Lead Learning and Development (Music Curriculum, Inclusion & Vocal)

Enterprise House, Coventry
Soulbury 05-08 (+SPA)
06 Jun 2017
08 Jun 2017
Job Ref
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern

You will be required to take strategic responsibility for leading and developing music curriculum, vocal provision and inclusion across Coventry. This includes:

• contributing to the development of the music education offer to children, young people, schools and stakeholders across Coventry

•developing and implementing programmes that support the Coventry Music Education Hub and key Music Service priorities

You’ll need:

•to be a qualified teacher, lecturer or trainer

•knowledge of the National curriculum in primary, secondary and special schools

•the ability to develop and implement strategies and programmes which enable all children and young people to access the music education offer

•experience of working with schools in an advisory or consultative capacity

About us

Coventry is a vibrant and ambitious City where we value diversity.

Coventry Music is an organisation within the People Directorate of Coventry City Council and is the major provider of music provision across the city for children and young people.

Coventry Music is the Lead Organisation of the Coventry Music Education Hub which exists, with a range of partners, to deliver the aims of the National Plan for Music Education (2012).

We provide music tuition across the city for children and young people. This work includes Whole Class Ensemble Tuition, Instrumental tuition, out of school ensembles and music performance opportunities.

We want to attract applicants who are enthusiastic and highly motivated in playing a lead role in providing and developing a successful Music service in Coventry.


In return, we can offer you working arrangements that will enhance your work-life balance. These include working from home (subject to project/service area requirements and a generous holiday allowance (starting at 35 days including bank holidays). In addition, we offer a range of staff benefits such as membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, 'MyCar' scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at a number of city centre restaurants, shops and other establishments.

Working Pattern

37 hours per week

Interview Date

20th June 2017

Equalities Statement

Coventry City Council is clear about its responsibilities in embracing diversity and ensuring we recruit people of a high calibre on the basis of their skills, abilities, and experience. As such we welcome applications from a diverse range of candidates.

Key Requirements

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is covered by the Code of Practice on the English language fluency for public sector workers

Please note we will communicate any interview arrangements with you via email, so please check your email (including Spam/Junk) and WMJobs account on a regular basis after submitting your application.

This vacancy and advert will be closed as soon as sufficient applications are received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible.

Supporting documents
Job Description and Person Specification.pdf

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