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Music Leader

£19,363-£33,121

Calderdale Music Trust are now in the exciting and enviable position where we are set to grow and further develop the Trust for the future. We are seeking to recruit an experienced, inspirational and exceptional Music Leader to increase capacity and sustainability within Calderdale’s musical community. The ability to teach the guitar with a second specialism of piano is highly desirable.

Employer
Calderdale Music Trust
Location
Music Leader
Contract Type
Full-Time Permanent
Closing Date
8th November 2020

Calderdale Music Trust, Halifax, West Yorkshire
Post: Music Leader
Commencing: Ideally January 2021 or sooner. Other start dates can be negotiated.
Salary: T6 (£19,363) to T20 (£33,121)

Our successful Music Trust has become well established since its launch in 2015, building a large and varied client base and bringing together talented young musicians to perform and entertain at local and national concerts. Calderdale Music Trust is supported by 10 highly qualified Music Leaders, and offers a wide variety of music programmes for schools and individuals of all ages within the Calderdale region.

We are now in the exciting and enviable position where we are set to grow and further develop the Trust for the future. We are seeking to recruit an experienced, inspirational and exceptional Music Leader to increase capacity and sustainability within Calderdale’s musical community. The ability to teach the guitar with a second specialism of piano is highly desirable.
Our Opportunity

The successful candidate will provide outstanding teaching and learning experiences and ensure that everyone is engaged positively in learning. You will be an experienced musician within your field with a proven ability both as a performer and as a teacher. The ability to teach the guitar with a second specialism of piano is highly desirable. You will also ideally have experience of directing large musical ensembles and concerts.

This position represents a genuine opportunity to make a significant impact in our Music Trust, centred on providing excellence, we aspire for our children and young people to be outstanding in all that they do.

In return, we can offer you:

A high level of support from staff and colleagues within Calderdale Music Trust.
A friendly and caring Trust, where all stakeholders work together for the benefit of the children and young people.
Motivated, dedicated staff and a committed, active and supportive Trust Board.
A Music Trust which support pupils to aspire to the very best, with a broad and innovative curriculum offer.
An excellent induction and continued professional development programme
The chance to accompany our talented musicians to high profile performances nationwide
An iPad for use in the classroom and administration

If you would like the opportunity to discuss any part of this exciting position in more detail, please contact admin@calderdalemusictrust.org.uk to arrange a telephone meeting.

Key dates:
Application Closing date: Midnight, Sunday 8th November
Shortlisting: Wednesday/Thursday 11th/12th November
Interviews: Friday 20th November

The following supporting documents can be found by following the link in the Applying section
Person Specification
Job Description

When applying please take into account the following:

Supporting Information
The supporting information section of your application should clearly evidence your ability to meet the requirements we have outlined in the person specification. This will be used to shortlist applicants for this role and therefore it is imperative that you provide evidence as requested.

References
When completing your application, please provide two employment references.

Calderdale Music Trust is committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people. All posts are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure by the Disclosure & Barring Service. All references will always be taken up in advance of interview, and we may contact other previous employers for references.

How to Apply

Applying
Please follow the link below for further details and an online application form.

https://www.northyorks.gov.uk/music-leader

Closing Date:
8th November 2020
Interviews:
20 November 2020
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