Youth Music Initiative Tutor (Primary) - EDN20793

The Robert Gordon University

United Kingdom

August 3, 2022


Job Description

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

We have: 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 Schools.

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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About the employer

Generally called RGU, Robert Gordon University is an open university. It was originated from an educational institution founded in the 18th century by Robert Gordon. The educational establishment received its university status in 1992. It is one of two institutions...