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Current Teaching Vacancies

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Head of Guitar

Head of Academy (Berkshire Maestros Gifted and Talented Programme)

Head of Early Years

Internships 2018

Piano and Keyboard Teacher

Guitar Teacher

Secondary Music Classroom Specialist

Vocal/Singing Tutor

 

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Current Non-Teaching Vacancies

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Business Development and Engagement Manager

Regional Activities Co-Ordinator (Bracknell and Wokingham Area)

Orchestral Manager


Head of Guitar Ref. TL18.06

An exciting leadership opportunity has arisen within Berkshire Maestros, the lead organisation of the Berkshire Music Hub.

We seek for September 2018 an inspirational and outstanding classical guitar specialist to lead the countywide development of Maestros Guitar faculty. Taking responsibility for further improving the quality and content of guitar tuition, WCIT programmes and ensembles – including the nationally renowned Berkshire Youth Guitar Orchestra – the successful candidate will likely have proven leadership experience from within a school or music hub setting and have the enthusiasm, passion and commitment to lead and expand this thriving department.

Applicants must be well qualified and highly motivated practitioners, demonstrating the ability to teach children individually and in groups at all levels with experience of coaching ensembles. Developing collaborations across Berkshire and nationally and working creatively with colleagues, partners and schools, you will have a high level of understanding of teaching in a variety of styles and genres as well as the skills and knowledge to lead a large team of professional colleagues.

Please note the closing date for applications is 9am Monday 16 April 2018, although a more prompt response would be appreciated, with interviews likely to take place 23 – 26 April 2018, date and time to be confirmed.

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Please download this information and make contact with jobs@berkshiremaestros.org.uk  sending your fully completed application form together with your CV if you wish.

Berkshire Maestros is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Berkshire Maestros fully recognises its responsibilities for child protection and ensure we practise safe recruitment in checking the suitability of staff and volunteers to work with children.


Head of Academy (Berkshire Maestros Gifted and Talented Programme) Ref. TL18.07

An exciting leadership opportunity has arisen within Berkshire Maestros, the lead organisation of the Berkshire Music Hub.

We seek an inspirational and outstanding instrumental music teacher and experienced chamber coach to take over the leadership of our flourishing Academy programme for young musicians with exceptional musical ability and/or potential. The successful candidate will be a key member of the middle leadership team, supporting the strategic development of high level instrumental education and chamber music development whilst advancing routes of progression and accelerated learning through courses, performance opportunities and the highest quality of tailored musical activity for the most able young musicians across Berkshire.

We currently have over 400 students participating in the programme and seek a forward thinking, highly motivated, creative and passionate musician with high level personal instrumental skills to lead the further development of this exciting department.

Please note the closing date for applications has been extended to 9am Monday 23 April 2018, although a more prompt response would be appreciated, with interviews likely to take place 30 – 4 May 2018, date and time to be confirmed.

Downloads

Please download this information and make contact with jobs@berkshiremaestros.org.uk  sending your fully completed application form together with your CV if you wish.

Berkshire Maestros is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Berkshire Maestros fully recognises its responsibilities for child protection and ensure we practise safe recruitment in checking the suitability of staff and volunteers to work with children.


Head of Early Years Ref. TL18.08

Due to the retirement of the existing post holder, Berkshire Maestros is seeking an outstanding Early Years practitioner to lead the further development of our flourishing department into the next exciting phase.

The successful candidate will be an inspirational musician and teacher, enthusiastic about making music with young children and will demonstrate a vision for developing high quality musical education in Early Years settings across the county. We seek an exceptional and passionate individual who will be able to significantly enhance the profile and importance of Early Years music and partnerships whilst further building and developing a team of likeminded colleagues. Experience of growing Early Years opportunities and activities or a business minded approach to developing this exciting area of musical development would be welcomed.

Please note the closing date for applications is 9am Monday 16 April 2018, although a more prompt response would be appreciated, with interviews likely to take place 23 – 26 April 2018, date and time to be confirmed.

Downloads

Please download this information and make contact with jobs@berkshiremaestros.org.uk sending your fully completed application form together with your CV if you wish.

Berkshire Maestros is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Berkshire Maestros fully recognises its responsibilities for child protection and ensure we practise safe recruitment in checking the suitability of staff and volunteers to work with children.


