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Head of Music, Spirit Young Performers Company

 Head of Music, Spirit Young Performers Company
Summary:Composing and arranging as part of wider role
Deadline: 09 January 2018
Date Posted: 23 November 2017
Details: Location: London
Type: Part time
Salary: Paid (30k-40k pro rata)


SPIRIT YOUNG PERFORMERS COMPANY is a performing arts programme for ages 8-19. Home to the UK's exceptional young performers; many of our students work professionally and our Performance Troupes attract international acclaim.

We're recruiting a HEAD OF MUSIC for Spirit YPC.

This is a PART-TIME role for 2.5 days p/week work, including Saturdays and Sundays.

The Head of Music role will entail the following:

- Working as vocal coach for singing groups. Ensuring that the student's voices are monitored and trained to a professional level.

- Working as Musical Director for our performance troupes. We pride ourselves on producing performances to the highest possible standards, with a constant stream of productions being released to our YouTube channel and high-profile live events.

- Working as Arranger/Composer for productions. We are always looking to produce new creative works, including medleys, remixes and original compositions. Our productions attract millions of online viewers, and the Head of Music would need to have the skills to continue producing works of great creativity.

- Demonstrating basic vocal recording/mixing capabilities.


The ideal candidate will demonstrate the following qualities:

- Have a track record of working as a Vocal Coach, MD and Arranger, with excellent results.

- Be professional and committed. We're looking for someone who is invested in the work we do and the progression of our performers.

- Have a good rapport with young performers. The right candidate will treat our young performers with respect and friendship, whilst also keeping expectations high and enforcing discipline if necessary.

- The ability to balance classes so that they are both fun and stimulating, as well as results-driven and professional level.

- Highly creative.


Working with Spirit YPC:

- By working as a creative at SYPC, your work will be constantly produced to a high standard, as well as heavily promoted. Our online performances attract MILLIONS of views every month; attracting the acclaim of industry professionals across the world.


Part Time Role
2.5 days per week (including weekends)
15,600 p/year, equivalent to 31k pro rata
Start date negotiable.