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Tutors / Relief Tutors / Volunteers In Music

Saturday Music Charitable Trust (PN) based in Palmerston North provides music education for children ages 4 - 13 years (primary school). Classes operate during the school term between March and November each year.

We seek new tutors and relief tutors to join our motivated and friendly team for 2023. We require:

  1. Tutors / relief tutors (all instruments, especially drums, guitar, brass, woodwind and Music Basics).
  2. Conductors for ensembles: Manawatū Training Orchestra, and Manawatū Voices Choir also welcomed.
  3. Volunteers in music - assisting with logistics, teacher assistance, admin support. Ideal for high school students with interest in a future career in music and looking for opportunities to contribute to the community.

All applicants must have a passion and patience for teaching children, effective communication skills with students and parents, an interest in growing your teaching and management skills, and a commitment to sustaining a consistent music education programme throughout the year.

Pop (keyboard, drums, guitar) and classical (all) music styles are taught, as well as an interactive Music Basics programme for 4-6 year olds. Up to six consecutive 30 minute sessions are taught on a Saturday morning during the school term time.

Experienced musicians preferred. Applicants must be 17 years or over. Professional development provided. Appointments and tuition hours dependent on student enrolments.

Apply now using the online vacancy application form.

Operations Manager (Assistant Director)

Saturday Music Charitable Trust (PN) based in Palmerston North provides music education for children ages 4 - 13 years (primary school). While classes operate during the school term between March and November each year, there will be a requirement for managerial input and planning at other periods of the year. We are seeking a capable and passionate person to assist in the management of Saturday Music operations. Applicants will work in collaboration with the Saturday Music Director to support tutors, lesson delivery, event management and instrument management, and provide reports to the Saturday Music Charitable Trust (PN) as required. Induction and training for the role will be provided.

A full job description for the role can be accessed here.

Applicants should supply a covering letter and CV, and complete the vacancy application form.

Instrument Manager

Saturday Music Charitable Trust (PN) based in Palmerston North provides music education for children ages 4 - 13 years (primary school). While classes operate during the school term between March and November each year, there will be a requirement for periods of managerial input at other periods of the year. We are seeking a capable and passionate person to assist in the management of instrument hire to students within the Saturday Music programme. Applicants will work in collaboration with the Saturday Music Director to manage the hiring process, including documentation of instrument records, as well as assessing instruments for maintenance and repairs, communications regarding hire, and provide reports to the Saturday Music Charitable Trust (PN) as required. Induction and training for the role will be provided.

A full job description for the role can be accessed here.

Applicants should supply a covering letter and CV, and complete the vacancy application form.

Enrolments are open for 2023!
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