Freelance Singer-Songwriting Tutor (FE)

Role Description

The Academy of Music and Sound, Glasgow are seeking to recruit a part-time Singer-songwriting
tutor for their HND programme on a freelance basis. We are looking for an enthusiastic, resourceful
and reliable individual to join our community.

We are a small, independent vocational music college and SQA Centre based in the city centre
offering Full-time Further and Higher Education courses, alongside a suite of Short Courses.
As a first study tutor on one of our Full-Time programmes you will work closely with our team to
support students in their learning, development and artistry.

Time Commitment: 5.75 per week, 27 weeks a year from September to June. Additional hours for
marking, attending student performances and training/quality assurance.

To apply please send a CV and brief covering letter to glasgow@academyofmusic.ac.uk by 5pm on
Monday 28th June 2021. Engagement will be subject to interview and successful candidates will
require a current PVG Membership.

For more information about the Academy of Music and Sound and the programmes we offer please
visit https://www.academyofmusic.ac.uk/

If you have any questions about the post, application or our centre please do not hesitate to contact
us in the interim. You can reach us via email as above, or by phone on 0141 221 4458.

 

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Plan and deliver high-quality classes in singer-songwriting within an HNC and HND
    Framework (SCQF Levels 7 and 8)
  • Support students in their development, adapting delivery style to meet the needs of
    individual learning styles
  • Assess coursework, including student performances and return marking in a timeous
    manner
  • Attend standardisation meetings with other tutors and complete Internal Verification, as
    required
  • Attend student performances (usually once a term/3 times per year)
  • Maintain a dialogue with the Course Coordinator to ensure our students learning needs
    are being met and to communicate any relevant information
  • Set a positive example to students and act with integrity at all times
  • Comply with, uphold and contribute to a healthy and robust safe-guarding culture
  • Commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion; contributing to an environment for
    everyone

 

Skills and Experience

Essential
  • Experience of writing and performing songs to a professional standard
  • Experience of tutoring and/or leading workshops in the subject area (other educational
    experience may be considered)
  • A strong work ethic with a student-centred approach to learning
  • A current PVG Scheme Membership
Desirable
  • Experience or familiarity with Further Education learning culture, quality assurance or other
    relevant process
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Grade 4/intermediate equivalent Keyboard Skills
  • Grade 5 Music Theory (or equivalent)

To apply for this job email your details to glasgow@academyofmusic.ac.uk

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