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National Schools Partnerships Manager

£37,000 per annum

This exciting new role will work closely with the Head of National Programmes to lead the Thurrock Trailblazer programme and build a network of education partnerships to enable us to scale up our National programmes across the country and achieve ambitious growth targets. The role will involve travel across the UK.

Employer
Royal Opera House
Location
Covent Garden
Contract Type
Full-Time Permanent
Closing Date
2nd December 2021

Ballet and opera capture the deepest emotions and tell universal stories. The Royal Opera House wants to share these life-changing artforms and their power to move and excite with as many people as we can. Our Learning and Participation programme encourages participation and deepens learning, offering people of all ages the chance to discover and question our artforms and create their own responses to opera and ballet.

We work with schools to reach the next generation in all its diversity, by exciting teachers about the way opera and ballet can enhance the classroom experience and develop pupils’ creativity. Our National programmes – Create and Sing, Create and Dance, Create and Design programmes and School Matinees – are currently active in over 1000 schools across the country, and in Thurrock, Trailblazer is working with 37 of the borough’s schools to offer rich cultural experiences to every young person through teacher training, curriculum delivery and engagement in high quality arts projects.

This exciting new role will work closely with the Head of National Programmes to lead the Thurrock Trailblazer programme and build a network of education partnerships to enable us to scale up our National programmes across the country and achieve ambitious growth targets. The role will involve travel across the UK.

We are looking for somebody with:

  • Substantial experience working as a leader in the education/cultural sector and evidence of making impact and demonstrating understanding of good practice in the teaching and learning of arts in schools particularly music and/or dance;
  • Strong leadership skills with ability to influence, inspire and motivate;
  • Comprehensive understanding of the education sector and experience of teaching in schools;
  • Outstanding people and relationship skills with proven ability to broker complex partnerships with multiple stakeholders across sectors;
  • Excellent communication, presentation and negotiation skills and fluent in English
  • A passion for and some knowledge of opera and/or ballet and commitment to widening access to the work of ROH.

All of our staff are expected to uphold the Royal Opera House values: respect, openness and valuing the highest standards.

How to Apply

Please visit our website, recruitment.roh.org.uk/vacancyList.php, to submit an online application for this vacancy.

A full job description and details of how to apply are available on our website: www.roh.org.uk. For queries please contact the HR Department at hr.recruitment@roh.org.uk. You can also contact us if you have any access needs to assist you with making an application.

Closing date for applications: 8am Thursday 25th November 2021. Interviews will be held online.

The Royal Opera House is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment in which everyone can thrive. We welcome applications from those who are currently under represented in our workforce -in particular those who are ethnically diverse and/or disabled. As a Disability Confident Employer, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential minimum criteria for our vacancies.

Applicants must have work authorisation for the UK.

Closing Date:
2nd December 2021
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