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Music Leader - Online Mentor

Job description

Dorset Music Hub is looking for expressions of interest for the role of freelance music leader with the appropriate skills and experience to work with young people in a music making engagement project. We are looking to recruit a small team to work remotely, initially, with young people as part of DMH’s Inclusive Dorset project. 

We are planning to offer 20 weeks of 1:1 weekly online music making sessions from May to December 2021 to YP facing different challenging circumstances. Some may find it difficult to engage with mainstream schools and may have had limited experience of music education.

You should be able to support young people on their musical, personal, and social development. This may include sharing your own experiences of learning and making music (either formally, or informally) but there are no restrictions on the styles, genres and approaches this may include. Training and support will be given.

Please see the attached job overview and email a CV and covering letter to dorsetmusicservice@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk  to  exprerss your interest. Please use this address if you have any queries about the role.

Purpose of the job:

To develop and deliver engaging youth-led music-making online sessions

To participate in CPD sessions and training events on a range inclusive music practices and interventions.

To develop and deliver inclusive approaches to making and learning music for young people, particularly those currently underrepresented in existing music hub provision.

To support participants to improve their musical skills, develop new personal skills, and inspire them to continue making music in the future.

To be part of the evaluation process by keeping your own practice journal, a record of debriefing sessions and gathering young people’s feedback at the start and the end of the project.

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