Job Opportunities

Work experience/student placements

Please note that we don’t currently have the capacity for a work experience/student placement programme, and whilst this may change in the future, we are not currently taking enquiries around work experience or student placements.

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Current Vacancies

Bristol Music Trust – Bristol Plays Music, Freelance Music Practitioners

£25.25 per hour

Bristol Plays Music (BPM) is looking for inspiring and experienced Freelance Music Practitioners to support its busy education team in delivering high quality music tuition and music making opportunities to young people across Bristol from September 2017.  BPM is the Arts Council England’s Music Education Hub for Bristol, managed by the Bristol Music Trust based at Colston Hall.

We are looking for the following instrumental tutors to teach from September:

–       Instrumental Tutors delivering small group or individual tuition to children and young people: in particular those offering expertise in guitar, violin and cello, although we welcome applications from all music practitioners.

–       Whole-Class Ensemble Tutors across the primary age range:

Brass, Woodwind, Ukulele and Percussion (e.g. Samba, Steel Pans)

–       String Tutors to work within our music centre ensembles

We are an inclusive practice organisation and as such welcome applications from musicians experienced in working with children in challenging circumstances, including children in care and children with SEND.

Applications are invited from creative musicians with proven teaching excellence, good communication skills and a real passion and commitment for teaching music to children and young people from all backgrounds. All BPM Freelance Music Practitioners receive comprehensive and high quality CPD throughout the year, including training, networking and mentoring.

To apply please review the attached documents, complete and return the required information along with your application form and equal opportunities monitoring form.  The deadline for applications is:  9am on Monday 26 June 2017

BPM Freelance Music Practitioner – Project Brief

BPM Freelance Music Practitioner – Application Procedure

BPM Freelance Music Practitioner – Application Form

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Bristol Music Trust is committed to being an Equal Opportunities employer, we recognise, respect and value individual difference and wish to attract applicants from all sections of society. The Trust has bronze status from the Charter of Best Practice for Accessibility and we continue to hold an Excellence Award from the Institute of Customer Service.

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