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Teaching & Learning Manager – part time

£17,197.20 per annum

£17,197.20 per annum for 14.4 hours per week pro rata to £42,993 per annum
Job Number:100007589
Based at Surrey Arts, 14 The Pines, Broad Street, Guildford, Surrey, GU3 3BH.

Surrey Arts, a part of Cultural Services within Surrey County Council, is the lead organisation for the Surrey Music Hub and Cultural Education Partnership. The service works closely with a range of partners to maximise the positive impact of music and the arts for individuals and communities. As well as providing a substantial amount of instrumental and vocal music education for young people, the service manages a range of cross-generational arts programmes. e.g. Artists Open Studios and is developing partnerships to ensure that the arts are used effectively to deliver positive social outcomes in the areas of health & wellbeing, sense of place and education.

Surrey County Council
Contract Type
Part-Time Permanent
Closing Date
10th March 2017

We have a large team of committed teaching and learning professionals and as Teaching & Learning Manager, you will be directly involved in overseeing the day to day management of this team. You will work closely with a job share partner to manage the delivery of instrumental teaching & learning programmes and coordinate the work of a small team of senior music instrumental staff. You will be a member of the Senior Management team which includes an Arts Manager, Services Manager, Programmes Manager and Education Managers (Job Share).

You will be involved in a very wide range of activities on a daily basis – from meeting with teaching staff/school Headteachers, Heads of Music and other stakeholders to overseeing the development and delivery of instrumental/vocal music tuition, leading on recruitment to meet customer demand and needs and contributing to business planning and strategy. You will line manage a team of professional teaching staff. Some of your most important duties will be building and maintaining productive relationships with school clients, developing schools programmes and ensuring a consistently high level of quality of teaching and Learning across the range of delivery activities provided by Surrey Arts.

To be shortlisted to interview for this position your application will clearly evidence:

  • Your experience as a manager and educator through recent successful experience of the managing the instrumental/vocal music curriculum for a music education provider at a senior level, preferably in the context of a music education hub and/or School Music Curriculum and/ or the ability to combine specialist knowledge in the field of music education with high level people and resource management skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills along with strategic planning ability.
  • An innovative approach and the ability to influence and motivate people and organisations.
  • A degree level qualification in a relevant subject area and a teaching qualification OR evidence of substantial and successful recent teaching experience.

How to Apply

For more information please find attached to the bottom of this advert a full job description and person specification. We look forward to receiving your application.

To arrange an informal discussion please contact Philip Trumble by e-mail at

To apply, please click on the link below.

Closing date: 23:59 on 10th March 2017.

Interviews will take place week commencing 20th March 2017.

An enhanced DBS ‘Disclosure and Barring Service’ check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children’s and Adults’ Barred List checks will be required for this role.

This post has been designated as a politically restricted post in accordance with the Local Government and Housing Act 1989.

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

Closing Date:
10th March 2017
Week commencing 20th March 2017
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