Director of Music

Director of Music

Monday, 2 July 2018, 10.00am

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, 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 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).

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Published on 13 June 2018

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