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Creative Learning Manager

£26,000 - £28,000 pro rata

The National Centre for Early Music (NCEM) is seeking an experienced Creative Learning Manager who has a passion for improving access to music for young people, and who has a clear understanding of the value of early music/historically informed performance practice to young people and to wider society.

Employer
National Centre for Early Music (NCEM)
Location
York
Contract Type
Part-Time Permanent
Closing Date
4th January 2022

The National Centre for Early Music (NCEM) is the flagship for early music in England, based in a medieval converted church in the heart of York since 2000. We are a significant venue for music and creative learning, providing experiences and opportunities of the highest quality to an ever widening and diversified community. As the national advocate of early music in England, we work to promote public understanding and enjoyment of early music through historically informed performances, annual festivals and digital technology, with a thriving worldwide online audience. We have created a significant number of Learning & Participation projects since opening in 2000 and have an excellent reputation for supporting young people to access, explore and develop skills in music, and is built on strong partnerships which enable meaningful support for young people at all levels of the progression spectrum, with inclusivity at its core.

The NCEM is seeking an experienced Creative Learning Manager to lead our Learning and Participation programme. We are looking for candidates with a passion for improving access to music for young people, and who have a clear understanding of the value of early music/historically informed performance practice to young people and to wider society. The role includes running our I Can Play programme that supports music-making for D/deaf young people, as well as developing the NCEM Young Composers Award.

Key Responsibilities of the role:

  • To develop the NCEM’s Learning & Participation strategy, aligned to the NCEM’s organisational strategy
  • To lead the planning & delivery of the Learning & Participation projects
  • To deliver the annual NCEM Young Composers Award and its associated development opportunities
  • To support projects that improve access and remove barriers to music making, eg the NCEM’s I Can Play programme
  • To deliver and develop the NCEM’s cultural wellbeing activities
  • To work in partnership locally and regionally to build and support partners with similar aims and objectives
  • To be engaged with national initiatives designed to support music education
  • To be the NCEM’s safeguarding officer

How to Apply

Please read the full job description at www.ncem.co.uk/careers

Send a copy of your CV and a covering letter to Cherry Fricker, Director of Finance & Operations either by post to St Margaret’s Church, Walmgate, York, YO1 9TL or via email to cherry.fricker@ncem.co.uk.

Closing Date:
4th January 2022
Interviews:
First round: 21st January 2022. Second round: 26th January 2022.
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