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Music Programme Manager

£20,493pa FTE £15,274.73pa pro rata

To support the Executive Director of Music and Primary and Secondary Music Leads implementing the delivery of the music programme across the Trust through offering comprehensive administrative support.

The Trust’s programme of curriculum music and enrichment musical activity is innovative, broad and ambitious.

Employer
David Ross Education Trust
Location
Northampton
Contract Type
Fixed-Term Contract
Closing Date
19th July 2021

The David Ross Education Trust is now recruiting for a Music Programme Manager.

To support the Executive Director of Music and Primary and Secondary Music Leads implementing the delivery of the music programme across the Trust through offering comprehensive administrative support.

The Trust’s programme of curriculum music and enrichment musical activity is innovative, broad and ambitious, including the award-winning Singing Schools programme, All Star Youth Choirs, Musicians in Residence scheme, and partnerships with five local music hubs, Gabrieli Roar, MusicFirst Nevill Holt Opera, Sing Up and The Voices Foundation, among others.

The successful candidate will be someone who is passionate about music education, using their attention to detail, organisation skills and creative thinking to impact thousands of students each year. You will be someone who is adept at prioritising complex workloads, supporting on the coordination of a range of programme strands, projects and events, and will be able todemonstrate excellent organisational, communication and administrative skills combined with a personable, self-motivated, ‘can-do’ approach.

About the role

Programme administration – the Programme Manager plays a vital role in supporting all members of the Music team and ensuring the smooth running of the programme.

Events, Performances and Trips Administration – assisting in the planning of DRET Music events, concerts and rehearsal schedules, including acting as Administrator of Primary and Secondary Music Festivals and Carol Services; overseeing licensing of child performers; training and other event administration; operational support and leadership at events, including event set-up and pack-down, and managing a small operations team.

30 hours per week (flexible) during school term, plus five INSET days, plus the equivalent of two additional weeks in school holidays (41 weeks in total).

Attendance is required at final rehearsals and concerts/services organized by DRET (approx. 10 per year), with time off in lieu arranged.

This is a fixed term role for an initial 12 month period.

For full details please click on the link to our Applicant Information Pack below.

Salary & Benefits

£20,493pa FTE / £15,274.73pa pro rata (NJC08)
Access to Local Government Pension Scheme
Commitment to employee Health and Wellbeing including dedicated Employee Assistance Programme
Rewards and Recognition Scheme
Cycle to Work Scheme
Who we are looking for

A knowledge of music education with a degree in music, or equivalent
Good ICT skills and knowledge of basic office programs
Professional and respectable conduct
Ability to form and maintain professional relationships within and outside of the Trust
Good written communication skills
Experience of managing programmes/projects
Ability to work independently and proactively, applying attention to detail
Full driving licence
​​​​​​​About The David Ross Education Trust

The David Ross Education Trust’s mission is to give every child attending one of our schools a world-class education.

Broadening the horizons of young people by inspiring students to become their confident, academic best via an education that creates academically gifted, confident, well-rounded young people in the classroom, in the workplace and in their communities.

Whatever your role you will contribute towards creating a rich and exciting learning environment that also offers our students an unrivalled package of sporting and cultural enrichment.

Our aim is to be the country’s top-performing multi-academy trust in the country.  Recognised as a nationwide system leader, the Trust runs 34 schools across the country, ranging from small rural primaries to much larger secondary schools in urban areas, our first All Through school and a special school which caters for pupils aged 2-19 who have a diverse range of special educational needs.

We are incredibly lucky to be able to work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the David Ross Foundation’s vision to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.

Apply now

To complete our on-line application form, please click on ‘apply for job’.

Early applications are advised. We receive high numbers of applications for our roles and therefore have to close the vacancy prior to the closing date in order to review candidates’ details against our job criteria before shortlisting or re-opening the vacancy.

An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.

The David Ross Education Trust is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing a fair, equitable and mutually supportive learning and working environment for our students and staff.

It is our objective to ensure that job applicants and staff are treated solely on the basis of their merits, abilities and potential. We do not discriminate against any applicants on the basis of any protected characteristics.

How to Apply

To apply please visit our website to complete our on-line form: https://www.jobtrain.co.uk/dret/displayjob.aspx?jobid=2333

Closing Date:
19th July 2021
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