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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

Education Teaching Artists (French Horn and Cello)

Opportunities have arisen within the team for experienced, well-motivated music educators to fill part-time roles as Teaching Artists, 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. The roles are available for two days a week in the following areas:

Teaching Artist – French Horn
Teaching Artist – Cello

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: £27,926 per annum pro rata (French Horn) | £26,000 per annum pro rata (Cello)
Deadline for applications: 10.00am, Monday 18 June
Interviews: w/c Monday 16 July 

Teaching Artist (French Horn) Job Description
Teaching Artist (Cello) Job Description

Application documents:
Application FormEDI 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.


Higher Education Co-ordinator

Opera North is looking for an experienced and well-motivated individual to fill the role of Higher Education Coordinator. The successful candidate will have knowledge of the HE environment and have proven experience of project coordination, social media, data management and report writing.

You will have excellent organisational, administrative and communication skills, with attention to detail and the ability to prioritise under pressure.

Salary: c. £18,500 per annum
Deadline for applications: 10.00am, Monday 18 June 2018
Interviews: Tuesday 10 July 2018

Higher Education Co-ordinator Job Description

Application documents:
Application FormEDI 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.

 


       

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