Saturday Programme Early Years and Choir Coach

Saturday Programme Early Years and Choir Coach

Wednesday, 14 August 2019, 5.00pm

Hackney Music Development Trust (HMDT) seeks an outstanding musician to take its younger Music Box classes (ages 6 months – 3 years with parents), Fledglings Foundation Course (reception age), Choir, Recorders and Musicianship (Years 1 – 2) for its Saturday Programme. Based in Hackney, our Saturday Programme enriches the lives of young people through high quality, exciting music education and opportunities. The Instrumental strand of the Programme offers students ages 5 upwards, an extensive curriculum including group and individual instrumental tuition, singing, musicianship, ensembles, as well as orchestra and choirs. Its staff are all experienced and dynamic musicians and coaches able to foster an appreciation of a wide variety of musical genres and opportunities.

The successful candidate will lead young children and their parents in Singing, Movement, and Music Skills, as well as incorporating a visiting guest artist each week in the Music Box. You will work as part of a team, leading the Fledglings Foundation Course, a programme for Reception-aged children, to prepare students for progressing either to CYMH Instrumental Programme or I Can Sing! Music Theatre School. You will also lead on the CYMH Red Programme, for students in Years 1 and 2, running their choir and General Musicianship sessions which also includes teaching the recorder.

Other duties might also include teaching in small groups or individual lessons, and taking theory and general musicianship classes. General Musicianship follows a curriculum based on theory, aural and listening in order to build an all-round musician. Responsibilities include planning the structure and repertoire for each lesson, monitoring student progress, contributing to student End of Year Reports and working with HMDT Music staff to ensure the creation and quality delivery of an agreed Scheme of Work. You should have experience of working with young children in groups and individually.

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