Head of Support, National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain


National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain is the greatest orchestra of teenagers, with a unique and vital role to play in national life.

We are looking for a dynamic and inspiring Head of Support to join our talented staff team. This role works across all strands of activity and is fundamental to the organisation to continue to deliver exemplary safeguarding practice within a fast paced environment. Young people are at the heart of what we do; their development, empowerment, and well-being is intrinsically linked to the delivery of NYO’s world-class standard performances and work with other young musicians across the country.

This role is an opportunity for an individual with strong experience working with teenagers to help shape and deliver our unique methodology of rehearsal practice, peer inspiration and leadership, and community spirit. The Head of Support encourages reflection and acts as a mentor to the young people whilst ensuring they are able to make the most of their NYO experience. Leading and managing the support team, the role is also a key ambassador with participants, parents and guardians.

Deadline for applications: Monday 1 October at 12 noon

First round interviews: Monday 8 October

Second round interviews: Thursday 11 October

Further details at www.nyo.org.uk/work-with-us

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