SEN/D Music Tutor Required
Music Making SENse (MMS) is looking for an experienced music tutor/s to join their team working in SEN/D settings.
LOCATION: Hammersmith (Monday mornings Adult Day Centre) Flexible on days.
SALARY: £40 per hour. Rate includes planning time, travel expenses and reflects the experience and skill required of tutor.
CONTRACT TYPE: Freelance role, fixed term.
START DATE: Monday 16th September
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: Friday 21st July 2019
The Music Making SENse team is expanding!
MMS believes everyone should have the chance to learn from, share, and make music with others. The role of the tutor will be to facilitate and support growth through music making ensembles. Tutors will stimulate and develop musical skills through engaging repertoire and activities, and enable creative responses from participants to flourish, enhancing their musical, personal and social development. Sessions will include instrumental play, vocalising, improvising in an ensemble and may include performances, composition, and cross-curricular connections as appropriate to the group.
About you: We are looking for inspirational and innovative music leaders. You must be confident of your ability to support others musical aspirations and create an inclusive and accessible space for collaboration; strong musical skills and experience of working in SEN/D settings is essential. You must be able to foster good and supportive working relationships with staff in the settings. The role includes planning in line with MMS practice, as well as curriculum goals in some settings.
Other useful experience may include community music roles, work in educational, health or social settings and experience of assistive musical technology or Makaton. Please include in your application details of your employment, educational and musical experience.
To apply: Please send your CV and covering letter to Kirsty at firstname.lastname@example.org. Your covering letter should include details of your experience leading SEN/D music projects, and what you would bring to the MMS team. Please include a contact telephone number. You are welcome to send supporting materials with your application, e.g. video of past SEN/D projects. Also please include the details for two referees: one from a SEN/D setting or organisation working in these settings, and a current employer is preferable.
We will then contact applicants we would like to interview. Successful candidates must provide proof of a) subscription with the Disclosure and Barring update service and be able to provide details so that their enhanced disclosure status can be verified, b) public liability insurance. Successful candidates must provide these prior to confirmation of their contract with MMS.