Wanted Executive Director for Gloucestershire Academy of Music


GAM is guided by the vision that all children and young people in Gloucestershire will have access to high quality music education and associated arts activities, and that our teaching systems will have impacted positively on the music sector UK-wide.

Our mission is to improve access to, and pathways through, classical western and world music education.

We are seeking an EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (initial Fixed Term contract to August 2018).  He/she will develop, deliver and oversee implementation of the business plan working closely with The Director of Music.


Post: Fixed term contract to 31 August 2018 (potential for extension to contract, subject to funding) Weekly hours: 22.5 hours (fte 0.6) Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 pro rata (subject to experience) Location: Gloucester PERSON 


We are seeking a strategic, confident senior manager with organisational and team development experience. The candidate will have experience in successful business planning, income generation (raised and earned income) and budget management. 

As an excellent communicator with proven negotiation skills, you will be driven by a belief in the power of music and/or the arts and a commitment to equal opportunities. The post-holder must be happy to work flexibly as part of a small core team. 


To apply for this role, please complete GAM’s application form, which is downloadable from our website: http://www.gamweb.co.uk/pages/downloads.asp.

Completed application forms and Equal Opportunities monitoring forms must be returned to ExecDirector@gamusic.co.uk.

Deadline for applications:

5pm on Monday 29 May 2017

Interviews will take place on: Tuesday 6 or Wednesday 7 June (please indicate in your application pack if you require an alternative date)


Please contact Cath Wilkins, Interim Executive Director, if you need support with your application, or to submit your application in an alternative format.  Email: ExecDirector@gamusic.co.uk


Gloucestershire Academy of Music is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.