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Lead for Music Technology (Leicester-Shire Schools Music Service)

Fixed Term for One Year initially
Salary Range £33,997 - £37,499

As the lead for Music Technology with Leicester-Shire Schools Music Service you will take the strategic lead in developing the use of music technology in teaching and learning by service staff and schools across Leicestershire and to develop high quality resources which can be traded within and beyond Leicestershire. You will work alongside the Specialist Lead for Education (Music) in providing challenge and support to Primary schools in developing their music curriculum delivery. You will also develop the skills of the teaching workforce in using music technology within their whole class programmes and you will play a full part in the Service Leadership Team, contributing specialist/expertise training and development around music technology and primary curriculum.


ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • A relevant degree or professional/management qualification
  • Demonstrable experience of using music technology
  • Significant experience in delivering high quality music education in schools
  • Excellent interpersonal skills for working with a wide variety of people
  • Good teaching skills
  • Excellent skills in relation to a specialist instrument or genre
  • Knowledge of national government initiatives in relation to music education and music technology
  • Knowledge of Safeguarding Children legislation
  • Knowledge and development of repertoire and resources for KS2/3 & 4 music
  • Advanced knowledge of music technology and digital resources and its potential
  • Skills in the use and application of ICT (Word, Outlook, Publisher)
  • Challenges behaviour and attitudes which are contrary to LCC values, and takes appropriate action
  • Ability to engage, motivate and influence schools, partners and other stakeholders
  • Good leadership skills
  • Establishes a high level of standards and expectations for service performance
  • Takes appropriate measured risks and responsibility for outcomes
  • Ability to build and maintain effective collaborative relationships
  • Promotes and supports free thinking, intuition and imagination
  • Ability to travel to service points within Leicestershire County Council in a cost effective way
  • Professional appearance commensurate with representing Leicestershire County Council
  • Must be able to perform all duties and tasks with reasonable adjustment, where appropriate, in accordance with the provisions of the Equality Act 2010

This post is the subject of a DBS enhanced check for a regulated activity

Please visit the EMSS Jobsite for Job Description / Person Specification and Applicant letter.

For informal enquires please contact Graeme Rudland Tel: 0116 3050275 Email: graeme.rudland@leics.gov.uk


Pastoral Worker (Leicester-Shire Schools Music Service)

Pastoral Worker: Leicester-Shire Schools Music Service

To supervise children and young people attending LSMS music activities / rehearsals and concerts, ensuring student health and safety at all times and with due regard to the Service's Safeguarding policies and procedures. To assist and support the Conductor/Group Leader with any emergency situation and to administer basic first aid as and when required.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:

• Experience of supervising children and young people in a school/youth context
• Knowledge of safe practice when supervising students to ensure their health and safety
• Ability to relate to young people, be proactive and to confidently give clear instructions
• Ability to communicate effectively with students, staff, parents/carers
• Reliable and a good timekeeper
• Ability to follow instructions
• Ability to use initiative
• Ability to work as part of a team
• A flexible approach to working, including out of hours, and an ability and willingness to travel to various locations
• A willingness to undertake Child Protection /Safeguarding Training
• A willingness to undertake First Aid training

This post is the subject of a DBS enhanced check for a regulated activity.

Please visit the EMSS Jobsite to view the Job Description / Person Specification / Application Details.

For informal enquiries please contact: Melanie Cahill Tel: 0116 3050406 Email: melanie.cahill@leics.gov.uk OR Helen Fisher 0116 3050413 helen.fisher@leics.gov.uk


Instrumental Tutors Wanted

The Leicester-Shire Music and Cultural Trust is a new charity set up to support all young people in Leicester and Leicestershire in their music making and learning, and hence everyone working to this end. We are looking to develop a pool of music tutors who would be available to be called upon as and when opportunities for work arise. The work could include covering for absent staff, engagement in specific short and long term partnership projects, coaching of ensembles on an occasional or regular basis, or teaching groups and individuals within targeted projects. Music teachers and instructors within any discipline are encouraged to apply, and we are particularly looking for bassoon, brass and viola specialists.

Contracts for services for successful applicants will be available and the teaching and coaching rate will be around £30 per hour all inclusive.

If you are interested in joining this pool, please send an up to date CV with the name of two referees, together with a statement of no more than 200 words describing what you are able to offer. Candidates who are not already LSMS associate teachers will be interviewed and appointments to the pool will be dependent on the relevant checking processes.

Expressions of interest should be sent to leicsmct@gmail.com and it is intended that interviews will take place over the summer at mutually convenient times.

Partners

  • Arts
    Music Service
    Music And Culture
    Viva
    Darbar
  • Pedestrian
    LCC
    LCC 2
    Philharmonia
    Soft Touch Arts
  • Bullfrog
    SoundLincs
    Orchestras Live
    Spark Childrens Festival
    Leicester Cathedral
  • Leicester International Music Festival
    The Mighty Creatives
    Awards for Young Musicians
    Music Mark
    MEHEM
  • National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
    Leicester City Football Club Community Trust

Partners

  • Arts
  • Music Service
  • Music And Culture
  • Viva
  • Darbar
  • Pedestrian
  • LCC
  • LCC 2
  • Philharmonia
  • Soft Touch Arts
  • Bullfrog
  • SoundLincs
  • Orchestras Live
  • Spark Childrens Festival
  • Leicester Cathedral
  • Leicester International Music Festival
  • The Mighty Creatives
  • Awards for Young Musicians
  • Music Mark
  • MEHEM