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Music Helper

Employer
Warwickshire County Council
Location
Warwick,Warwickshire
Salary
£11.98 - £12.18 per hour
Closing date
16 Jul 2024
Reference
RA0006191

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Sector
Local Councils
Job Type
Education - non-schools based
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Part-Time

Job Details

About the Team

Warwickshire Music is the principal provider of music education in Warwickshire and is the lead organisation of the Warwickshire Music Hub. We teach over 12,000 pupils each week and provide instrumental, vocal and class music teaching in schools, community music centres and provide a wide range of ensembles and music groups each week for children & young people across Warwickshire.

About the Role

We are currently looking for a Music Centre Helper to assist with the delivery of our Steel Pan ensembles. We are particularly keen to recruit someone who has experience either performing or teaching Steel Pans. Sessions take place after school on a Thursday, 15:30-18:30. Attendance will also be required at end of term concerts, which are usually held once a term on a Friday evening.

We welcome applications from those new to working with children and young people and can provide support and training to enable ongoing professional development.

Key Requirements

Our helpers are expected to be committed, enthusiastic musicians and assistants who can inspire pupils and communicate with clarity, conviction and sensitivity. You will be organised, receptive to new ideas, and be able to work as part of a team of professionals dedicated the musical development and safeguarding of children and young people.

Pay

Pay is based upon hourly rates ranging from £11.98 - £12.18 per hour. Pay is annualised and paid as a monthly salary throughout the year. There may be opportunities to increase hours in response to demand. Travel expenses are also paid. As a Warwickshire County Council employee, you will also have access to a range of employee benefits.

Working for Warwickshire – This is the difference you make 

Warwickshire County Council is a place where everyone feels valued, included, safe, supported, and welcome. Our people are at the heart of this vision, could you be one of them!

At Warwickshire County Council we are committed to ensuring Warwickshire’s economy is vibrant and supported by the right jobs, training, skills and infrastructure.  Our people vision for Warwickshire County Council is a great place to work where diverse and talented people are enabled to be their best.  

Your future matters to us, we provide a generous pension scheme which includes an employer contribution rate of typically around 19 percent per month, to help support your financial security during retirement. The scheme also offers a valuable package of benefits for members and their dependants. To find out more please visit: Warwickshire Pension Fund homepage – Warwickshire Pension Fund'   

The benefits we offer include agile working, a valuable part of the pay and reward package for employees working in local government, generous annual leave entitlement, plus bank holidays and an additional day at Christmas, and access to Vivup benefits and discounts platform.  

Click here to view the benefits at Warwickshire County Council. 

Additional Information 

Warwickshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. Please be advised successful applicants will be subject to a range of pre-engagement checks, including a relevant Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS). In accordance with the DBS code of practice and our own policy, should an individual have a declared criminal offence an individual assessment will be completed. Warwickshire County Council adheres to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. 

The Fluency Duty is outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers. The Fluency Duty for this role is Required. You must be able to speak and provide advice in accurate spoken English to the public.  

For an informal discussion and further information about the roles available, please do contact Melanie Cotton Area Leader: melaniecotton@warwickshire.gov.uk

Closing date for applications: Thursday 16th July 2024 

Interviews: Week Commencing 21st July 2024 

Should you require application forms in an alternative format / language or any adjustments to be made throughout the application process or upon appointment, please contact hrandpayroll@warwickshire.gov.uk and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements. 

Warwickshire County Council is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce. See more 

Company

As a local authority we take on a wide range of roles, whether we are providing specialist care and support to the most vulnerable in our communities, or championing Warwickshire as a choice for business through our work to promote economic growth and innovation.

Warwickshire is famous the world over as Shakespeare’s county— but that’s only half the story.  We’re also vibrant and modern. One of the fastest growing commercial regions in the UK, we’re home to many leading companies and developing exciting opportunities for everyone who lives and works here. 

WCC

We pride ourselves on being an innovative employer that like to encourage new ways of working. Likewise, our ability to make decisions quickly is as important to us as it is to our customers.

We work actively with partner organisations to deliver our core services:

  • Schools and Learning
  • Social Care and Health
  • Community Safety
  • Environment and Planning
  • Leisure and Tourism
  • Roads and Travel

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Telephone
01926 41 8125
Location
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Warwick
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