National Youth Orchestras of Scotland
National Youth Orchestras of Scotland

Charity registered in Scotland SC015482

The National Youth Orchestras of Scotland is unique in providing a complete orchestral experience for its students aged between 8 and 25, through its comprehensive pathway of orchestras, jazz bands, training ensembles and an ever expanding outreach programme.

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Finance Officer

  • Part time
  • £25,000 – £30,000 pro-rata
  • Based in Glasgow head office, with possible partial home-working facility following discussion
  • Closing 25th February 2022

National Youth Orchestras of Scotland

NYOS provides world-class classical and jazz tuition to young people aged between 8 and 25 through a comprehensive pathway of orchestras, jazz bands, training ensembles, and an expansive outreach programme. We work with around 600 of Scotland’s most promising young musicians each year.

Role Overview

Reporting to the Head of Finance, the Finance Officer will provide transactional and operational support to the day-to-day financial accounting for the finance function. The Finance Officer supports the organisation’s financial management, budgeting, payroll, and reporting, and liaises across all areas of the organisation.

Key Terms and Conditions

• Salary range: £25-£30K (pro rata)

• Part-time, 21 hours per week, permanent role

• Normal working hours: 0900 to 1700 Monday to Friday with a 1-hour lunch break

• Evening and weekend work as required for which overtime is not paid, but for which a TOIL policy is in operation

• Based in Glasgow head office, with possible partial home-working facility following discussion

• Holiday allowance of 22 days annual leave (pro rata), 12 public holidays (pro rata)

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Top job! Head of Finance

  • Part time
  • £40,000 – £45,000 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 4th March 2022

National Youth Orchestras of Scotland

NYOS provides world-class classical and jazz tuition to young people aged between 8 and 25 through a comprehensive pathway of orchestras, jazz bands, training ensembles, and an expansive outreach programme. We work with around 600 of Scotland’s most promising young musicians each year.

Role Overview

Reporting to the Chief Executive, the Head of Finance will play a key role within our organisation, helping to develop and implement a new organisational strategy and ensuring that our strategic objectives and operational delivery models are founded on robust financial planning and sound financial controls. As a member of the Senior Management Team the Head of Finance will oversee the organisation’s financial management and liaise across all areas of the organisation including with the Board, staff, and external stakeholders.

KEY Terms and Conditions

• Salary range: £40K-£45K (pro rata)

• Part-time, 21 hours per week, permanent role

• Normal working hours: 0900 to 1700 Monday to Friday with a 1-hour lunch break

• Evening and weekend work as required for which overtime is not paid, but for which a TOIL policy is in operation

• Based in Glasgow head office, with possible partial home-working facility following discussion

• Holiday allowance of 22 days annual leave (pro rata), 12 public holidays (pro rata)

Reporting to: Chief Executive

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Ensembles Co-ordinator

  • Full time or Part time
  • £20,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 4th March 2022

NYOS provides world-class classical and jazz tuition to young people aged between 8 and 25 through a comprehensive pathway of orchestras, jazz bands, training ensembles, and an expansive outreach programme. We work with around 600 of Scotland’s most promising young musicians each year.

For more information, please visit nyos.co.uk

ROLE OVERVIEW

Reporting to the Head of Ensembles, the Ensembles Co-ordinator will support the Ensembles Team of three with the planning and assisting of operations of NYOS ensembles and outreach activity, including residential courses, concerts, and a variety of other projects.

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Top job! Director of Engagement

  • Full time
  • £40,000 – £45,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 16th September 2022

The National Youth Orchestras of Scotland (NYOS) is seeking to appoint a Director of Engagement. This is a new role designed to help embed inclusive practice at the heart of our work and to broaden and diversify our membership and programme, creating positive, sustainable, inclusive opportunities for a wide range of young musicians to play their part in the NYOS community and to thrive through group music-making. The Director of Engagement will be key to supporting NYOS through a period of development and will contribute to the development and implementation of a new five-year strategic plan.

You will be a confident, forward-thinking leader with experience of producing and evaluating creative programmes. You will be passionate about creating spaces for young people to thrive, comfortable with reflective practice, and keen to learn as we develop new ways of working. As a team player you will have a track record of collaborative partnership working and enthusiasm for and commitment to youth music of all cultures.

NYOS is committed to finding the very best candidate for this role and to growing the diversity of the organisation. We particularly encourage applications from people with disabilities, LGBTQI+, Black, Asian and other global majority backgrounds, care leavers, and those residing in an area of social and economic deprivation as measured by postcode on the Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivations (SIMD)

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Administration Officer

  • Part time
  • £19,900 – £21,000 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 2nd December 2022

This new role comes at an exciting time for NYOS as, under the guidance of a new Chief Executive, we are undertaking a full strategic review to plan how NYOS will continue to provide world-class musical training for young people in Scotland.

NYOS is overseen by a non-executive Board of Directors and the management team currently consists of five full-time and four part-time members of staff. Please see link to our organisational chart below for details. Each year we also work with numerous freelance conductors, soloists, workshop leaders, professional tutors, and pastoral support workers to deliver our programmes.

Role Overview

The Administration Officer is a new role designed to enable NYOS to operate efficiently. The post-holder will report directly to the Administration Manager and will work closely with them to provide administrative support across NYOS departments.

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