Saturday Drums Tutor, Wac Arts


Job Summary

A Drumming tutor experienced in working with younger people to lead 7, 45 minute sessions every Saturday during term time. Young people are aged 7 - 26 and are taught in ability based small groups, therefore experience with these age groups is essential. Based in Wac Arts, North London.

Job Description

We are looking for a tutor to start on Saturday 22nd April and therefore reserve the right to close to applications if the right candidate is found in time.

At Wac Arts, our programme tutors guide young people to learn new skills in Performing Arts, Creative & Digital Arts and Music Tuition whilst forming friendships, gaining confidence and exploring their creative potential. Our students attend regularly and are energetic and eager to learn.

Programme Tutors are paid £30.00 ph. These rates include statutory holiday pay entitlement and are subject to deductions for tax and national insurance as appropriate.

Please see our - website for the specifics of the role and for the forms to apply.

Candidates must possess a clear understanding of and commitment to the aims of the programme. Candidates will ideally possess and be able to demonstrate all or most of the following:

Skills and experience

  • Excellent subject knowledge in creative/ performing arts, in any of the subjects offered by Wac Arts, or in another relevant field

  • A teaching qualification or at least two years' experience in delivering sessions/ mentoring/ volunteering or other relevant teaching experience

  • Experience of managing challenging behaviour

  • Experience lesson planning and completing subject paperwork

  • experience leading sessions with the specified age groups

  • Excellent time-management

  • Excellent communication skills

Attitude and approach

  • Positive outlook

  • Commitment to growth, development and positive change

  • Able to work respectfully in a team

  • Flexibility to adjust to change and development

  • An understanding of and commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion

Job Requirements

  • Provide high-quality and inspirational training to participants

  • Ensure an inclusive experience and activity tailored to the needs of all participants

  • Provide performance and sharing opportunities

  • Demonstrate excellent timekeeping

  • DBS check

Job Responsibilities

  • Mentor and support the Programme Class Assistant to develop their skills as a young tutor and assist the m in planning and delivering portions of the sessions during Programme Assistant Teach Week

  • Provide constructive feedback in a timely fashion

  • Write and develop a curriculum, plan for each lesson/level on the timetable adhering to the Wac Arts' Quality Code and Aims of Participation

  • Plan sessions that align with Wac Arts' Quality Code and Aims of Participation

  • Complete at least three observation plans per academic year, undertaking post observation reflection

  • Apply feedback and guidance to future sessions and planning

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How to Apply

Complete the two forms on the Tutor advert:

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