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Deputy Head of Service

L6 £44,102 - L9 £47,492

Durham Music Service requires a Deputy Head of Service to start in September 2017.

Durham Music Service
At an approved location
Contract Type
Full-Time Permanent
Closing Date
19th April 2017

Durham Music Service is the lead partner in the Music Education Hub for County Durham and Darlington. As a nationally known and highly successful Music Education Hub, DMS delivers projects with world famous partners such as The Halle, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and The King Singers.

This is an exciting position for a visionary leader, to work closely with the Manager of Music Education for Durham to continue to improve the musical life of all young people within Durham and Darlington.

You will have the commitment, drive and ambition to achieve high expectations and standards, making a real impact to the progress and lives of our pupils and staff.

The service is committed to safeguarding children. All candidates will need to demonstrate a commitment to the welfare and safety of children and young people. Any offer of employment will be conditional upon receipt of two supportive references and a successful DBS check.

The County Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We want to develop a more diverse workforce and we positively welcome applications from all sections of the community

Further details are available from Durham Music Service, please email them at or if you wish to speak informally about the role and/or your application please contact Michael Summers (Manager of Music Education).

How to Apply

Durham Music Service
Ushaw College

Tel: 03000 262368

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact the HR Operations & Data Team on Telephone: 03000 267247 (24hr answerphone). Email:

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

Closing Date:
19th April 2017
Interviews will be held week commencing 8 May 2017
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