Opportunities Arts jobs Sistema Scotland seeks Support Worker Deadline: 3 February 2020, 10amArea: Douglas, Dundee Do you have experience in a supportive role in an education setting? Do you have experience of working with children and families? Following continued success since the launch of Big Noise Douglas, Sistema Scotland is looking for a Support Worker to join its team, to work with the after school programme: 2.45–5pm Mon-Thur (term time) and 4 hours a day Mon-Thur during school holidays. Start time can be flexible (after school finishes) during school term time. This pioneering programme drew its initial inspiration from El Sistema in Venezuela and Sistema Scotland's vision is to transform lives with music. They deliver on this vision through the creation of Big Noise programmes within communities. Since its inception in 2007, the programme has grown and developed into a multi-faceted and immersive music education and social development programme which uses the orchestra as a learning community. Big Noise Douglas runs an after school programme four days a week during term time and a holiday school four days a week during the Easter, summer and October holidays. The principal duties of a Support Worker at Big Noise Douglas is to support Big Noise musicians as they deliver the after school programme; participating in sessions, modelling engagement and attention for the children, and building strong relationships with the children to assist them in maximising their potential. Salary for this post is £10.92 per hour. Sistema welcomes applications from all nationalities, however they 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 https://www.gov.uk/check-uk-visa. If you are invited to interview, they will ask that you bring evidence showing your right to work in the UK with you (photocopies are not accepted). For further details please visit the Sistema Scotland website where you can view the full job/person specification and complete the online application form (no CVs please). The successful applicant will be subject to PVG check.