Music Service Manager

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 04/11/2018 23:59
Soulbury Grade 12-15 + 3 SPA (£47,277 - £51,073 / £54,582)
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Employment Location:
Dryden Centre
Closing date:
4 Nov
Further Information

Gateshead Council is seeking a farsighted individual with relevant experience in the Music Education and Cultural sectors to lead Gateshead and South Tyneside Music Education Hub through its next phase of development. The Hub is well established and has very secure and productive relationships with major music/cultural partners including Sage Gateshead and the five surrounding Music Hubs in the Northern Region.

The post is based in the Learning and Schools Service of Gateshead Council. Both Gateshead Council and South Tyneside Council are culturally ambitious and have strong relationships with schools. You will work with a Music Lead in South Tyneside and will have direct responsibility for Gateshead Schools' Music Service.

You will:
Have up to date knowledge of: national policy and strategies for music education; national curriculum as the context for music education; good practice in music teaching and learning; safeguarding in education and equal opportunities/diversity in education settings.

Have experience of: successful practical delivery in a range of educational settings; line management within a Local Government or cultural organisation; strategic planning and policy development; managing a budget and financial planning; and, managing quality assurance systems and processes within education/education support service environments.

You will be qualified to degree level, have effective written and oral communication skills including report writing, demonstrating a high degree of accuracy, have excellent partnership and analytical skills and be IT literate.

If successful you will have to apply for an enhanced Disclosure.

For further details about this post, please refer to the Job Profile and Further Information Document attached.

Shortlisting - Friday 9th November 2018
Interviews - Monday 26th November 2018

Online applications only at

Please note
This job is closed for applications.