Job Opportunities

PROJECTS ASSISTANT – INTERNSHIP

 

HMDT Music is seeking a highly motivated, outstanding graduate and musician for an internship in arts education/project management.

 

Twice winner of the Royal Philharmonic Society Award for Education, we are a dynamic charity which creates a variety of inspiring music projects, increasing access to high quality musical experiences.

 

You should be highly organised, able to work well under pressure, have excellent written English, be computer literate, and have a passion for and the belief that you can change people’s lives through music.

 

This full time (5 days a week – including Saturdays during term times), twelve-month position would suit an individual who is seeking a career in arts education/project management and is looking to gain experience in an exciting creative environment. This is a pensionable salaried position at £16,000 p.a. with possible conversion to a permanent post.

 

Alumni of our successful internship programme are all now in successful active careers in the arts. You will be part of our four-person team assisting with the smooth running of our projects, and our weekly Saturday Programme.

 

Qualifications and abilities:

  • Educated to degree level
  • Knowledge of and/or experience in the arts
  • Experience playing an instrument/singing, Grade 5+
  • Good IT skills in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Ability to use a database
  • Ability to manage large workloads and prioritise accordingly
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Knowledge of social networking sites and marketing
  • Ability to work hard and under own initiative
  • Excellent spoken and written English and the ability to communicate clearly
  • Experience in a customer-facing role (plus)

 

HOW TO APPLY

The deadline for applications for the internship is 10:00am on 3 September 2019.

 

Applicants must have authorisation to work in the UK. If you feel you can excel in this role, please fill out our online application form outlining your suitability for the post in relation to the Job Description and Person Specification, along with your CV and covering letter. Any enquiries should be addressed to: applications@hmdt.org.uk.

 

Click here for the Job Description and Person Specification

 

PLEASE ADDRESS YOUR LETTER TO:

 

Adam Eisenberg

General Director

HMDT Music

Second Floor

22 Aldermans Hill

London N13 4PN

 

Interviews will be held at our offices in Palmers Green on 6 September, and second interviews will be held on 10 and 11 September. The internship will start immediately, dependent upon your availability.

 

CLICK HERE FOR THE HMDT STAFF APPLICATION FORM

 


Tutor Vacancy: Saturday Programme Singing and Choir Coach

 

HMDT Music seeks an outstanding musician to take its younger Music Box classes (ages 6 months – 3 years with parents), Fledglings (Reception age), Choir, and vocal lessons for its Saturday Programme. Based in Hackney, our Saturday Programme enriches the lives of young people through high quality, exciting music education and opportunities including group and individual instrumental tuition, singing, musicianship, ensembles, orchestra, choirs, music theatre and jazz training. Its staff are all experienced and dynamic musicians and coaches able to foster an appreciation of a wide variety of musical genres and opportunities.

 

In the Music Box, the successful candidate will lead young children and their parents in singing, movement, and music skills, as well as incorporating a weekly visiting guest artist. You will work as part of a team, leading the Fledglings (Reception) in singing, movement and games, to prepare students for progressing either to CYMH Instrumental Programme or I Can Sing! Music Theatre School. You will also lead choirs for Red students (Years 1 and 2) and Green and Blue students (Years 5+). There may also be some on-to-one vocal tuition. Other duties might also include small group teaching and/or theory. 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.

 

The post involves working on Saturdays from 9:00am for approximately 4.25 hours for 30 weeks across the academic year between 21 September 2019 and 11 July 2020, in Hackney.

 

Fee: Up to £3,570.00 per academic year, dependent upon hours (on a self-employed basis).

 

Applicants must have authorisation to work in the UK. If you feel you can excel in this role, please fill out our online application form outlining your suitability for the post, along with your CV and covering letter, References and Monitoring Form. Any enquiries should be addressed to: applications@hmdt.org.uk.

