Jobs & Placements


About the company

Greenwich & Lewisham Young People’s Theatre (GLYPT) has an established reputation, built over 45 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.


General Manager

We are seeking a General Manager will have responsibility for ensuring efficient running of GLYPT’s office, finances, admin management, reporting and desirably marketing. We are looking for a highly motivated and organised individual who has strong initiative to provide admin management at core of the organisation. The role would suit someone with experience in arts administration /management and a passion for working in the community arts sector.

T&Cs: £25,000 – £28,000 per annum pro rata dependent on experience. Permanent contract. Ideally starting as soon as possible (August/September).

To Apply: Please complete an application form and equal opportunities form and email them to by Monday 17th July at 10am. Please note, CV and cover letters will not be accepted.

If you are interested, please download the Application Pack HERE.


Specialist Drama Tutor (Freelance)

We are seeking committed, dynamic and creative drama practitioners with significant experience of working with vulnerable children and young people and a strong interest in mental health & wellbeing. Knowledge of Special Educational Needs and experience of working with young people with diverse support needs and disability would be advantageous.

T&Cs: £90 per (3 hour) session with 10 sessions per term / 3 terms per year. £40 for planning and evaluation sessions

To Apply: Please apply in writing with a covering letter (no more than 2 sides of A4) stating why you are interested in the post and enclosing your latest CV to by Monday 26th June at 10am.

If you are interested, please download the Job Description HERE.


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. We are currently looking for a team of enthusiastic people to help us with our 2017 theatre season.

If you are interested please download the Application Pack HERE, read, complete and email it back to us.


Trustees and Development Board Members

With its ongoing capital project for the refurbishment of the Tramshed (our base). GLYPT are looking for new Development Board Members and Trustees. We are particularly looking for legal expertise, finance and project management particularly within a capitol development project framework.

We are interested in both new trustees for a longer term commitment to the company Board but also members to join the development for an 18 month period to support the realisation and delivery of our capital refurbishment of the Woolwich Tramshed.

For further information please contact Jeremy the CEO –


Workshop Volunteers

Want to join our team of valued volunteer workshop assistants?

If you are interested please download the initial application form HERE and email it back to us. If we think you’d be suitable and we have space that matches your availability we will be in touch!


University Placements

To apply to do your placement with GLYPT.
Please fill in this 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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