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Head of County Music Service

£57,527

We are looking for someone who is passionate about music education and able to lead the highly regarded and thriving Suffolk County Music Service. You will lead the team providing both high quality support to schools and Suffolk-wide opportunities for young musicians to develop and perform at the highest level. This includes leadership of the Suffolk Music Hub.

Employer
Suffolk County Council
Location
Northgate Arts Centre, Ipswich IP4 3DF
Contract Type
Full-Time Permanent
Closing Date
17th October 2017

Based at Northgate Arts Centre, Ipswich and working at various locations across Suffolk.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about music education and able to lead the highly regarded and thriving Suffolk County Music Service. You will lead the team providing both high quality support to schools and Suffolk-wide opportunities for young musicians to develop and perform at the highest level. This includes leadership of the Suffolk Music Hub.

You will be able to offer:

* inspirational advocacy of music education and a vision of its future

* a proven track record of leading music education and of wider leadership and management in an education and/or local authority setting

* comprehensive knowledge and understanding of music education

* an ability to maintain, and build on, positive relationships with existing funding partners, whilst developing new sources of funding.

This post will require travel, and at times, evening and weekend work.

For an informal discussion or further information regarding the County Music Service, please contact paul.calver@suffolk.gov.uk or telephone 07860 830747.

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks or police vetting will be required for relevant posts. Suffolk County Council – welcoming diversity.

How to Apply

Apply online by clicking the link, or call 0345 601 4412 quoting the job ref: SCC01718.

Closing Date:
17th October 2017
Interviews:
30th and 31st October 2017
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