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Surrey Arts Area Manager

£40,227 - £44,619 per annum

Are you committed to helping inspire Surrey’s musicians of the future? Surrey Arts is currently looking for three music educators and leaders to develop relationships with schools and communities and manage music and arts activity in Surrey.

Surrey Arts (Surrey County Council)
Contract Type
Full-Time Permanent
Closing Date
12th December 2021

The starting salary for this role is £40,227 per annum based on a 36 hour working week.

Surrey Arts, part of Surrey County Council, is the lead partner for Surrey Music Education Hub. Our aim is to work in partnership to ensure that children and young people from all backgrounds receive music education that is high quality, wide ranging, sustainable and accessible to all.

We are seeking experienced music educators and leaders (in any discipline or music tradition) to develop relationships and manage activity in the following geographical areas of Surrey:

  • Area Manager West (Woking and Guildford)
  • Area Manager North (Surrey Heath, Elmbridge, Runnymede, and Spelthorne)
  • Area Manger South (Mole Valley and Waverley)

This exciting role requires someone who can forge effective working relationships with schools and communities across the region whilst creating and establishing new work to deepen and diversify our offer.

You will lead an area team in establishing and managing area centres with an exciting music and arts offer and with close links to their communities. As well as this, you will be responsible for developing new relationships with schools to better meet their needs and to increase sustained musical learning by students at all key stages.

You will:

  • Be experienced and demonstrably successful as a music education practitioner, in any discipline or musical tradition
  • Have prior experience of leading and managing music education activity in situations where you are accountable for the effectiveness of delivery by others
  • Be committed to an anti-racist agenda and hold equality, diversity and inclusion at the heart of your work
  • Have high expectations of those you manage and be able to support colleagues constructively to develop
  • Be able to lead and manage events.

We would love to hear from you if you have the same passion for Arts as us at Surrey and if you would like to help inspire Surrey’s musicians of the future.

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Closing Date:
12th December 2021
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