Job Opportunities

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Instrumental Tutors wanted for Saturday Morning Tuition

Thu, 27 Sep 2018 12:04

The Leicester-Shire Music and Cultural Trust is a 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.

As part of our progression strategy we are looking to develop small group and 1:1 tuition on a Saturday morning in the Wigston area of the County to complement our established central music ensemble system.

We are looking for motivated, enthusiastic and experienced instrumental teachers to deliver small group and individual lessons to children and young people on a Saturday morning between 9.30 and 1.00pm for 28 weeks of the year.

We are particularly keen to hear from instrumental teachers who specialise in the following instruments:

  • Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass, Clarinet, Flute, Oboe, Bassoon, Trumpet, Trombone, Tuba, French Horn, Tuned Percussion

Teachers should have a proven track record in performing to a high standard, delivering quality instrumental lessons that achieve results, and who have the ability to inspire and motivate students to reach their potential and progress through our music ensembles.

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 scheme, please send an up to date CV with the name of two referees, together with a statement of no more than 200 words describing your experience and skills . Candidates will need to undertake a short lesson observation and be interviewed. Appointments to the scheme will be dependent on the relevant checking processes.

Expressions of interest should be sent to leicsmct@gmail.com

Instrumental Pool Teachers Wanted

Thu, 27 Sep 2018 11:11

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 teaching Whole Class Instrumental lessons to school classes or teaching groups within targeted long and short term projects. Music teachers within any discipline are encouraged to apply, and we are particularly looking for teachers with experience teaching instrumental music to children in whole class settings, those from challenging circumstances (including Looked After Children) and those with Special Educational Needs.

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 will need to undertake a short observation in a class setting and be interviewed. Appointments to the pool will be dependent on the relevant checking processes.

Expressions of interest should be sent to leicsmct@gmail.com

Minute Taker Vacancy

Thu, 27 Sep 2018 11:13

Leicester-Shire Schools Music Service (LSMS) in conjunction with the Leicester-Shire Music and Cultural Trust (LMCT) are seeking to appoint an experienced minute taker to support the innovative and exciting work undertaken by both the Executive and Steering Groups of The Leicester-Shire Music Education Hub.

The appointee will be expected to possess the skills similar to those of a clerk to governors, with exceptional accuracy for minute taking and, if you have enthusiasm and enterprise and an interest in music and education, we would like to hear from you.

The Executive Group (approx. 8-10 members) meets up to ten times per annum (term time), during the working day at various venues which are usually confirmed a few weeks prior to each meeting. The meeting duration is approximately 2.5 hours. The group is formed of representatives of LSMS, LMEH (Leicester-Shire Music Education Hub) partners and schools, and provides advice on strategic planning and the delivery of major activity areas of LMEH. It meets to debate and advise on strategy, discuss and contribute to draft business planning including LMEH finances, monitor and challenge progress in all areas of activity, and to suggest innovative approaches.

The Steering Group (approx. 12-15 members) meet on three occasions per annum (term time) and meeting times vary but are currently usually either in the afternoon or twilight although could potentially also be held on a morning. The venue for each meeting varies as above and is confirmed a few weeks prior to each meeting. The duration of the meeting is approximately 2.5 hours. This larger group supports the work of the Executive. It enables more partners to take part in advising on the strategic and operational approaches of LMEH. Payment will be made on a contract for services basis so you will need to be registered with HMRC as being self-employed. The rate of pay will be up to a maximum of £20 per hour up to a maximum of 6 hours per meeting - to include travel to and from the meeting (wherever the meeting is held), taking the minutes, transcribing the minutes and presentingthem for approval to the Chair.

Duties / requirements
Be available to attend daytime and twilight meeting times
Have access to a vehicle and be able to travel to and from meetings at various locations within Leicester City and County
Taking accurate Minutes during both the Executive and Steering group meetings
Typing up minutes from the meetings and forwarding them to the Chair and Music Service senior representative.
May also include distribution of minutes to group members – at the request of the Chair of each group

If you are interested in this role, please send your expression of interest (Not a CV) in no more than 500 words, detailing your experience, skills and qualifications. Please also provide the contact details (name, postal and email address and telephone number) of two referees that are suitably qualified to reference your minute taking experience, to melanie.cahill@leics.gov.uk


Further reading / information about the Leicester-Shire Schools Music Service and the Leicester-Shire Music Education Hub can be found here on our website.

Partners

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

Partners

  • Arts
  • 70th Logo
  • Music And Culture
  • LCC
  • LCC 2
  • Viva
  • Philharmonia
  • Darbar
  • Soft Touch Arts
  • Bullfrog
  • Awards for Young Musicians
  • Orchestras Live
  • Pedestrian
  • SoundLincs
  • Transformance Music
  • Spark Childrens Festival
  • Leicester City Football Club Community Trust
  • National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain