WORK FOR US

 

Music and singing lie at the heart of our programmes. Our approach focusses on teacher training and development, workforce development, learning resources and providing strategic support and consultancy for partners in the music education sector. If your values align with ours and you’re passionate about musical education for children, please see below to find out more about our current vacancies for Learning Officer, Project Manager and Musicianship and/or Choral Practitioners.

 

Voices Foundation is recruiting a Learning Officer:

 

Voices Foundation is seeking a Learning Officer to provide support for all aspects of our programme activity including schools, training courses and the development of new resources. Key duties will include developing positive relationships with schools and practitioners, setting up training courses, overseeing research and evaluation projects, implementing marketing/communications plans and supporting the Learning Manager in all aspects of their role. The post holder will support the CEO and Learning Manager to develop and deliver a Communications and Marketing strategy.

 

  • Salary will be £23,000-£26,000 per annum depending on experience
  • Permanent, full time contract with working hours of 35 hours/week (Mon-Fri, 9.30am-5.30pm plus occasional evening & weekend work)
  • Start date as soon as possible; late August/early September 2018

 

APPLICATION INFORMATION
For more information and to apply, please download an Application Pack here and return your completed Application Form and Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form to Ruth Tebby on vf@voices.org.uk by 23/07/2018.

 

Deadline for Applications: 9.00am, 23rd July 2018.
Interviews: First interviews will be held in Central London on the morning of 27th July 2018.
Second interviews (if applicable) will be held in Central London on 2nd August 2018.

 

We ask all applicants to ensure they are available to attend interview on all dates above. If you are unable to attend please inform us at the point of applying.

 

We look forward to hearing from you.

 

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. However, as Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME), female and disabled people are currently under-represented, the board would particularly welcome applications from these applicants. All appointments will be made on merit.

 

 

Voices Foundation is recruiting a Project Manager:

 

Voices Foundation is seeking a Project Manager (Paul Hamlyn Foundation (PHF) Teacher Development Fund Project Manager) to start in September 2018, with the possibility of some key planning dates in August.

 

Purpose of the role

Voices Foundation has been awarded a Paul Hamlyn Foundation Teacher Development Fund Grant, from September 2018 – July 2020. The programme is a partnership between Voices Foundation and David Ross Education Trust which aims to find new, innovative ways of empowering teachers in 6 primary schools to establish singing as a cross-school vehicle for building learning power. This is a collaborative learning partnership combining expertise of teachers and singing practitioners to harness the power of singing to bring about sustainable change for whole schools.

 

The successful applicant will be responsible for the management of this programme and will ensure that we provide the best possible outcomes for teachers, and therefore children and schools. A critical success factor will be the post holder’s ability to develop strong partnerships with the Multi-Academy Trust, schools, funder, evaluators, practitioners and other partners.

 

We are looking for an individual with a strong track record in education, experience of working with primary schools, an understanding of singing pedagogy and a commitment to improving outcomes for disadvantaged children. Key outcomes we aim to achieve for pupils include development of cognitive skills, behaviour, confidence, wellbeing, and attendance.

 

The post-holder will see this programme from start to finish and is therefore an individual who can drive the ambition, consistency and quality of delivery to ensure we achieve the expected outcomes. Through this role, the Project Manager will contribute to the development of the charity in conjunction with the CEO and team members. 

 

  • Salary will be £28,000-£30,000 per annum depending on experience
  • Fixed term contract (2 years until 31 August 2020) working hours of 35 hours/week (Mon-Fri, 9.30am-5.30pm plus occasional evening & weekend work)
  • Location: various; office in London and schools in East Yorkshire and East Midlands

  • Start date September 2018, with the possibility of some key planning dates in August

 

APPLICATION INFORMATION

For more information and to apply, please download an Application Pack here and return your completed Application Form and Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form to Ruth Tebby vf@voices.org.uk by 25/07/2018.

 

Deadline for Applications: 9.00am, 25th July 2018
Interviews: First interviews will be held in Central London on the morning of 1st August.
Second interviews (if applicable) will be held in Central London on the morning of 8th August.

 

We ask all applicants to ensure they are available to attend interview on all dates above. If you are unable to attend please inform us at the point of applying.

 

We look forward to hearing from you.

 

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. However, as Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME), female and disabled people are currently under-represented, the board would particularly welcome applications from these applicants. All appointments will be made on merit.

 

 

Voices Foundation is recruiting Musicianship and/or Choral Practitioners

 

Voices Foundation is seeking to hear from individuals who have experience of leading high quality Musicianship and/or Choral delivery in early years, primary and secondary settings. We welcome applications from any geographical area, however we are particularly interested to hear from those within commutable distances of the following areas: Yorkshire and Humber, the North-West, Lincolnshire, South Wales and London.

 

Musicianship Practitioners

Delivering our Musical Foundations Programmes to early years, primary and secondary schools, Musicianship practitioners will have a strong understanding of teaching core musical skills to children and young people. Programmes focus on delivering musicianship through singing to develop well-rounded musicians and musical progression through listening and practical activities, encouraging the development of confidence, skills and understanding. We welcome knowledge of a variety of approaches including Kodaly.

 

Choral Practitioners

Delivering our Choral Excellence Programmes to primary and secondary schools, we are looking for individuals with a strong understanding of children’s voices, who can successfully develop children’s technical and choral skills and support them to reach and exceed their potential. Ideally individuals would also have experience of training teachers or individuals to lead high quality singing activity (such as choirs or singing assemblies) however this is not essential. Practitioners will be highly skilled in developing pitching and aural skills, vocal range, quality of sound produced, ensemble singing and performance skills and able to work across a wide range of repertoire.

 

Terms and Conditions

Contract:
Freelance – successful applicants will be responsible for  their own tax and national insurance

Payment:

Negotiable upon experience

Project Timings:

Projects will begin next academic year however there is no guarantee you will be offered immediate work

Project Locations:

Nationwide, although we are keen to hear from those within commutable distance of: Yorkshire and Humber, the North-West, Lincolnshire, South Wales and London.

 

Please note successful applicants will be required to complete a valid Enhanced DBS check if they do not already possess one dated within the last 2 years.

 

APPLICATION INFORMATION

For more information, please download the Information Pack here. To apply, please return a current CV and no more than 1-side of A4 outlining your experience and suitability for either role, to vf@voices.org.uk by 9am, Friday 3 August. Please indicate which role you are applying for (either Choral and/or Musicianship practitioner) in your application. We would also welcome any visual/audio clips which showcase your work either directly with children or teachers in a training capacity (ideally in a workshop/lesson environment as oppose to a concert).

 

We look forward to hearing from you.