(Based in Raploch, Stirling with travel to all our centres in Scotland)
This is an exciting opportunity for an inspirational individual to join the core leadership team to lead on the musical and educational vision, advocacy, curriculum development and programming at Sistema Scotland. You will have a distinguished reputation as a performer and educational leader and will be required to oversee the highest standards of delivery across all Big Noise Centres. You will have extensive experience and knowledge of music education including different pedagogies, teaching styles and models, along with a track record of success of leading and developing artistic teams. You will be the musical leader for the organisation, inspiring the team of musicians who work for us, connecting with partner organisations and stakeholders, and looking to develop new relationships to support Sistema Scotland’s long term goals.
You will be a key member of the Sistema Scotland Leadership Team, responsible to the CEO and communicating regularly to the Board. You will also working closely with other managers within the team (HR, Finance, Marketing & Communications, Fundraising, Big Noise Centre Team Leaders etc.) to drive forward the core values of the organisation.
You will be responsible for the continued development of a curriculum that is truly accessible and excellent. You will ensure that best practice, research and pedagogical knowledge inform the development of the work; and be able to communicate with passion and conviction the role that music and the orchestra can play in developing holistic and transformational change for individuals, communities and society in Scotland.
This pioneering programme drew its initial inspiration from El Sistema in Venezuela and our vision is to transform lives with music. We deliver on our vision through the creation of Big Noise programmes within communities. Since its inception in 2007, the programme has grown and developed into a multi - faceted and immersive music education and social development programme which uses the orchestra as a learning community. We currently run programmes in Raploch (Stirling), Govanhill (Glasgow), Torry (Aberdeen) and Douglas (Dundee).
We are ambitious for the children we work with, and we are looking for someone who can match that ambition with experience, drive and commitment.
This is a 4 or 5 day a week post and flexible working arrangements can be considered. Salary is negotiable, depending on experience (circa £52,500 per annum pro rata).
For further details please visit our website http://makeabignoise.org.uk/jobs/ where you can view the full job/person specification and complete our online application form (no CVs or agencies please). All successful applicants will be subject to PVG check.
For any additional information please e-mail email@example.com or telephone 01786 475349.
Closing date for applications is Monday 2nd July 2018 at 10am.