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Conductors/tutors

£24.27 per hour

To contribute to the Trafford Music Service’s performance programme by showcasing high quality youth performance work:
To conduct and develop the Intermediate Wind Band aiming for high standards of achievement by planning stimulating musical experiences. The rehearsals are 6.30 – 8pm Tuesdays during term time. The start time is 6.15 to allow for set up and preparation.

Employer
Trafford Music Service
Location
Trafford Music Service, The Calremont Centre, Sale
Contract Type
Part-Time Permanent
Closing Date
22nd April 2018

To contribute to the Trafford Music Service’s performance programme by showcasing high quality youth performance work:
To conduct and develop the Intermediate Wind Band aiming for high standards of achievement by planning stimulating musical experiences. The rehearsals are 6.30 – 8pm Tuesdays during term time. The start time is 6.15 to allow for set up and preparation.

Unqualified Teacher Scale, Point 6 £25 776 ( FTE) £24.27per hour

Main Duties:
Conductors are required to act in accordance with the policies of Trafford Music Service. Specific duties may include:

1) Working with individuals and groups of players, according to their needs
2) Researching and selecting appropriate repertoire for specific groups of players
3) Preparing resources to aid pupils’ learning and progress
4) Rehearse the ensemble at its regular Tuesday rehearsals and conduct all performances during the academic year including the music services’ winter, spring and summer gala concerts.
5) Conduct auditions and determine seating and ensemble participants
6) Offering appropriate advice and guidance to pupils and provide appropriate parts to ability.
7) Participating in arrangements for further training and professional development
8) Supporting concerts and performances that are part of the annual calendar, during term times
9) Attending staff meetings/training sessions, up to three times a year
10) Assisting with the preparation for concerts and other performances
11) Maintaining good order and discipline among pupils and safeguarding their health and safety
12) Ensuring that premises in which activities take place receive due care and respect
13) Undertake any other reasonable duties as required by the Head of Music Service

To take the lead role for the pastoral supervision and safeguarding of the young people in the group by ensuring familiarity and compliance with policies and guidance designed to protect their well-being. e.g. procedures such as registers, risk assessments, supervision arrangements, Child Protection & Safeguarding, Health & Safety, Drug policy, First Aid etc.

To take responsibility for the leadership of the group at regular rehearsals and when participating in off-site activities e.g. performances, competitions, festivals, tours and residentials.

To choose and prepare suitable repertoire for the Intermediate Wind Band in consultation with other ensemble conductors

To prepare the Youth ensemble for three music service performances per year as part of the Trafford music service performance programme and to organise and additional 3 concerts / events across the year. To direct the youth ensemble for these concerts.

To effectively deploy tutors within full and sectional rehearsals, whilst assisting with the general organization of rehearsals, concerts and other events.

To organise and lead social activities for the wind band members.

How to Apply

For more details and how to apply please visit:

https://www.greater.jobs/search-and-apply/job-details/TF15476/

Closing Date:
22nd April 2018
Interviews:
May 2nd 2018 6.30-8.00pm
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