We are committed to providing the best possible services for everyone and we recognise that to do this we need our most important asset – our employees.

Recruiting, retaining and developing the right people with the right skills at the right time is essential for us to help improve the quality of life of Salford residents. We can offer a fantastic opportunity to progress your career by joining a team of over 500 employees located across Salford in this successful and dynamic business.

Committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment For posts involving work with, or having access to information about, vulnerable people you are required to have an Enhanced DBS therefore you should not apply to work with these groups if you know that you are barred from working with children or vulnerable adults.

Please be aware that some posts are subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and that you will be required to meet the cost of the DBS check – currently £44.00. The payment for this will be deducted from your first two months’ salary payments at a rate of £22.00 per month. If you do not commence employment for any reason but the DBS has been processed, you will be sent an invoice for the payment of £44.00.

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Vacancy MAPAS Tutor
Salary / Grade £22.25 – £35.75 per hour (depending on role), rising to £27.50-£44.50 per hour after probation
Budget Self-employed
Working Hours Variable
Location Various locations across the city
Interview Date TBC

Music And Performing Arts Salford (MAPAS) is part of Salford Community Leisure who are committed to enhancing the lives of people across Salford.

Successful applicants will be professional, respectful, knowledgeable, passionate and solutions driven. They will be creative, have good organisational skills, and an interest in their continuing professional development.

We are looking for tutors across all instruments including Piano, Brass, Strings, Woodwind, Guitar & Ukulele, Percussion, Vocal, Drama, Musical Theatre and Music Curriculum.

Tutors will be expected to deliver a variety of tuition styles, depending on their discipline, which could include individual or small group tuition, large group or Whole Class Instrumental Tuition (WCIT), and ensemble leading. They will be responsible for designing and delivering their own schemes of work. The role offers flexibility in teaching methodology and lesson planning and there are support, advice and development opportunities available.

Tutors will be expected to keep up to date on safeguarding procedures within an educational setting as well as developments in educational pedagogy and inclusive practices including I.D.E.A and LGBT+ awareness.

Relevant musical and teaching experience is essential. Some evening work may be offered and the ability to travel between schools and other venues is essential.

Successful applicants will be engaged on a self-employed basis and therefore responsible for their own tax and National Insurance arrangements, hold a current DBS certificate and Public liability Insurance.

Tutors must complete a probationary period during the first six months of working with Music and Performing Arts Salford, after which, pay rates rise to the higher bracket.

Music and Performing Arts Salford is committed to safeguarding children and young people so successful applicants will be required to go through necessary checks and undergo training.

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To apply, please send a completed application form to mapas@scll.co.uk. Please email us if you have any further questions

Interview Date TBC. Please note CVs will not be accepted.

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Vacancy Strategic Lead, Salford Cultural Education Partnership
Working Hours Ad-hoc basis constituting between approx. 60-80 days
Contract Freelance position from April 2024 – March 2025
Contract value £20,000
Location Remote
Closing Date Monday 18th March 2024, 5pm
Interview Date w/c 25th March 2024
Start Date April 2024

Salford Cultural Education Partnership (SCEP) is inviting tenders for a freelance Strategic Lead based in the North-West region for the period April 2024 – March 2025.

The Strategic Lead will lead on the development of a vision and activity plan for SCEP based on consultation with young people, the cultural and education sectors, and scope significant funding to support future work in Salford. Salford Community Leisure Ltd (SCL) is the accountable body for SCEP.

We are seeking to appoint an individual/s who can work to the following scope:

  • Work with SCEP steering group and wider stakeholders, including children & young people, to develop a vision, mission and delivery model for SCEP and its role within the city.
  • Co-design an activity plan to sit under this work
  • Work with SCEP Chair and Steering Group to deliver accessible and creative consultation.
  • Identify and scope potential grant funding opportunities to support, develop and embed SCEP’s vision in the city.
  • Undertake and collate evaluation of specified projects to support potential funding applications
  • Undertake bid writing with support from SCEP Chair and membership.
    Communicating and liaising:
  • Regularly communicating with the SCEP Chair and steering group
  • Communicate with stakeholders to gather information to support future funding applications and shape project planning.
Project organisation and management:
  • Lead on the commissioning and oversee the delivery of at least 1 artist commission within a learning setting.
  • Record keeping and evaluation of projects and events delivered by the SCEP.

Please see tender document for details of the work, required outcomes and outputs, and how to apply.

Method for submission:

Please submit a tender proposal to naomi.lewis@scll.co.uk that includes the following:

  • Examples of a track record in delivering similar and relevant work
  • The methodology you would employ to best meet our needs
  • A budget
  • CVs of personnel assigned to the work and what their role would entail
  • Two references

The deadline for submissions is 5pm Monday 18th March 2024. Interviews will take place w/c 25th March 2024. For further information and to apply please email naomi.lewis@scll.co.uk.