We operate a bilingual policy. All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.

First Experience Leader

Closing date: 11/12/2022

Reference: REQ104333

37 hours / Fixed-Term

37,056 *

Within Ceredigion

*All salary values are pro-rata.

About the role

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic individual to join the Music Service as a First Experience Programme Leader.

This is a Fixed Term contract until 31/08/2023.

The post holder will be responsible for planning, delivering, coordinating and ensuring the quality of the First Experience programme. The purpose of First Experience is to ensure that all pupils get an opportunity to play musical instruments. The successful candidate will have experience of delivering music lessons.

The ability to communicate in Welsh and English is essential for this position.

For an informal discussion, contact Non Davies (Culture Corporate Manager) by email non.davies@ceredigion.gov.uk or by phone: 07977 509178.

For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

Job Description and Person Specification

Note: We reserve the right to amend the application closing date.

Safeguarding and child protection are key priorities for us. We aim to support vulnerable children and young people to ensure they are as safe as they can possibly be. We and our educational establishments acknowledge that children and young people have a right to protection and will take action to safeguard their welfare. Each member of staff and volunteer is expected to share this commitment, and we will require an Enhanced Check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), formerly CRB.

What we offer

Work-life balance

Lifestyle savings scheme

Generous employer pension scheme

Cycle to work scheme

Learning and development

Where you'll work

Schools and Culture

We offer appropriate challenge and support to our schools, to help them deliver first class education to all pupils, across the age and ability range. Our primary functions are as follows: 

  • School Improvement: Leadership; Support and Challenge, Teaching and Learning; Digital Literacy; Literacy and Numeracy; Welsh in Education
  • Additional Learning Needs: Provision for pupils with Additional Learning Needs, Inclusion; Attendance; Educational Psychology
  • Pupil Wellbeing:Counselling; Welfare; Anti-Bullying, Pupil Voice
  • Education Governance: Data ; Governor Support, Policy support
  • School Admissions
  • Culture: Music Service; Cered; Felinfach Theatre; Museum
  • Infrastructure and Resources: Planning School Places; Modernisation and Twenty First Century Schools Programme; Buildings; Grants
  • Catering: Day Centres; Primary Schools; Residential homes.
  • Childcare Unit: Childcare Sufficiency Assessment; Childcare & Play Grant; Childcare Offer; Out of School (After School Clubs and Holiday Playschemes); Day Nursery, Cylch/Playgroup & Childminder business support and staff training