Job Opportunities

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£24,000-26,000 p.a. pro rata (9 months maternity cover with possibility of becoming a permanent post). April – December 2018


The award-winning HMDT Music seeks an experienced and highly motivated Saturday Programme Manager to help develop the Trust’s work as part of its small team.


HMDT Music creates inspiring arts projects to enrich learning and transform lives. Dedicated to breaking down barriers to participation, we offer all young people and their communities, particularly those with the least engagement, sustained artistic programmes together with life-changing performance opportunities to increase skills, raise aspirations and discover the joys of creativity.


Working with world class artists and leading experts, HMDT Music, twice winner of the Royal Philharmonic Society Award for Education, increases access to high quality musical experiences by commissioning new performance works created through an artistic fellowship between artists and participants, developing resources, creating enduring partnerships, and sustaining an extensive outreach programme to schools and the community in areas of significant disadvantage and deprivation.


To fulfil this role, you will be a hard-working individual with drive and creative flair, have at least two years related experience in arts management and be a skilled musician/music practitioner, with a passion for music education, and the belief that you can change peoples’ lives through music.


The Saturday Programme Manager will support the Directors by:

  • Being responsible for the implementation and management The Saturday Programme (which includes The Music Box project for Under 5s; The Fledglings Foundation Programme; CYMH Instrumental School and Academy; The I Can Sing! Performing Arts Music Theatre School; Music Treehouse SEN/D project; The Julian Joseph Jazz Academy);
  • Developing and sustaining partnerships which bring professional artists to work with and enrich schools and communities;
  • Liaising regularly with external partners and client groups;
  • Promoting HMDT Music to its widening base of clients and benefactors.


A full job description and details on how to apply can be found here:
SP Manager JD 12.2017.pdf


Applicants must have authorisation to work in the UK. If you feel you can excel in this role, click here for our online APPLICATION FORM outlining your suitability for the post based upon the Job Description and Person Specification, along with your CV, References and Monitoring Form. Full instructions are provided on the application form. Any enquiries should be addressed to:


Closing date for applications is 10:00am Monday 8 January 2018.


Interviews will be held the week of 22 January 2018 with second interviews the week of 29 January 2018.




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.