Business Development and Engagement Manager Ref. TL 18.11

Berkshire Maestros, the lead organisation of the Berkshire Music Hub, is looking for an experienced and forward thinking individual to take the lead in optimising our work with children and young people, schools and local communities within a specified region of Windsor/Maidenhead/Ascot. As an exceptional, inspirational leader with substantial experience, this is an opportunity for you to drive forward musical engagement and increase participation across the region, developing initiatives and enabling stakeholders to achieve a shared vision for local children and adults.

Maestros is a remarkable music service and the pace at which we work can be breath-taking. We seek a candidate of exceptional calibre willing to look at the existing musical opportunities in the area with fresh eyes and find new ways of doing things. You will develop accessible music centres to meet the needs of local pupils and facilitate programmes of high-quality musical learning, ensembles and projects which engage and inspire young musicians. Implementing a trail-blazing, sustainable range of musical initiatives, you will provide strategic leadership to the team of teachers delivering our musical activities and have an excellent understanding of the music education landscape.

As the successful candidate, you will bring strategic and innovative delivery to the post, have substantial experience of leadership, preferably in an education, arts environment or music hub setting and, ideally, have a musical background. If this is a role which resonates with you and you have the skills and experience to execute this demanding yet richly rewarding job successfully, then we very much look forward to hearing from you.

Please note the closing date for applications has been extended to 9am Monday 23 April 2018, although a more prompt response would be appreciated. Date and time of interviews to be confirmed.

Downloads

Please download this information and make contact with jobs@berkshiremaestros.org.uk sending your fully completed application form together with your CV if you wish.

Berkshire Maestros is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Berkshire Maestros fully recognises its responsibilities for child protection and ensure we practise safe recruitment in checking the suitability of staff and volunteers to work with children.


Piano and Keyboard Teacher Ref. TL18.04

Urgently required for teaching in the Bracknell and surrounding areas of Berkshire.

The piano team at Berkshire Maestros is expanding and looking for new people to join them. We are particularly looking for piano teachers for the Bracknell and surrounding areas. The teaching involves working in local schools and after school at our music centres. There are also opportunities for accompanying and getting involved with events as well as our Piano Academy scheme. Both self-employed or contracted positions are available for the right candidates.

Downloads

Please download this information and make contact with jobs@berkshiremaestros.org.uk  sending your fully completed application form together with your CV if you wish. Please note the closing date for applications is 9am Monday 16 April 2018, although a more prompt response would be appreciated, with interviews to be scheduled for a mutually convenient time.

Berkshire Maestros is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Berkshire Maestros fully recognises its responsibilities for child protection and ensure we practise safe recruitment in checking the suitability of staff and volunteers to work with children.


Guitar Teacher Ref. TL18.05

There are new opportunities in the Guitar department of Berkshire Maestros for vibrant and enthusiastic Guitar teachers in schools and music centres across West Berkshire, Wokingham and Windsor/Maidenhead. We are offering teaching either on a self-employed basis, or permanent work for the right candidate on a part-time or full-time contractual basis.

Please note the closing date for applications is 9am Monday 16 April 2018, although a more prompt response would be appreciated, with interviews to be scheduled for a mutually convenient time.

Downloads

Please download this information and make contact with jobs@berkshiremaestros.org.uk  sending your fully completed application form together with your CV if you wish.

Berkshire Maestros is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Berkshire Maestros fully recognises its responsibilities for child protection and ensure we practise safe recruitment in checking the suitability of staff and volunteers to work with children.


Orchestral Manager Ref. TL18.10

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Berkshire Maestros, lead organisation of the Berkshire Music Education Hub.  We seek an enthusiastic, energetic and highly organised administrator as soon as possible to ensure the efficient management of the Berkshire Youth Symphony Orchestra, Berkshire’s premier training ground for exceptional young orchestral musicians. This post represents a special opportunity to support the BYSO through the next exciting phase of its development. The main purpose of the role will be to lead the successful planning implementation, management, administration and support services for the orchestra, and the execution of orchestral courses, events and concerts.

This would be an ideal role for a music graduate wishing to develop skills and experience in the field of arts management and administration or for a practising music teacher interested in developing new skills. The role would also suit an experienced administrator with a qualification, skill and/or interest in music or previous experience of working in the arts sector.

