Drake Music Scotland

Drake Music Scotland, are Scotland’s leading organisation providing music education opportunities to disabled musicians. Alternative notation system, Figurenotes is core in their education work.

Drake Music Scotland are the nation’s leading organisation providing music education opportunities to disabled musicians of all ages. A key part of the Drake Music Scotland programme is working with Figurenotes notation.

Figurenotes notation was invented in Finland and is an intuitive form of notation that uses colour and shape to show pitch and rhythm. It is perfect for all beginners, and is also particularly useful for people with dyslexia, autism spectrum disorder and many other additional support needs. Figurenotes notation progresses to standard notation through three simple stages.

Figurenotes is used and distributed Globally, and the Figurenotes Officer is responsible for all aspects of the Figurenotes project including creation of resources, marketing and promotion, organising events and training, and being the main point of contact for enquiries relating to Figurenotes.

More information on Figurenotes notation and its application can be found at https://www.figurenotes.org

This post is a Maternity cover for 9 months with potential to extend to 12 months. Hours are 25.5 hours a week, and flexible. Salary is £18,000 pro rata.

Full details and more information about the post can be found at https://drakemusicscotland.org/get-involved/vacancies/

To apply please send a Cover letter (no more than 2 sides of A4) and a CV along with your completed Equal Opportunities form to info@drakemusicscotland.org for the attention of Emma Lines, Senior Programme Manager. Closing date is Monday 26th November at 5pm. Interviews will be held week beginning 3rd December 2018.

Location: Edinburgh City

For further information, please contact info@drakemusicscotland.org (Emma Lines Senior Programme Manager), or call 0131 659 4766, or visit https://drakemusicscotland.org/get-involved/vacancies/

The deadline is Monday 26 November 2018 at 17:00.