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Job Vacancies: Chetham’s School of Music, Manchester - Head of Learning Resources

Maternity Cover  - Term time + 4 weeks
Salary £22,720 (FTE 26,372)  Scale point 26
Hours: Monday – Friday  8.30 – 4.30pm
(1 hour unpaid meal break)
Start Date 4th June 2017
(subject to recruitment checks and any changes to Maternity start date)

Chetham’s School of Music, established in 1969, is an independent co-educational boarding school based in Manchester city centre. It is the largest specialist independent music school in the UK with around 300 students aged 8-18 who are musically gifted.   The School teaches all core curriculum subjects, with music given a high priority in the curriculum.

The School Library reflects the musical bias of the School, having fiction and non-fiction books, magazines covering all academic subjects taught in School as well as a very large music collection including books, sheet music, orchestral sets, wind, brass and jazz ensemble music, string ensemble and baroque music, choral scores, miniature scores, CDs, DVDs and vinyl records and audio-visual equipment.       

You should have a postgraduate library qualification recognised by CILIP, a music degree and experience within a school, music conservatoire or other music library.  You should have excellent organisational, computing and interpersonal skills and preferably staff management experience.

For an application pack and job description please vsit the website:
Application deadline: 9am, Monday 10 April 2017

Interviews: w/c 17th April 2017

Chetham’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children; applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. Reg. Charity No: 526702

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