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Head of Music Service

Circa £69,000 per year plus benefits

Lead our award winning Music Service! Are you passionate about music education and inspiring young musicians to reach their full potential? Can you drive organisational priorities at Services For Education as part of the Senior Leadership Team? Can you lead our highly skilled team towards a new and exciting future?

Services For Education
Birmingham, West Midlands
Contract Type
Full-Time Permanent
Closing Date
17th May 2024 at 17:00

We’re looking for a new Head of Music Service to join us ahead of the new academic year. The role encompasses:

  • Shaping culture – working alongside other SLT colleagues to continue to shape our organisational ethos and culture, enabling all colleagues to develop to their full potential.
  • Stakeholder collaboration – Work closely with Music Service colleagues, partner organisations and funding bodies to deliver the National Plan for Music Education 2 across all phases in schools and other settings
  • Budget management – Balance effective and sustainable allocation of resources with maximising our reach and impact
  • Funding advocacy – Engage with current and potential funding bodies to secure ongoing support for music programmes and associated initiatives
  • Educational excellence – Promote the value of music within a broad and balanced curriculum, supporting wellbeing and improving educational attainment
  • Horizon scanning – Keep us ahead of changes in educational policy, developing our strategy to ensure we continue to adapt and remain relevant
  • Continuous improvement – As a people focused leader, drive ongoing enhancements across our music service that supports our purpose, fosters growth and builds engagement

To find out more about Services For Education and this exciting opportunity, please visit our website.

How to Apply

If you’re a highly experienced leader within the Music or Performing Arts sector who is looking for a new challenge, we’d love to hear from you. Please visit our website and download the briefing pack, which contains a detailed job description, person specification and details about the application process.

Please note, candidates would need to be available for first stage interviews on 5 or 6 June and, if shortlisted, second stage interviews on 11 June.

Closing Date:
17th May 2024 at 17:00

About the Provider

Services For Education Music Service

Working with young people, schools and a number of strategic partners, we aim to enable, enhance and enrich the music education available to students in and around Birmingham.

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