Berkshire Maestros Job Opportunities Berkshire Music Hub

Current Vacancies

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Cleaning and Maintenance Officer

County and Academy Co-Ordinator (non-orchestral groups)

Caretaker/Cleaner

Experienced Teacher of Piano and Keyboard

Experienced Lower Strings Specialists

Experienced Upper Strings Specialists

Early Years Music Specialist Teacher

Vocal and Instrumental Teaching Opportunities

About Berkshire Maestros

Welcome to Berkshire Maestros


Cleaning and Maintenance Officer

Berkshire Maestros is seeking an individual to support the Resources team to provide cleaning and general maintenance at Reading Music Centre (Stoneham Court, 100 Cockney Hill, Reading, RG30 4EZ). This role is part-time, typically working 7am-11am Monday to Friday.

For full details please see the job description here.

To apply please send your CV to jobs@berkshiremaestros.org.uk  as soon as possible. Your application will be acknowledged once received.


County and Academy Co-Ordinator (non-orchestral groups)

Berkshire Maestros is recruiting an individual to oversee the administration of County Group and Academy@Maestros events and activities; supporting colleagues and promoting and presenting our work to the public as required. You will work in close liaison and collaboration with key colleagues within the Senior Management, Marketing and Design, Business and Central Services teams as well as parents, pupils and other external key stakeholders.

This role is a full time contracted position (Tuesday-Saturday or Monday-Friday alternating weeks) with occasional, additional, evening and weekend work as required to fulfil the requirements of the role.

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 takes the responsibility of child protection very seriously and checks the suitability of staff and volunteers to work with children.

To apply for the vacancy please send your completed application form and CV to jobs@berkshiremaestros.org.uk as soon as possible before the closing date. Your application will be acknowledged once received.

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Closing date for applications is 9am Thursday 8 June 2017, with interviews scheduled for Monday 12 June 2017


Caretaker/Cleaner

Berkshire Maestros is recruiting an individual to work a maximum of 8 hours per week at our Windsor Music Centre at Dedworth Middle School. The opportunity will commence at the start of the new school year in September.

The contracted hours will be:
Saturday 5 hours - music centre duties, Monday 2 hours - cleaning, and Thursday 1 hour - cleaning
Or
Saturday 5 hours - music centre duties, Saturday 1 ½ hours - cleaning, and Wednesday or Thursday 1 ½ hours - cleaning

The Saturday morning music centre manual duties are essential and cannot be flexible.  The cleaning can be flexible, apart from a clean following Saturday music centre activities (i.e. either Saturday afternoon or Monday).

Salary - relevant minimum wage based upon age.

For an informal discussion regarding the requirements of the role prior to application, please contact the Windsor Music Centre Manager Dawn Parker using windsor@berkshiremaestros.org.uk or telephone 0118 943 9620.

Alternatively to apply for the vacancy please send your CV to jobs@berkshiremaestros.org.uk  as soon as possible before the closing date. Your application will be acknowledged once received.

Closing date: 30 June 2017. Interviews will take place before the end of the school term.


Experienced Teacher of Piano and Keyboard

Berkshire Maestros seeks experienced, high-calibre piano and keyboard tutors to deliver individual and small group teaching in schools and Music Centres in the Newbury/Hungerford and Reading/Wokingham areas from April 2017. We seek skilled and enthusiastic teachers who want to develop a career within one of the most successful music hubs in the country.

Opportunities to lead and direct ensembles are also available and we welcome teachers who could also coach on the prestigious Academy@Maestros programme for gifted and talented students, as well as support the development of Berkshire's renowned county youth orchestras and choirs (Berkshire Youth Symphony Orchestra, Berkshire Youth Guitar Orchestra and Berkshire County Youth Choirs).
Experience of accompanying choirs and recitals as well as the ability to offer a further discipline would be welcome.

Full- and part-time teaching contracted positions are available for the right candidate and opportunities for hourly paid work can also be arranged. We offer competitive remuneration between £18.5 - £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 license.

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.

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Experienced Lower Strings Specialists

Berkshire Maestros seeks experienced, high-calibre lower string tutors to deliver individual and small group teaching in schools and Music Centres in the Windsor/Maidenhead, Newbury/Hungerford and Reading/Wokingham areas from April 2017. We seek skilled and enthusiastic teachers who want to develop a career within one of the most successful music hubs in the country.

Opportunities to lead and direct ensembles are also available and we welcome teachers who could also coach on the prestigious Academy@Maestros programme for gifted and talented students, as well as support the development of Berkshire's renowned county youth orchestras and choirs (Berkshire Youth Symphony Orchestra, Berkshire Youth Guitar Orchestra and Berkshire County Youth Choirs)..
The ability to play piano or offer a further discipline would be welcome.

Full- and part-time teaching contracted positions are available for the right candidate and opportunities for hourly paid work can also be arranged. We offer competitive remuneration between £18.5 - £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 license.
We are delighted to announce that paid internships for upper/lower strings will also be available for September and these will be advertised on our website during the spring term.

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.

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Experienced Upper Strings Specialists

Berkshire Maestros seeks experienced, high-calibre upper string tutors to deliver individual and small group teaching in schools and Music Centres in the Windsor/Maidenhead and Reading/Wokingham areas from January 2017. We seek skilled and enthusiastic teachers who want to develop a career within one of the most successful music hubs in the country.

Opportunities to lead and direct ensembles are also available and we welcome teachers who could also coach on the prestigious Academy@Maestros programme for gifted and talented students, as well as support the development of Berkshire's renowned county youth orchestras and choirs (Berkshire Youth Symphony Orchestra, Berkshire Youth Guitar Orchestra and Berkshire County Youth Choirs).

The ability to play piano or offer a further discipline would be welcome.

Full- and part-time teaching contracted positions are available for the right candidate and opportunities for hourly paid work can also be arranged. We offer competitive remuneration between £18.5 - £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 license.

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.

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Early Years Music Specialist Teacher

Join our teaching team!

Self-employed teaching opportunities, hourly pay, rates dependent upon qualifications and experience.

If you would like to work with one of the country’s most successful music hubs, we would like to hear from you.

Berkshire Maestros, the lead organisation of the Berkshire Music Hub, is looking to make contact with Musicians, Early Years Music Specialists, Early Years Teachers and Practitioners, wishing to expand their Early Years teaching and instrumental teaching skills.

With opportunities across the County of Berkshire and beyond, we are particularly looking to expand our existing provision around the Bracknell area on Saturday mornings, as well as Monday to Friday term-time teaching for our exciting ‘Pantomimus’ Early Years’ programme. Based on Kodaly and Dalcroze methodologies, this programme is delivered in blocks and based in various areas across the county and includes delivery of Staff training. Further CPD training is available to the successful candidate.

Contact jobs@berkshiremaestros.org.uk and send your CV with contact details to register your interest in joining our team of self-employed music specialists. Our Early Years Coordinator is keen to discuss your skills, experience and availability personally.

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 and Instrumental Teaching Opportunities

Due to growing numbers, we seek inspirational and highly talented teachers and musicians to deliver individual and small group tuition in schools and music centres across Berkshire. We have opportunities for self-employed and contractual positions for teachers who are able to encourage children and young people to develop their enthusiasm and love for music-making, such as:

  • Piano and Keyboard Teachers – full- and part-time and self-employed opportunities available.
  • Qualified classroom musicians at primary and secondary levels

For information packs, including job descriptions and further application details, please email  jobs@berkshiremaestros.org.uk with your CV and covering letter containing details of your availability, hours requested and location within Berkshire.

Berkshire Maestros is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, continuously improving the educational experience for all children and young people and expects all colleagues to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be subject to DBS checks and Declarations of Disqualification.

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