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Learning Co-ordinator

Salary £8,000 gross annual salary (2 days per week), pro rata of £20,000
Based at CBSO Centre, Birmingham

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Birmingham Contemporary Music Group is one of Europe’s leading contemporary arts companies whose critically-acclaimed work includes concerts, tours, new music commissions and Learning and Participation programmes.

We seek a hard-working, highly motivated individual, to project manage our out of school programme for young people and higher education activity.

The Learning Co-ordinator is a key role in the Learning Team of four. The Team consists of the Director of Learning (3 days), Learning Coordinator (schools) (2 days) and a Learning Trainee (2.5 days). The Team is responsible for developing and delivering a year round innovative programme of activity in schools, Higher Education, at our home the CBSO Centre and in other community venues. Most activity takes place in Birmingham and the wider West Midlands area.

The role’s main purpose is the day to day management of BCMG’s Learning and Participation Programme, in particular, our out-of-school programme and higher education activity. This involves liaising with and coordinating BCMG musicians, workshop leaders, composers and other external partners to ensure the smooth running of projects.

The Learning and Participation Programme is integral to BCMG’s mission and its core aim is support young people as composers, performers and active listeners of new music and those who work with them. The programme is known for its innovation, quality and for building long term relationships with other organisations and with young people. We are part of the Birmingham Music Education Partnership, our local Music Education Hub.

This is a part-time (2 days a week) post. Fixed term for 12 months with a view to extending.

Application deadline: Monday 2 July, 2018 at 9am
Interview date: Wednesday 18 July, 2018 at CBSO Centre

For an informal discussion please contact Nancy Evans,
Director of Learning and Participation, on 0121 643 0662 or at

BCMG values diversity and is committed to the principles and practice of equal opportunities. The Group is pledged, in the provision of its services and as an employer, to give equal opportunity to all.