Equally, it might suit a self-employed musician or be a percentage of ‘non-contact’ hours for a contracted colleague, working work well in conjunction with a teaching commitment. This role is envisaged as a part-time responsibility, requiring in the region of about 120 hours (half a day weekly on average) over the academic year to meet the needs of the BYSO calendared commitments - to be negotiated with the successful candidate and to start the role as soon as possible.

Please note the closing date for applications is noon Monday 23 April 2018, although a more prompt response would be appreciated. Date and time of interviews to be confirmed.

Downloads

Please download this information and make contact with jobs@berkshiremaestros.org.uk sending your fully completed application form together with your CV if you wish.

Berkshire Maestros is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Berkshire Maestros fully recognises its responsibilities for child protection and ensure we practise safe recruitment in checking the suitability of staff and volunteers to work with children.


Regional Activities Co-Ordinator (Bracknell/Wokingham Area) Ref. TL 18.12

Berkshire Maestros seeks an enthusiastic and committed administrator to support the local engagement, development and delivery of music activities for children and young people in the Bracknell and Wokingham region including through the local music centre/s. We are looking for a forward thinking, flexible, imaginative and highly organised colleague who will assist senior staff to optimise musical opportunities for our key customers. Preferably with a musical background, understanding and/or interest, you will be passionate about helping colleagues to drive forward recruitment into musical activities and as an experienced administrator, competently co-ordinate and manage the day-to-day operations of the local music centre/s and events. This is a pivotal role and will require you to interface professionally with parents, children, partners, schools and community groups whilst you proactively help to develop provision to meet local need. You will be able to work independently and with initiative whilst sharing and supporting Maestros vision.

If this is a role which suits you, and you have the skills and experience to support Maestros as we drive forward into the next exciting phase of our musical development, we would like to hear from you. The successful candidate would commence as soon as possible.

Please note the closing date for applications is 9am Thursday 26 April 2018, although a more prompt response would be appreciated. Date and time of interviews to be confirmed.

Downloads

Please download this information and make contact with jobs@berkshiremaestros.org.uk sending your fully completed application form together with your CV if you wish.

Berkshire Maestros is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Berkshire Maestros fully recognises its responsibilities for child protection and ensure we practise safe recruitment in checking the suitability of staff and volunteers to work with children.


Secondary Music Classroom Specialist Ref. TL 18.09

Berkshire Maestros, lead organisation of the Berkshire Music Education Hub, seeks an enthusiastic well-qualified secondary music specialist to join our high-calibre and collegiate team of staff. We have a number of exciting projects and opportunities planned for next year and are looking for either a creative classroom practitioner with excellent instrumental/vocal skills and recent successful experience of curriculum and/or instrumental teaching within the sector or a highly motivated music NQT wishing to embark on a teaching career which embraces both classroom and instrumental teaching. If you would be interested in joining one of the UK’s most successful music hubs to share your specialist skills across the hub, delivering lessons as well as supporting curriculum provision and colleagues, we would like to hear from you. A competitive package with both full-time and part-time opportunities is available. Remuneration dependent on skills, qualifications and experience.

Please note the closing date for applications is noon Thursday 26 April 2018, although a more prompt response would be appreciated. Date and time of interviews to be confirmed.

Downloads

Please download this information and make contact with jobs@berkshiremaestros.org.uk sending your fully completed application form together with your CV if you wish.

Berkshire Maestros is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Berkshire Maestros fully recognises its responsibilities for child protection and ensure we practise safe recruitment in checking the suitability of staff and volunteers to work with children.


Vocal/Singing Tutor Ref. TL 18.02

As part of the current expansion of our Voice Department, Berkshire Maestros is developing exciting new opportunities for both experienced vocal/singing tutors and young vocal professionals at the start of their career.

Full-time and part-time positions may be available and opportunities for self-employed work may also be possible. We offer competitive remuneration between £18K - £31K subject to qualifications, skills and experience, with pension and car allowance for contracted positions. Successful applicants will require access to a vehicle and possess a full driving licence.
Berkshire Maestros leads the Berkshire Music Hub, one of the UK’s largest and most successful music hubs.

Downloads

Please download this information and make contact with jobs@berkshiremaestros.org.uk  sending your fully completed application form together with your CV if you wish.

Berkshire Maestros is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Berkshire Maestros fully recognises its responsibilities for child protection and ensure we practise safe recruitment in checking the suitability of staff and volunteers to work with children.


 

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