Salary: Soulbury Grade 12-15 +3 SPA (£50,541 – £54,598/£58,350)
Gateshead Council is seeking a farsighted individual with relevant experience in the Music Education and Cultural sectors to lead Gateshead and South Tyneside Music Education Hub. The Hub is well established and has very secure and productive relationships with major music/cultural partners including Sage Gateshead and the five surrounding Music Hubs in the Northern Region.
The post is based in the Education, Schools and Inclusion Service of Gateshead Council. Both Gateshead Council and South Tyneside Council are culturally ambitious and have strong relationships with schools. You will work with a Music Lead in South Tyneside and will have direct responsibility for Gateshead Schools’ Music Service.
You will have an up to date knowledge of national policy and strategies for music education; national curriculum as the context for music education; good practice in music teaching and learning; safeguarding in education and equal opportunities/diversity in education settings.
Have experience of successful practical delivery in a range of educational settings; line management within Local Government or a cultural organisation; strategic planning and policy development; managing a budget and financial planning and quality assurance systems and processes within education/education support service environments.
You will be qualified to degree level, have effective written and oral communication skills including writing, demonstrating a high degree of accuracy, have excellent partnership and analytical skills and be IT literate.
If successful you will have to apply for an enhanced Disclosure.
How to Apply
Interviews will be held in April 2022.
Apply online at www.gateshead.gov.uk.