Training opportunities

We provide professional development opportunities for all emerging and existing music leaders/teachers/practitioners. Some events are open access, some are available to those in the MUSINC music leader network. To become a member of our music leader network please contact musinc@middlesbrough.gov.uk – it is free to join. Details of upcoming CPD opportunities below….

Musinc Practitioner Support Internship 2020

Musinc is offering the opportunity to enable a musician to develop their skills and broaden their experience and understanding of musical inclusion a by engaging them in an opportunity to work towards a MUSINC practitioner support work brief.

This opportunity is open to music leaders or potential music leaders aged 16+, at any stage in their career but have a genuine commitment to working with young people in challenging circumstances and who live and/or work in the Teesside area.

You will be working alongside the Musinc team based in the Old Box Office at Middlesbrough Town Hall, TS1 2QJ and you will develop your own individual programme of work which could include:

  • Visiting MUSINC projects
  • Shadowing music leaders
  • Work towards events (e.g. Young Peoples Gathering)
  • Shadowing the MUSINC team and assisting with aspects of project management and admin
  • 1:1 with line managers to look at progress
  • Work alongside MUSINC partners e.g. Safe in Tees Valley and Youth Focus to develop and deliver the MUSINC Legends strand of work.

This opportunity is offered on the basis of up to 24 days, paid at a rate of £67.50 per day (£9 per hour), over a three month period.  This would usually be 2 days per week split between working in the office and out shadowing music leaders, but can be worked flexibly to take into account other work or personal commitments.   A travel allowance of up to £60 is also available to cover visits to projects etc.

Contract time:   April to June 2020

Candidates must have, or be willing to obtain:

Public Liability Insurance

DBS clearance (no more than 3 years old)

And must be self-employed or willing to register as self-employed with HMRC

MUSINC can advise, and can put successful candidates through a Middlesbrough Council DBS check if needed.

To apply please request an ‘Expression of interest form’ from musinc@middlesbrough.gov.uk and return by 21st February 2020 and if you have any questions, or would just like an informal conversation, get in touch either by e mail or phone musinc@middlesbrough.gov.uk, Tel:  01642 728379.

Please regularly check back to this page as it is constantly updated with new opportunities.