Vacancies with Kent Music

Choirs Manager
Closing date: 19 January 2015

Kent Music are looking to recruit a part-time Choirs Manager to manage arrangements for the day to day operation of Kent Music’s portfolio of County Youth Choirs. The role requires an average of 15 hours per week, plus an allocation of up to 30 course and concert attendance days per year. There is also an option for an additional 2 days a week of project development work.

The Choirs Manager will have responsibility for all aspects of Choir management including recruitment of members; promoting the work of the choirs; managing budgets; contracting of artistic and support staff; management of residential courses and concerts; and general management of the day-to-day operations of the choirs. The post holder will work closely with the Head of Programmes and other members of the Programmes Team to develop the choirs in line with the objectives of Kent Music.

You will have a good degree in music or a related field, strong planning and management skills, a good knowledge of current best practice on a national level in choirs and the ability to translate this to the running of youth choirs. You will be a team player, in possession of a clean driving license, and be willing to work flexible hours including during holiday time residential courses.

Candidates should have experience as a choral or solo singer; experience of course planning and delivery; financial acumen; proficiency in Microsoft Office; the ability to communicate with and manage children and young people; and an understanding of the importance of music education for children.

For further details and to apply for the position download the job description, advert and an application form below or email Penny Miller at for an application pack. Application is by completion of an application form. CVs will not be accepted.

Applications must be received by Monday 19 January at 12.00 noon; interviews will be held on Wednesday 28 January in Maidstone, Kent.

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Choirs Manager Application Form

County Choirs Manager Job Description


Vacancies for MusicPlus teachers

Closing date: 31 January 2015

Soundhub, the music education hub for Kent, is seeking to recruit a team of instrumental teachers to teach on its whole class instrumental teaching programme at Key Stage 2, MusicPlus.

MusicPlus is a 30 week programme with in-built professional development and is a wonderful vehicle for introducing children in year 4 to the joys of music making!

Soundhub are looking for teachers with experience of teaching whole classes on orchestral instruments, guitar and ukulele (not percussion).We are currently looking specifically to recruit for Sevenoaks, Tonbridge and Malling and Dover districts.

If you live in or near these districts then we would love to hear from you….TODAY!

Teachers will teach within the Soundhub MusicPlus framework, attend at least one day of professional development per year and participate in the Soundhub quality assurance programme. This is a peer to peer initiative designed to support the development of MusicPlus teachers.

MusicPlus provides an excellent platform from which to build additional teaching. Soundhub is always developing other activities in schools and communities including small group tuition, out-of-school ensembles and other musical groups and would expect that teachers joining the MusicPlus programme are able to use it as a starting point for building up a diverse portfolio of activity.

If you would like to apply now to be considered for teaching please click below to complete an application form.

We look forward to hearing from you.

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