Berkshire Maestros Job Opportunities Berkshire Music Hub

Current Teaching Vacancies

Berkshire Maestros, lead organisation of the Berkshire Music Education Hub, seeks enthusiastic new music interns and well-qualified music specialists to join our high-calibre and collegiate team of staff. Having recently appointed several excellent teaching staff to join our teaching teams, we have a number of vacancies and exciting opportunities planned for the next academic year commencing September 2018 and/or January 2019. We are looking for (please click on the job title below for further information):

Internships 2018 (Woodwind, Classical Guitar and Voice only)

Upper Strings Specialist

Classical Guitar Teacher (to a high level)

Regional Lead Teacher - Windsor, Maidenhead and Ascot Regional Centre/s

Piano and Keyboard Teacher

Vocal/Singing Tutor

 

 

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Current Non-Teaching Vacancies

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Business Development and Engagement Manager


Business Development and Engagement Manager Ref. TL 18.13

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 east Berkshire. 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.

For full details of this exciting role, to ask any questions regarding the opportunity and to apply, please e-mail jobs@berkshiremaestros.org.uk.

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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.


Upper Strings Specialist Ref. TL18.12

An excellent opportunity has arisen in the Upper Strings department of Berkshire Maestros, for a vibrant and enthusiastic music teacher, working in schools across the Reading and West Berkshire areas. An opportunity for an experienced teacher or paid Internship is available for the right candidate, with either self-employed or contracted terms possible.

You have the opportunity to enhance and develop a career within one of the most successful music hubs in the country, being involved with all areas of the music service. This includes ensemble direction, together with a mix of beginner, intermediate and high end tuition, in addition to group and ‘First Access’ projects, as well as supporting the development of Berkshire’s renowned county level orchestra and prestigious Academy@Maestros programme for gifted and talented students.

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Please download this information and make contact with us via jobs@berkshiremaestros.org.uk to enquire further.

Closing date for applications Wednesday 11 July 2018 (although earlier application encouraged) with interview date potentially Monday 16 July 2018.

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.


Classical 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.

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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. Please note the closing date for applications is noon Wednesday 18 July 2018, although a more prompt response would be appreciated. The dates and times of interviews are to be confirmed, from Wednesday 20 June onwards.

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 Lead Teacher - Windsor, Maidenhead and Ascot Regional Centre/s

An exciting opportunity which has arisen for a new ‘Lead Teacher’ position covering the Windsor, Maidenhead and Ascot Regional Music Centre/s.

This role is integral in supporting and leading the musical delivery of lessons, ensembles and events within specified music centres across the region and initially within the Windsor Music Centre based at Dedworth Middle School. The position is open to all teachers within Berkshire Maestros regardless of current roles or area and would suit either an experienced musician and educator with some leadership experience or could be a ‘first leadership’ opportunity for an experienced, outstanding teacher looking to gain leadership skills and career enhancement.

You will be an aspirational teacher excited about the opportunity to help drive forward musical engagement and participation across the region and the music centre/s. We seek a Lead Teacher of exceptional calibre and/or potential who will be able to lead and facilitate activities which engage and inspire local young musicians. You will support the overall aims of the organisation, the work of the region’s Business Development and Engagement Manager and provide musical leadership to the local teaching team.

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Please download this information sending your application, comprising no more than one side of A4, outlining your suitability for this position in line with the requirements of the published Job Description.

All applications should be forwarded to dawngarside@berkshiremaestros.org.uk by the closing date of Friday 29 June 2018 with interviews likely to be held Wednesday 4 July. Please contact the CEO LynneEllis@berkshiremaestros.org.uk  directly for more information about the position.

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.

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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. 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.


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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