Recruitment: Education Coordinator

Deadline for Applications: Noon Friday 26th January
Produced by: 
Sound and Music

Contract & hours: Part-time post 2.5 days (18.5 hours) per week

Salary: £20,400-£24,500 pro rata, depending on experience

Deadline: Noon, Friday 26th January 2018

General Information

Reporting to the Creative Project Leader for Education, this is a newly created, exciting and important post within Sound and Music’s core team, supporting the successful delivery of the Education Programme and commencing in April 2018.

The post holder will work with the Creative Project Leader in the delivery of the Education Programme including; the Summer School for young composers, a unique week-long residential course for 14-18 year-olds; Listen Imagine Compose, a programme that explores how composing is taught and learned in secondary schools including resources, symposia and teacher Continuing Professional Development; Go Compose, a programme that develops opportunities for children and young people to explore composing and creating music; Minute of Listening a digital resource for primary schools that enables classes of pupils to listen to a minute of music and sound every day; and New Music Stage, a collaboration with Music for Youth that showcases performances of music created by young people. The position encompasses support in all aspects of the delivery including administration, event management and communications.

The Education Coordinator will be encouraged to develop their knowledge and understanding of the music education sector, cultivate new contacts, and will be required to represent Sound and Music at some events.

This role involves working closely with other members of the Sound and Music team, in particular the Administrator, the Communications and Development Coordinator and the Marketing and Insight Executive.

About Sound and Music

Sound and Music is the national charity for new music.

The creative programme for Sound and Music makes a unique and distinctive contribution to the arts in the UK.

Our vision is to create a world where new music and sound prospers, transforming lives, challenging expectations and celebrating the work of its creators. 

Our work includes composer and artist development, partnerships with a range of organisations, audience development, touring, information and advice, network building, and education. We champion new music and the work of British composers and artists, and seek to ensure that they are at the heart of cultural life and enjoyed by many.


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You should return this application form and a covering letter, along with the equal opportunities form, to Wendy Attewell (HR Consultant Sound and Music) via email:  

Applications must be received by Noon, Friday 26th January 2018


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