Temporary Support Musicians - Big Noise Wester Hailes (Edinburgh) - 386409

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Sistema Scotland’s vision is to improve lives and strengthen communities. We deliver our work through the creation of Big Noise programmes within communities, and currently run six programmes in Wester Hailes in Edinburgh, Raploch and ...

Sistema Scotland’s vision is to improve lives and strengthen communities. We deliver our work through the creation of Big Noise programmes within communities, and currently run six programmes in Wester Hailes in Edinburgh, Raploch and Fallin in Stirling, Govanhill in Glasgow, Torry in Aberdeen and Douglas in Dundee. We work with children from nursery, primary school and secondary school, as well as adults. Being creative in designing and introducing new ways of learning, we use the orchestra to grow children’s confidence, respect, aspiration, drive and understanding. 

We are looking for two temporary Support Musicians to work in Big Noise Wester Hailes (Edinburgh). You will work 14 hours a week (between Tuesday and Friday) in school term time (40 weeks of the year), during the day.

These are training roles, designed for those who would like to gain hands-on experience in Big Noise principles, philosophy, and curriculum. Support Musicians have ample opportunities to observe Big Noise teaching and to support the successful running of the programme. The successful applicants will work closely with Big Noise Wester Hailes Musicians, who provide teaching and support opportunities, constructive feedback, and guidance on all elements of Big Noise. Support Musicians are also offered training opportunities on topics such as positive behaviour, lesson planning, and various methodologies including the Big Noise curriculum.

These are temporary opportunities until 27th June 2025 and are open to individuals who are living (or planning to live) within a commutable distance of Edinburgh.

We welcome applications from diverse musical and cultural backgrounds. We also welcome applications from all nationalities; however we are unable to offer visa sponsorship for this role, so before you apply for this post please ensure that you have the right to work in the UK. For more details on eligibility to work in the UK, please visit https://www.gov.uk/check-uk-visa.

For further details please visit our website http://makeabignoise.org.uk/jobs/ where you can view the full job/person specification and complete our online application form (no CVs please)

Closing date for applications is Friday 12th July 2024 at 10am

Interviews will take place in Wester Hailes, Edinburgh in week beginning 22nd July 2024 (exact date to be confirmed).

If you would like an informal chat, please contact Stewart Wilson, Head of Centre, on 07918 280426.  For any additional information please e-mail recruitment@sistemascotland.org.uk or telephone 01786 236914. 

All successful applicants will be subject to PVG check. 

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