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INTERNAL ONLY - Head of Contemporary Music School

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Job Summary

Employment Term:
Zero Hours
Working Pattern:
As and when required
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Closed for applications on 17/09/2019 12:00
£23.58 per hour
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Zero hours
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South Gloucestershire Music Hub, Little Stoke Primary School, Little Stoke
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Closing date:
17 Sep

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This job is closed for applications.

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INTERNAL ONLY - Head of Contemporary Music School

Summary of Post

The South Gloucestershire Music Hub is seeking an experienced and motivated individual to provide leadership for the Contemporary Music School, which opens in October 2019. This is a new and exciting opportunity to create and develop a contemporary music school and an innovative and inspiring learning environment.

Main Duties

To lead and manage the centre, ensuring effective learning in all ensembles.

To lead, by example, on the use of effective teaching strategies aimed at improving learning.

Ensure that the safeguarding and protection of children and young people and promotion of their welfare is paramount in all that you do

Collect fees and concert receipts, liaising with Administrative staff to ensure that accurate accounts are maintained.

Selection Criteria

To enable us to shortlist in a fair and unbiased way it is absolutely vital that you provide us with sufficient information to demonstrate how you meet or exceed the criteria outlined in the vacancy description. Please include this information in the knowledge, skills and experience section of the application form.


Ability to teach/play more than one instrument ideally guitar, bass guitar, drum kit, voice, ukulele or keyboard.

Experience of promoting and safeguarding the welfare of pupils.

Successful teaching experience as instrumental and/or class teacher

Experienced ensemble director

Proven experience with regard to the development of musical resources e.g. the ability to compose or arrange for a variety of ensembles

Effective written and verbal communication with a range of stakeholders

Experience of managing a budget

Effective event management


Qualified Teacher Status

Graduate or equivalent

Diploma or equivalent instrumental ability

Additional Information

If you are interested in applying for this role, please complete the Expression of Interest form attached. Please email your application form to be emailed to IntegraHR@southglos.gov.uk.

This vacancy is open to employees of South Gloucestershire Council only.

For an informal discussion, please contact Ben Stevens on 01454 863147

Salary: £23.58 per hour

Hours: Zero Hours

Closing Date: Tuesday 17 September 2019 at noon

Interview Date: Wednesday 18 September 2019

Vacancy Ref: CYT900/888

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South Gloucestershire is committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

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