SISTEMA SCOTLAND MUSICIANS BIG NOISE RAPLOCH AND GOVANHILL

SISTEMA SCOTLAND MUSICIANS BIG NOISE RAPLOCH AND GOVANHILL Are you passionate about music and teaching? Do you love to inspire and support children and their families? Do you have extensive experience of group teaching and orchestral playing? We are looking for inspirational and visionary musicians and teachers to join both the Big Noise Govanhill team in Glasgow and the Big Noise Raploch team in Stirling. Based on the internationally celebrated Venezuelan El Sistema programme, our vision is to transform lives with music. You will work as part of a dynamic team delivering a visionary, socially driven children’s orchestra centre. You will work with children from pre-school, primary school, secondary school, and adults. Being creative in designing and introducing new ways of learning you will use the orchestra to grow children’s confidence, respect, aspiration, drive and understanding. As part of the team you will develop innovative ways to engage children and families, including home visits and community performances. The following must be demonstrable both on your application form and during the selection process:  Educated to degree level or equivalent  Experience of working with large and varied groups of children  A track record of success and ability to give music instruction to children on your specialist instrument, appropriate for individual, group and large ensemble settings  Ability to motivate all learners, regardless of ability, individually and as part of a team  Professional standard of playing on your instrument Posts available  Upper Strings Musician (1 permanent post) in Raploch working 3 or 4 days a week in term time and 5 days a week in school holidays  Upper Strings Musician (1 maternity cover post) in Raploch working 2 days a week all year round  Musician – Classroom/Musicianship Delivery (1 maternity cover post) in Raploch working 2 days a week all year round  Woodwind Musician (1 permanent post) in Raploch working 1 day a week in term time and 2 days a week in school holidays  Upper or Lower Strings Musician (2 permanent posts) in Govanhill working between 2 and 3 days a week term time and some additional days in school holidays Salary scale for all posts  £27,270 to £30,300 per annum pro rata (new staff start on the bottom point of the scale) 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 please). All successful applicants will be subject to PVG check. We are also looking for Cover Musicians for both Big Noise Raploch and Govanhill. For further details on cover work, please go to our website http://makeabignoise.org.uk/jobs. For any additional information please e-mail admin@sistemascotland.org.uk or telephone 01786 462923. Closing date for all applications is Friday 24 April 2015 at 10am. The selection process will be held on 11, 12 and 13 May 2015 in Govanhill, with potentially an additional day on 20 May 2015 in Raploch.

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