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Music Director (five roles available)

£100-150 p/w plus prep work

Contract: One Year (with opportunity to extend)
Location: Woolwich, SE London
Closing date: 24 Feb 2020

These roles will play a vital part in the delivery of a range of activities and projects to benefit all age groups in the surrounding local communities of Greenwich, Lewisham and Woolwich from our new home: Woolwich Works.

You should be an expert in your field – a brilliant, inventive musician and experienced educator.

The 2021 opportunities include:

NYJO Academy Big Band Leader
NYJO London Junior Leader
NYJO London Senior Leader
NYJO Vocal Class Leader
NYJO Creative Ensemble Leader

If you’re an outstanding educator with a passion to inspire young musicians then please apply. If your jazz specialism lies in; big band, afrobeat, free improvisation, afro-cuban, avant-garde, or something we haven’t even thought of; we’re sure our musicians would love to learn from you.

Employer
National Youth Jazz Orchestra
Location
Woolwich Works, London
Contract Type
Fixed-Term Contract
Closing Date
24th February 2021

Contract: One Year (with opportunity to extend)
Location: Woolwich, SE London
Closing date: 24 Feb 2020

The M.O. of our Learning & Participation department is to engage in activities where NYJO can really make a difference; whether in national music hubs, schools, universities, music venues or community centres; the goal is to strengthen progression routes, enhance local provision, and create new opportunities where there previously were none.

In 2021, we aim to become a more creative and ambitious charity that better reflects the contemporary jazz landscape, the eclectic mix of artists within it, and the audiences that support their work. We’re looking for a team of truly inspirational music directors to develop the skills and confidence of the passionate young musicians who attend the NYJO Academy every week.

These roles will play a vital part in the delivery of a range of activities and projects to benefit all age groups in the surrounding local communities of Greenwich, Lewisham and Woolwich from our new home: Woolwich Works.

You should be an expert in your field – a brilliant, inventive musician and experienced educator.

The 2021 opportunities include:

NYJO Academy Big Band Leader
NYJO London Junior Leader
NYJO London Senior Leader
NYJO Vocal Class Leader
NYJO Creative Ensemble Leader

As a committed equal opportunities employer we are always looking to balance our organisation according to gender, ethnicity and sexuality. We particularly encourage Black candidates, and those from diverse ethnic backgrounds, who we recognise as being underrepresented across the sector. All candidates who identify as disabled and demonstrate that they meet the essential criteria will be invited for an interview in line with the Equalities Act 2010.

If you’re an outstanding educator with a passion to inspire young musicians then please apply. If your jazz specialism lies in; big band, afrobeat, free improvisation, afro-cuban, avant-garde, or something we haven’t even thought of; we’re sure our musicians would love to learn from you.

How to Apply

Please visit our website for a recruitment pack: https://www.nyjo.org.uk/careers/

Once you’ve downloaded the recruitment pack, please send your completed application to recruitment@nyjo.org.uk

Closing Date:
24th February 2021
Interviews:
1-3 March 2021
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