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Central Bands and Orchestras Lead

£32,979 pro rata

We are looking for inspiring, dynamic and innovative individuals who are passionate about music and can bring energy and quality to delivering music education to young people across Leicester and Leicestershire. This post involves leading band and orchestra rehearsals and working to support conductors to provide performance opportunities for our young people.

Employer
Leicestershire County Council
Location
Wigston College Campus
Contract Type
Part-Time Permanent
Closing Date
21st January 2022

We are looking for inspiring, dynamic and innovative individuals who are passionate about music and can bring energy and quality to delivering music education to young people across Leicester and Leicestershire.

Our ethos is to give all children and young people access to high quality, inclusive and diverse musical pathways. We want our new recruits to thrive on being part of a talented team, harness creativity and bring fresh ideas to life as they help diversify what we do. We are a leader in our field, known for our innovative work with children with special educational needs and disabilities, our schemes of work and innovative turntablism offer as well as our more traditional high quality bands and orchestras, such as the renowned Leicestershire Schools Symphony Orchestra (LSSO). We are looking for individuals who want to contribute to shaping our vision as we grow.

This post involves leading the band and orchestra rehearsals that take place on a Saturday morning from 9:00am – 1:00pm on the Wigston College Campus and working to support conductors to provide performance opportunities for our young people.  The post also involves working with our team of pastoral workers. There are currently seven bands and orchestras rehearsing on Saturdays during term time. The post also covers our central groups rehearsing on weekday evenings although the post holder will not need to regularly attend these rehearsals. Information about all our central groups can be found here. (Big Band, Clarinet Choir, Concert Orchestra, Flute Choir, Intermediate Band, Intermediate Strings, Junior Concert Band, Junior Percussion Ensemble,Leicestershire Schools Symphony Orchestra, Senior Percussion Ensemble, Steel Pan Ensemble.)

The salary for the post of Central Bands and Orchestras Lead is based on a Grade 11. The contract will be 629 hours based on an annualised hours contract (34 weeks of the year, mainly term time but some holiday work will be involved) and so will be pro rata of a Grade 11.

Job Description
Applicant Letter

If you feel you have the expertise and experience to make a contribution to Leicestershire Music, we would be delighted to receive your application.

This post is the subject of a DBS enhanced check for a regulated activity.

If you feel you have the expertise and experience to make a contribution to Leicestershire Music, we would be delighted to receive your application.
Further information about Leicestershire Musicand the Leicestershire Music Hub can be found on our website at www.leicestershiremusichub.org. If you have any questions regarding this post, please contact Sharon Jagdev Powell 07936 349073/ sharon.jagdevpowell@leics.gov.uk  or Sharon Bray 07522 228316 / sharon.bray@leics.gov.

How to Apply

For full details and to apply please visit https://jobs.emss.org.uk/pages/job_search_view.aspx?preview=preview&jobId=17528

Closing Date:
21st January 2022
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