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.


Support Tutors – Participatory Youth Theatre Programme

We are seeking Support Tutors with experience of working with vulnerable children and young people and a strong interest in drama or the arts.

Working alongside our Project Tutors and Drama Therapists, and under the guidance of our Director of Youth Theatre and/or Participation Manager, these roles will take responsibility for providing pastoral care and additional support to young people with additional needs and challenging behaviour, across both our specialist and mainstream participatory theatre programmes.

If you are interested please download the job description, and complete the application form and separate monitoring form. (Please note, we cannot accept CVs.)

This is a fixed-term position until July 2018 (with the possibility of extension).

To commence employment during week commencing 24th April 2017

Rate of Pay:          £30-£50 per session (depending on session length).

Places of Work:   Main place of work: GLYPT, The Tramshed, 51-53 Woolwich New Road, London, SE18 6ES. Sessions also take place at The Horniman Museum, 100 London Road, London, SE23 3PQ and The Barn, 355 Bromley Road, London, SE 62RP

Deadline for applications: Monday 13th March, 10am

Interviews: Wednesday 22nd March and Friday 24th March at The Tramshed, Woolwich



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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