Education and Children's Services
Youth Music Initiative tutors
City of Edinburgh - Primary Schools
Salary: £26,919 - £32,123 (pro-rata for part time and sessional)
Hours: 15 hours per week, Monday to Friday 9am – 12pm, 39 weeks sessional
8 Permanent Posts
3 Fixed Term Posts until 28/06/2023
Working pattern: 5 mornings per week, 9am -12pm
Youth Music Initiative creates access to high-quality music making
opportunities for young people across City of Edinburgh Council primary
schools and special schools. Fully funded by Creative Scotland, Edinburgh's
Youth Music Initiative programme helps develop Creative Learning providing
support to schools and establishments across the city.
This is an exciting opportunity for 11 tutors to deliver Youth Music
Initiative's creative musical provisions to learners of all ages in Primary
Successful applicants should have a sound understanding of group music
teaching and knowledge of the current curriculum, delivering vocal and ukulele
tuition to pupils with a commitment to inclusion. Successful candidates will
demonstrate initiative, ability to work independently and as part of a team
and be dedicated to their own personal development.
Successful candidates will work in schools four mornings per week, with a
further morning working from home for planning and preparation. In school you
will teach full classes of children across a range of year groups, supported
by the class teacher. You will work in a selection of schools across the city
and may be responsible for moving instruments between schools where required.
Please note, these posts are term time only.
This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or
Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act
2007. Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo
a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made by
the City of Edinburgh Council.
We're committed to creating a workplace culture where all our people feel
valued, included and able to be their best at work, and we recognise the
benefits that a diverse workforce with different values, beliefs, experience,
and backgrounds brings to us as an organisation.
Our salary range typically reflects the initial starting salary and annually
increases until it reaches the top of the range. For roles in grade 5 or
above, annual increments in our contribution zones are dependent on achieving
agreed performance goals.
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