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Heads of Department

NMPAT pay scales up to £34,728 (£38,890 QTS)

As a result of a management restructure, we are seeking to recruit three new Heads of Department to join the Leadership Team of NMPAT in September 2022: Head of Brass, Head of Keyboard, and Head of Strings (orchestral).

Employer
Northamptonshire Music and Performing Arts Trust (NMPAT)
Location
Northamptonshire
Contract Type
Full-Time Permanent
Closing Date
22nd April 2022

As a result of a management restructure, we are seeking to recruit four new Heads of Department to join the Leadership Team of NMPAT in September 2022:

  • Head of Brass
  • Head of Keyboard
  • Head of Strings (orchestral)

NMPAT is a music education charity, which provides musical and artistic opportunities for the children and young people of Northamptonshire, with a £5m turnover. As lead partner of both the Northamptonshire and Rutland Music Education Hubs, the charity works with almost every school in the two counties. We engage with over 20,000 young people per year, run more than 30 County Groups – bands, orchestras and choirs – 11 Saturday Centres, and further enrichment, and performance opportunities throughout the year. We employ over 250 staff, including 13 who are permanently based at the Kettering Road Music and Arts Centre.

These vacant posts in our Middle Management Team will join existing Heads of Woodwind, Guitar, Percussion and Vocal Studies to lead the instrumental teaching teams of the Trust. Working with the Directors responsible for School Based teaching, County Ensembles and Saturday Centres, they will deploy their staff to deliver the core roles of the National Plan for Music Education.

You will be an experienced instrumental teacher, with the ability to inspire, lead and manage a team of people, and lead initiatives and projects to enhance and develop your department.

The appointment is within the spirit of Teachers’ Pay and Conditions and is paid on the NMPAT Pay Spine depending on qualifications and experience: Up to £34,728, or up to £38,890 for qualified teachers. This post benefits from membership of Private Health cash plan through WPA, and membership of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme.

For an informal discussion about any of these roles, please contact Chief Executive, Peter Smalley, PSmalley@NMPAT.co.uk or telephone 01604637117.

How to Apply

Application is by application form, including a letter detailing your experience suitability and vision, to be received by Friday 22nd April 12:00 noon, by email to office@nmpat.co.uk, or by post.

For the Job Descriptions and Application Forms please visit www.NMPAT.co.uk/vacancies. For the Job Descriptions and Application Forms please visit www.NMPAT.co.uk/vacancies.

Closing Date:
22nd April 2022
Interviews:
Week beginning 9th May
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