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Head of Learning Pathways

£40000 - £45000 per year pro rata 0.3FTE

Are you interested in training the next generation of music industry leaders? This role primarily focuses on developing a brand new curriculum, together with a team of world class workshop leaders, across all areas of the music industry.

Brent Music Academy
London Borough of Brent
Contract Type
Part-Time Fixed-Term
Start Date
As soon as possible and by September 1st 2024
Closing Date
23rd June 2024 at 22:00

Working with the BMA Director, this role will include overseeing the development of a fit-for-purpose curriculum, as well as designing procedures to monitor quality and student progression. Also responsible for recruiting and overseeing training of additional staff and professional tutors from across the various roles of the industry, the postholder will play a key part in driving the Academy culture, placing inclusion and excellence at the heart of everything the Academy works to achieve.

Brent Music Academy (BMA) is an exciting new charitable organisation providing accelerated music, performance and industry opportunities coupled with pastoral and financial support to eliminate barriers to the music industry for young people from diverse backgrounds in the London borough of Brent and surrounding areas. Initially devised by long-time partners the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) and Brent Music Service (BMS), BMA will address identified gaps in the existing music industry pipeline, working closely with partner organisations (including RPO, BMS, Institute of Contemporary Music Performance, Brent Black Music Co-op, Brent Council and others), families and educators to identify young people displaying relevant aptitude or ability – regardless of background or prior achievement – and design supported pathways into professional training, performance, work experience and industry opportunities.

From small and large mixed ensemble and creative music opportunities (Performance Pathway) to music business, production and administration training and project work (Industry Pathway), BMA will offer the highest quality experiences to talented young people from all genres/musical backgrounds, irrespective of socioeconomic or other barriers, with the aim of creating inclusive progression routes and pathways into the wider music industry.

How to Apply

For more information and to apply, please visit the vacancies page on our website.

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Closing Date:
23rd June 2024 at 22:00

About the Provider

Brent Music Academy

Developed by local music organisations, Brent Music Academy is a charitable organisation that provides professional training for young people who display a passion and aptitude for music performance, production, business and related industry skills.