£29,518 – £32,798 per annum (pro rata) 

Are you passionate about music and teaching?

Do you love to inspire and support children and their families?

Do you have extensive experience of group teaching and ensemble playing?

Sistema Scotland’s vision is to improve lives and strengthen communities. We deliver our work through the creation of Big Noise programmes within communities, and currently run four programmes in Raploch in Stirling, Govanhill in Glasgow, Torry in Aberdeen and Douglas in Dundee.

This is a unique opportunity to join our organisation as part of the dynamic team in Big Noise Douglas delivering a visionary, socially driven children’s orchestra centre.  You will work with children from pre-school, primary school, secondary school, and adults.  Being creative in designing and introducing new ways of learning you will use music as a tool to grow children’s confidence, respect, aspiration, drive and understanding.  As part of the team you will develop innovative ways to engage children and families including home visits and community performances.  You will also work collaboratively with partners to design and develop innovative ways to engage the deaf children who attend Claypotts Castle Primary.

Educated to degree level or equivalent, you must have experience of working with large and varied groups of children along with a track record of success in giving music instruction to children on your specialist instrument.

This is a permanent post, working 3 days a week (days of work to be confirmed).

For further details please visit our website where you can view the full job/person specification and complete our online application form (no CVs please).  

We welcome applications from diverse musical and cultural backgrounds.  We also accept applications from all nationalities. However we are unfortunately unable to offer visa sponsorship for this role, so before you apply for this post please ensure that you have the right to work in the UK.  For more details on eligibility to work in the UK, please visit

If you are invited to interview, we will ask that you provide evidence showing your right to work in the UK.

For any additional information please e-mail or telephone 07436 224565.

Closing date for all applications is Monday 30th November 2020 at 10.00 am

The selection process will be held virtually using Zoom in the week beginning 14th December 2020

All successful applicants will be subject to PVG check.

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