Graduate Music Assistant

Warwick School, Myton Road, Warwick, CV34 6PP
National Minimum Wage
15 May 2018
10 Jun 2018
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Contract Type
Working Pattern
Term time

The Role

Term Time Only (TTO, 38 Weeks)

An enthusiastic and hardworking Graduate Music Assistant is required from 1 September 2018 at Warwick School. The position offers the opportunity to experience life in a large and vibrant music department. The candidate would work within a highly committed team of staff and intelligent enthusiastic boys. The post would be useful in developing the candidate’s skills in a wide range of disciplines and to experience many varying aspects of the music profession, including: administration, teaching, and performance. Opportunities to explore any area of personal musical interest would be actively encouraged.

Key Requirements

• Enter into the school’s rich musical life and participate in concerts, chapel and musical shows as required. 
• Help setting up equipment before and after rehearsals. 
• To assist with all musical ensembles. 
• Assist with supervision of music practice. 
• Assist with evening concerts, open mornings, trips and tours as required. 
• The applicant would responsible to the Director of Music (Performance)

Person Specification:

• Be a skilled instrumentalist, singer or composer. 
• Enjoy working with young people and passing on their musical gifts to others. 
• Preferably have keyboard ability to accompany instrumentalist/singers. 
• Ideally have a knowledge of Sibelius and Publisher

Academic Background

• Currently studying for a Music undergraduate or postgraduate degree.

Pastoral and Extra-Curricular Duties

• Commitment to boarding school life. 
• A professional, yet caring and compassionate approach to dealing with students. 
• Willingness to be involved in a range of extra-curricular activities.

Personal Qualities

• Conscientiousness, enthusiasm and the ability to sustain long hours during term time, including evenings and weekends. 
• Understands their role in the context of safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults and able to form and maintain appropriate relationships and personal boundaries with children and young people. 
• Ability to work independently and also as part of a team. 
• Ability to develop a rapport with pupils throughout the School. 
• Have good IT and administrative skills including Word, Excel 
• Strong organisational skills, self-motivated and the ability to meet deadlines. 
• A positive attitude towards professional development and their own learning.

Additional Information & How to Apply

Warwick school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Closing date for receipt of applications: Noon on Friday 8th June 2018 
Interview date: To be confirmed

The application form is available from the school website and should be completed and returned to by noon on Friday 8th June 2018.

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Job Description
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