Tiny Sparks: Musician in Residence
Tiny Sparks is a 10-week Early Years residency working across Leicester city in partnership with the Children, Young People and Family Centres (CYPFC). This project supports quality music provision developing skills, confidence and a culture of creativity and play, with children aged 0-4 years.
We are looking for a highly skilled musician, with skills in singing and song writing, to fill one of the residency roles which are required to develop vital language skills in each child through music. Working with over 100 pre-school children, their parents and Early Years practitioners, the musician will pass on motivational, confidence building ideas to continue music activities both at home and in these settings.
The appointed musician in residence will work in four settings each week over two days, preferably Wednesday & Thursdays.
We would like to receive applications from musicians with varying experience in Early Years work, as we may be able to offer a mentor to support the development of your practice over this period.
Please submit your CV and an expression of interest, in no more than 500 words, detailing your experience in Early Years music settings and key interests in this residency opportunity.
- Deadline for submission: Tuesday 15 January 2019
- Auditions/Interviews: Thursday 24 January 2019
- Contracted Period of Engagement Feb – July 2019
- Residency Dates: 4 March – 12 April (6 weeks) & 29 April – 24 May (4 weeks)
Project Fee: £6200 inclusive of all out of pocket expenses, to deliver the residency and CPD delivery, planning, evaluating and resource devising. This contract will be subject to an enhanced DBS with Barred List check.
Please submit your expression of interest via email to email@example.com before the submission deadline.
For more information visit: https://thesparkarts.co.uk/jobs
Closing date: 15/01/2019
Company Name: The Spark Arts for Children