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Opera North is England's national opera company in the north and a leading European arts organisation. Acclaimed for its imaginative programming and innovative productions on the main stage, Opera North also programmes its own venue, the Howard Assembly Room, with an enormous diversity of activity.

Opera North is committed to the Arts Council England’s Creative Case for Diversity in all aspects of our recruitment and employment practices. We actively welcome applications from people from all backgrounds, including BAME communities who are currently underrepresented in the workforce.

CURRENT VACANCIES

Section Principal Timpani

Knowledge of the operatic repertoire would be an advantage.

Salary: £39,540.40 per annum
Type of contract: Permanent, full time
Deadline for applications: 10am, Friday 22 June 2018
Auditions: Will be held in Leeds in July 2018. Further details about audition dates and requirements will be confirmed at the shortlisting stage.

Application documents:
Application FormEDI Monitoring Form
Application Guidance Notes | EDI Policy

Please submit your application to helen.stephens@operanorth.co.uk, and also use this address or contact Helen on 0113 243 9999 if you have any queries about the recruitment process or access needs with making an application.


Teaching Artist — Violin

Opportunities have arisen within the team for experienced, well-motivated music educators to fill the part-time role of Teaching Artist - Violin, working primarily on Opera North’s award-winning education programme, In Harmony Opera North from August 2018.

In Harmony Opera North is a Community Residency impacting on over 1100 children in full-time education and the wider community that surrounds their schools. It seeks to deliver an inclusive programme of high quality instrumental and vocal music education and performance opportunities in order that young people from all backgrounds are able to engage with the arts and, through doing so, deliver wider benefits such as increased confidence, aspiration, engagement with formal learning and an increase in parental engagement.

Solid classical music training and a demonstrably high level of musical skill and literacy are all required, supported by satisfactory DBS clearance and the ability to work across locations.

Salary: £26,000 per annum pro rata - Violin.
Deadline for applications: 10.00am, Monday 25 June 2018
Interviews: To be held in Leeds, week commencing Monday 16 July 2018
Job description: Teaching Artist — Violin

Application documents:
Application Form | EDI Monitoring Form
Application Guidance Notes | EDI Policy

Please submit your application to appointments@operanorth.co.uk, and also use this address if you have any queries about the recruitment process or access needs with making an application


Sub Principal Cello (No.3)

Knowledge of the operatic repertoire would be an advantage.

Salary: £30,638.72 per annum
Type of contract: Permanent, full time
Deadline for applications: 10am, Friday 29 June 2018
Auditions: Will be held in Leeds in July/August 2018. Further details about audition dates and requirements will be confirmed at the shortlisting stage.

Application documents:
Application FormEDI Monitoring Form
Application Guidance Notes | EDI Policy

Please submit your application to helen.stephens@operanorth.co.uk, and also use this address or contact Helen on 0113 243 9999 if you have any queries about the recruitment process or access needs with making an application.


       

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.