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Casual Conductor / Casual Music Teacher - Cognus Ltd
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Post title: Casual Conductor / Casual Music Teacher - Cognus Ltd
Working hours: Casual
Contract type: Casual
Salary from: £32.14 per hour (Casual Conductor)  £27.75 per hour (Casual Music Teacher) 

Location: Sutton
DBS Required (Enhanced)

As lead partner in the Sutton Music Hub, Sutton Music Service works with a range of partner organisations to create all kinds of opportunities for children and young people in the London Borough of Sutton. Supported using public funding by the Department for Education and Arts Council England, we are tasked with delivering the aspirations of the National Plan for Music Education.

Sutton Music Service is looking to appoint a conductor to lead our Young Musicians Orchestra (YMO). We are looking for an inspiring, professional and committed conductor to develop a clear vision for the ensemble and lead a team of sectional instrumental tutors.

The successful applicant will need to:

• Be qualified to bachelor’s degree level or equivalent with a professional qualification in music or musical education.
• Be a highly skilled conductor and experienced at working with young musicians.
• Demonstrate excellent leadership and interpersonal skills to be able to communicate your clear vision and aspirations for the ensemble to instrumental tutors, children and young people, and parents/ carers.
• Have the ability to inspire children and young people within a positive and inclusive learning environment.
• Promote musical progression and signpost pupils and parents to enriching musical opportunities.
• Confidently lead rehearsals and concert performances.
• Select engaging and appropriate repertoire.

Cognus is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that it works with. As such, an offer of employment is subject to safer recruitment practices which includes an enhanced DBS check, two professional references acceptable to Cognus Limited, proof of qualifications, proof of immigration status, proof of personal address and employment history covering 5 years and, fitness to work with children (occupational health assessment). We have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practices across the organisation.

For more information about Cognus Ltd please visit our website:

For an informal discussion about our casual bank opportunities, please contact Gareth Gay, Head of Sutton Music Service on 020 8770 5890 or 07534 526685

Please complete the application form along with a supporting statement.

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Closing date for applications: 20/03/2019

Interview date: 25/03/2019
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