Emerging Early Childhood Music Practitioner opportunity in Devon and Torbay

07 June 2022

Take Art and Devon & Torbay Music Education Hubs are seeking an emerging Early Childhood Music Practitioner with an interest in working collaboratively. They will be supported and mentored by an experienced Early Childhood Music Practitioner in Devon and Torbay. This is an opportunity for a musician, an artist or educator to develop their music practice with very young children - through training, observations and support whilst spending 10 half days alongside your mentor in an EYFS setting. You should have a sufficient level of musical skill and musical competences in working playfully with very young children.

During the project we will expect the emerging Early Childhood Music Practitioner to:

  • Attend professional development and networking opportunities including a six-week evening online introduction to Early Childhood Music Course (two hours a week during Autumn term)
  • Attend the EYFS setting in Dartington C of E Primary Academy, Devon with your mentor for 10 Monday mornings between 3 Oct – 12 June (see dates on further information)
  • Attend planning and reflection meetings

Hold a current DBS and public liability insurance


SoundWaves Network SW, building on the work of The SoundWaves Network 2018-21and previous Take Art early years programmes, is delivering a three-year early childhood music education programme incorporating a strong element of training for the current and future early childhood and music workforce in Devon and Torbay. 

SoundWaves Network SW consortium is led by Take Art and consists of eight Music Education Hub partner organisations all invested in and committed to supporting and developing high-quality Early Childhood music infrastructure across the South-West. For further information and details on how to apply please click below.

Applications close midday Friday 15 July 2022

Interviews will take place on Monday 25 July 2022 For any further queries please email earlyyears@takeart.org