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: email@example.com.
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22 Aldermans Hill
London N13 4PN
Fee: Up to £2,940.00 per academic year, dependent upon hours (on a self-employed basis).
Closing date for applications is 10:00am Friday 21 June 2019.
Interviews will be held on Wednesday 26 June 2019.
Shortlisted candidates will also be required to do an audition on Saturday 29 June 2019.
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.
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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.