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  • Closing date

    9 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    19 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£8.75 per hour plus holiday pay

Music Ambassador job summary

Music Ambassadors

Overall purpose of the job

Simon Balle Music is a vibrant community of musicians from Reception to Year 13. 30% of our school has instrumental or vocal lessons and 25% are involved in enrichment each week. We have a programme of 40+ concerts, recitals and events each year and our musical outcomes are way above local and national data. 250+ students take a music exam each year. This role sits within Team Music, providing operational and logistical support, supporting the smooth running of all our musical work.

We are looking to appoint student Music Ambassadors to support our amazing music at Simon Balle. As a team, the ambassadors will have a variety of musical skills. The key parts of the role are:

  • Working under the direction of the Music Manager and Director of Music being punctual and professional

  • Working on a rota for various shifts including 7.40 - 8.40am and after school times. There will be additional times during the year supporting concerts

  • Supervising practice in the morning, working with younger students

  • Supporting ensembles, ensuring they are set up quickly and efficiently, working in a team, supporting musicians in our primary ensembles, playing as required,

  • Helping ensure the smooth running of our operation by ensuring instruments and equipment are put away and the music centre is ready for the next event / day

  • Supporting the smooth running of concerts and events as required during the year

For more details of our amazing music, where 30% of the school learn an instrument, please visit https://www.simonballe.herts.sch.uk/music/

If you have any questions, please email Mark Taylor, Director of Music on music@simonballe.herts.sch.uk.

Simon Balle All-through School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants for this post must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including reference checks with previous employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

We are committed to a policy of openness and equality of opportunity in the employment of staff. We will not condone discrimination on the grounds of the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership. It is our central responsibility to ensure that every individual that we come into contact with is treated with dignity and respect

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Simon Balle All-Through School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 18
School size
1561 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 18

School location

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