Vacancy - Lead Vocal Tutor

Role Title - Lead Vocal Tutor

Hours of work - 4 hours per week. 2 hours of delivery on Tuesdays (6:30pm-8:30pm) with flexibility to include occasional weekends, and 2 hours preparation time.

Responsible to - Dads Rock Academy Manager
Responsible for - Planning and implementing small groups lessons
Salary - £10.50 per hour, paid monthly over 12 months
Contract Basis - July 2019 to July 2020
Location  - Edinburgh College Music Box

We are looking for a self-employed vocal tutor. You will plan and implement group lessons and teach with

patience and creativity. The role requires regular liaison and cooperation with the rest of the lead tutors in

achievement of learning outcomes and target dates. The ideal candidate will be confident and have a

passion for music and teaching. There is an expectation for tutors to work 184 over the 12 month contract.

This is 74 hours of delivery time, 74 hours of preparation time during our term. Then 16-22 hours of delivery

during the summer, and 14 hours of preparation time during the summer for new term planning.  


Duties and responsibilities

  • Liaise and negotiate lesson content with other instrument leaders.

  • Planning individual lessons and overall schemes of work for pupils.

  • Teach basic fundamentals of music and teach pupils to play music and refine technique.  Acquiring appropriate teaching materials/resources.

  • Work with a wide range of participants to identify their needs and then adapting projects to meet these needs.

  • Responsible for direction of voluntary tutors with regards to operational duties within instrument groups

Qualifications and Experience

The ideal candidate will hold a music qualifications of HND level or above. It is desirable that the applicant will have at least one year’s previous experience providing music and instrumental tuition.  As our students are aged 7 years and over applicants will be required to adhere to child protection legislation and are expected to join the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme.

Desirable Attributes 

The ideal candidate will be familiar with singing as part of a band and be confident leading a group of students in a rock band setting.

Ability to play an instrument is also desirable.

Application process

Send your CV and covering letter to:

The closing date for applications is the 14th of June, interviews will be held the week commencing the 17th June.