various projects from Summer 2016

Job Description:

This is an excellent opportunity for freelance visual / digital artists to work in the county of Somerset. Our aim is to provide under fives with the opportunity to work with an artist while at the same time supporting Somerset Early Years workforce, adopting a playful, open-ended and child centered approach. We have funding to run several short-term projects over the next two years.

Each project will be 6 half days delivery in an Early Years setting in central Somerset, working directly with groups of under fives. We pay a project fee of up to £900 (dependent on experience). The fee for each project allows for your preplanning, reflection on the activity with EY practitioners, jointly producing documentation, delivery of one twilight 2.5 hr InspirED CPD session (for which you would also produce a handout) for a wider group of EY practitioners. Applicants must have understanding of the EYFS, proven creative practice with under fives and mentoring skills.

Applicants must hold a current DBS, along with a full, clean driving licence. Access to own transport is essential.

To apply please email your CV/link to a portfolio of your practice along with a cover letter outlining your skills, knowledge and experience to

For more information about this position please contact Gina Westbrook at Take Art 01460 249450 or email

Closing date extended to Thursday 21 April 2016.

To find out more about Take Art Early Years and our projects click here.