Underpinning Hubs for the Future: Partnership Innovation Fund

Recruitment and Post Specification for Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (ED&I) Project Lead Consultant



Music Education Hubs East Midlands (MEHEM www.mehem.org) is a consortium of the seven Music Education Hubs representing the cities and counties of the East Midlands:

  • Derby and Derbyshire
  • Leicester and Leicestershire
  • Lincolnshire
  • Northamptonshire
  • Nottingham City
  • Nottinghamshire
  • Rutland


MEHEM exits as a support mechanism for the lead partners of the East Midlands Music Education Hubs in the delivery of the National Plan for Music Education, by aspiring to assist member organisation to:

Provide high quality music education and support children and young people in the diverse East Midlands community

  • Inspire all children and young people to sing and play a musical instrument developing their talent through progressive pathways
  • Promote high achievement through diverse partnerships
  • Transform lives through music
  • Provide opportunities for musical excellence to flourish
  • Reach all sectors of children and young people, including hard to reach and those in challenging circumstances, inspiring and enriching their lives through music
  • Reflect the musical diversity of the East Midlands community through engagement with highly skilled and experienced partners
  • Build sustainable pathways to nurture musical talent
  • Promote innovation, creativity and achievement in music and the art


Project Overview

MEHEM has been successful in securing funding, as part of the Underpinning Hubs for the Future: Partnership Innovation Fund | Music Mark, which will contribute to stabilisation and recovery in the wake of COVID-19. Our aim is to develop a MEHEM wide Equality Diversity & Inclusion (ED&I) collaborative strategy which will take immediate action to improve ED&I in music education across the region.

Additional partners include Home | Orchestras Live  and Changing Tracks Hertfordshire - Changing Tracks



Post Specifications: MEHEM ED&I Project Lead Consultant

We seek an ED&I Project Lead Consultant, initially until March 2022, for 24 days to develop a MEHEM wide ED&I strategy which will take immediate action across the region.

Contract = 24 days at £300 = £7200

Employment Status = Self-Employed

Job Specification 


Applications Close: Wed 15th Sept

Interview: Thurs 23rd Sept

Post commences as soon as possible after Thurs 23rd September.

Candidates should send a CV, completed details form, and a covering letter outlining their suitability for the post and how they meet the key attributes to musicservice@lincolnshire.gov.uk 


Interested candidates are also invited to contact Jennifer McKie, Lincolnshire Music Service, for an initial discussion regarding the role on 01522 553238. Please note that calls may be fielded by any member of the Lincolnshire Music Service team according to demand.