 

PLEASE ADDRESS YOUR LETTER TO:

Adam Eisenberg

General Director

HMDT Music

Second Floor

22 Aldermans Hill

London N13 4PN

 

Click here for TUTOR application form      

 


Tutor Vacancy: Saturday Programme Ensembles, Orchestra, and Choir Coach

HMDT Music seeks an outstanding musician to lead Choir, Orchestra and Chamber Ensembles for the 2019-20 Season of its Saturday Programme, based in Hackney, which enriches the lives of young people through high quality, exciting music education and opportunities.

 

The successful candidate will be involved in all aspects of our CYMH Instrumental School – leading a combined choir and ensemble class, a Grade 1-3 Wind Ensemble, the Grade 3+ Orchestra, and Chamber Ensemble choir for children aged from 10 upwards. Ensembles incorporate general musicianship including some basic theory, historical context and improvisation skills. Responsibilities include planning the structure and repertoire for each lesson, arranging music so that it suits the groups involved, monitoring students’ 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 children aged 5-14 in groups and individually.

 

The post will involve working on Saturdays from 9:00am for approximately 5 hours for 30 weeks between 21 September 2019 and 11 July 2020, in Hackney.

 

Fee: Up to £4,200.00 per year, dependent on hours (on a self-employed basis).

 

Applicants must have authorisation to work in the UK. If you feel you can excel in this role, please fill out our online application form below outlining your suitability for the post, along with your CV and covering letter, References and Monitoring Form. Any enquiries should be addressed to: applications@hmdt.org.uk.

 

PLEASE ADDRESS YOUR LETTER TO:
Adam Eisenberg
General Director
HMDT Music
Second Floor
22 Aldermans Hill
London N13 4PN

Closing date for applications is 10:00am Tuesday 27 August 2019.

 

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 3 September 2019.

 

Click here for TUTOR application form      


Tutor Vacancy: Saturday Programme Early Years and Choir Coach

HMDT Music 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.

 

The post involves working on Saturdays from 9:00am for approximately 3.5 hours for 30 weeks across the academic year between 21 September 2019 and 11 July 2020, in Hackney.

 

Applicants must have authorisation to work in the UK. If you feel you can excel in this role, please fill out our online application form below outlining your suitability for the post, along with your CV and covering letter, References and Monitoring Form. Any enquiries should be addressed to: applications@hmdt.org.uk.

 

PLEASE ADDRESS YOUR LETTER TO:
Adam Eisenberg
General Director
HMDT Music
Second Floor
22 Aldermans Hill
London N13 4PN

 

Fee: Between £2,940.00 – £3,990.00 per academic year, dependent upon hours (on a self-employed basis).

 

Click here for TUTOR application form      


Workshop Musicians

We are also often looking for workshop musicians, particularly if you play an unusual instrument, for our Early Years Programme, the Music Box, and tutors for our Music Lessons For You private lessons scheme.

For further information, and to apply as a Music Box musician, CLICK HERE.

 


 

Any enquiries can be addressed to: applications@hmdt.org.uk

Please address your letter to:

Adam Eisenberg
General Director
HMDT Music
Second Floor
22 Aldermans Hill
London N13 4PN

 


 

HMDT Music, twice winner of the prestigious Royal Philharmonic Society Award for Education is a leader in developing inspiring arts projects, which support other areas of learning. Working with world class musicians and other leading artists, HMDT Music increases access to high quality musical experiences through new commissions, training and performance opportunities.

The Saturday Programme, includes The Music Box family learning programme, Fledglings Foundation Course, I Can Sing! Music Theatre School, CYMH Instrumental School, Music Treehouse SEN/D project and the Julian Joseph Jazz Academy. HMDT Music’s work also includes creating cross-curricular school projects (e.g. Trench Brothers, a First World War Primary School project commemorating the achievements and contributions made by ethnic minority forces, and Shadowball, a jazz opera celebrating black Baseball players of the 1930s-40s and their jazz compatriots). In addition to this, HMDT Music also runs bespoke projects, after school clubs and One Spirit, a rehabilitation and mentoring programme for young offenders at HMYOI Feltham.