Jobs & Placements


About the company

Greenwich & Lewisham Young People’s Theatre (GLYPT) has an established reputation, built over 43 years, as a leading creator of accessible and innovative participatory and performance work for young people.

GLYPT runs an extensive participatory programme including 18 weekly workshops in drama, dance and radio, for ages 2-25. GLYPT also delivers participatory education and outreach projects, and produces professional theatre touring schools and at its venue, The Tramshed in Woolwich.


 Front of House and Admin Assistant (30 hours per week – fixed term)

GLYPT are looking for a self-motivated and hardworking Front of House & Admin Assistant to be an integral part of both the team and its venue!

This role will have responsibility for supporting and co-ordinating GLYPT’s administration and the front of house at their venue The Tramshed in Woolwich. This is a part time role with ideal hours 9:30am-4pm Monday – Friday. This position will start as a 6-month fixed term position with the hope that it will continue after this period.

If you are interested in applying please read the ‘Job Description and Person Specification’ which is linked below and complete both the ‘Application Form’ and ‘Monitoring Form’.

Download the Job Description and Person Specification
Download the FOH & Admin Assistant Application Form and Monitoring Form

To apply:

Applications should be sent by email to with
Front of House & Admin Assistant Application’ in the subject.

Deadline: 9am on Monday 8th August.
Interviews: Wednesday 10th August, with potential second interviews on Friday 12th August.
Start date: We would ideally like the successful candidate to start on Monday 5th September, but this can be discussed.

If you require any further information please contact me our General Manager on
020 8854 1316 or at

Please note due to capacity we will only respond to shortlisted candidates. 


Volunteer Youth Arts Assistants – SUMMER 2016

We are looking for energetic hard working volunteers to support our Summer Arts Colleges. If you would like to be one of our volunteers over the summer please read the information sheet and then fill in and return the application form.

Download the Information Sheet
Download the Application Form

If your application is suitable, we will be in touch.


Front of House /Usher Volunteers

We are looking for people to assist The Tramshed team to run efficient Front of House services for our shows and events.

Example activities of our Usher volunteers are:

  • To answer audiences questions i.e. what time do we open the doors, how long is the show, is there an interval, is the bar/café open? Etc.
  • To support with the bar/café at busy times (i.e. before the show or during the interval)
    · Ensuring the public do not enter the theatre before the doors have been opened.
  • To check tickets as audience enter the auditorium.
    · To direct people to available seats when required.
  • To sit within the theatre during the show and be on hand in case you are required to assist a member of the public.

Please find more information in the in the download section on this page.


University Placements

To apply to do your placement with GLYPT.
Please fill in this the work placement form in the download section on this page and email it to

Recruited on a case by case basis. Generally placements are for two or three days a week and will include a range of roles and experience, which may include administration, workshop facilitation /stage management practice or assistant directing.

We receive a large number of requests for placements. There must be a clear reason why you feel you would benefit from a placement at GLYPT.


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