The starting salary for this role is £14,512 per annum (FTE £36,282) for working 14.4 hours per week. This role will mainly involve working 9-5 but with some evening and weekend working. This is a fixed term contract / secondment opportunity ending August 2024.
Are you passionate about getting young people involved with music? Do you enjoy seeing young people working together to create fantastic concerts and performances?
Surrey Arts is the lead youth music organisation in Surrey, and we provide music lessons, instrument hire, out of school music centres, activities, and ensembles for young people.
About the role
This is an exciting opportunity for an Advanced Groups Lead to manage and lead a talented team of experienced and creative conductors and tutors. You will be responsible for overseeing the wide range of advanced ensembles, choirs, concerts, and workshops that are located across the county. This role is also supported by a part time Activities Co-ordinator.
The post will involve working from home, from our office in Guildford and attending occasional concerts, workshops and events in Surrey during evenings and weekends.
You will join a team dedicated to “changing lives through world class arts”. Surrey Arts is an ambitious and forward-thinking organisation that places young people at the centre of our work. We are committed to developing Surrey Arts as a genuinely inclusive organisation, and one that meets the needs of the whole diverse community of Surrey.
To be shortlisted to interview for this position your personal statement will clearly evidence:
- Experience of managing events and projects
- Experience of managing a diverse team including freelancers
- Demonstrable knowledge and experience of youth participation in music ensembles
- An ability to manage and prioritise a complex workload
- Able to communicate and collaborate with a diverse range of colleagues and customers.
The job advert closes at 23:59 on Sunday 12th February 2023.
Interviews will take place on 21st and 23rd February 2023.
An Enhanced DBS ‘Disclosure and Barring Service’ check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children’s Barred List check will be required for this role.
For an informal discussion please contact Steph Godwin on 07790 886693 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We look forward to receiving your application, please click on the apply online button below to submit.
From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days' annual leave (pro rated for part time staff), rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.
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.