Lecturer - Saturday Music Club

Discipline: Teaching Staff
Salary: £29.13 per hour
Contact email: Recruit@bradfordcollege.ac.uk
Job ref: 017543
Published: 3 months ago
Deadline for Application: 19 May 2024 23:59

We are currently recruiting for an enthusiastic individual to join our Bradford School of Art as a Lecturer for our Saturday Music Club.


This is a great opportunity for an experienced and passionate Music Tutor/Lecturer to run a weekly Saturday club for 13–16-year-olds. You will be responsible for creating a dynamic and engaging learning environment where students can develop their musical skills and explore their creativity. This is an excellent opportunity for a talented musician who enjoys working with young people and has a strong desire to inspire and educate the next generation of musicians.


This position is to lead a 2 hour music club every Saturday morning.


Responsibilities include:

*         Develop and implement a comprehensive curriculum that covers various aspects of music theory, music appreciation, and practical skills, tailored to the needs and abilities of 13–16-year-olds.

*         Plan and deliver engaging and interactive lessons that foster a love of music and encourage students to explore their musical potential.

*         Provide individual and group music lessons, ensuring that each student receives personalised attention and guidance.

*         Teach students how to play various musical instruments, such as guitar, piano, drums, or any other instrument based on your expertise.

*         Instruct students in proper techniques, musical interpretation, and performance skills.

*         Organise and facilitate regular rehearsals, preparing students for performances, recitals and competitions.

*         Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment, promoting teamwork, collaboration, and respect among students.

*         Monitor and assess students’ progress, providing constructive feedback and guidance to help improve their skills.

*         Stay updated on current trends and developments in music education, incorporating innovative teaching methods and technologies into your lessons.

*         Maintain accurate records of attendance, lesson plans, and student evaluation.

*         To be responsible to the Head of Department/Head of School for student discipline, counselling and guidance relating to all assigned classes

*         To implement and promote College regulations, policies and procedures.

*         To participate actively in the maintenance and promotion of close links with employers and training agencies.

*         To provide appropriate information to parents/employers through College reporting systems and open evenings

*         To assist the Head of Department/Head of School with costings and control of materials and equipment when specified.

*         To participate in the development of workshops, laboratories and facilities, where appropriate.

*         To undertake additional duties that may be required commensurate with the level of responsibility of the post.


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The Ideal Candidate


The ideal candidate will be learner and quality focused with a commitment to our vision of working together to transform lives. They should be able to contribute to our journey to Outstanding, creating a positive working and study environment, and, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion should be embedded within their core values.


Education & Training

*         Degree or equivalent in Music education, music performance, or a related field.

*         A relevant teaching qualification or working towards this qualification.

*         GCSE A*- C or nationally recognised level 2 qualification in Maths or equivalent. (e.g. CSE 1, O Level A – C) or prepared to pass a test prior to interview to demonstrate level 2 ability and then if appointed achieve within an agreed timescale.

*         GCSE A*- C or nationally recognised level 2 qualification in English or equivalent. (e.g. CSE 1, O Level A – C) or prepared to pass a test prior to interview to demonstrate level 2 ability and then if appointed achieve within an agreed timescale



*         Academic or industrial or commercial experience in an area relevant to the programmes.

*         Ability to utilise Information Technology and Information, Learning and Technology both within learning and for administrative purposes.

*         Good organisational and administrative skills.

*         Experience of Good teaching/training.

*         Experience of student pastoral care and disciplinary procedures

*         Experience of course leadership responsibilities.


For an informal discussion about the role, please email recruit@bradfordcollege.ac.uk


We reserve the right to close this vacancy early depending on the level of interest and number of applications so early application is advised.


Bradford College

At Bradford College our ambition is to transform the lives of our learners, help them to aim higher and support them to achieve their goals.


Located in the heart of Bradford, we offer a wide range of courses at varying levels, with something to suit everyone. Undergraduate to postgraduate and professional qualifications to distance learning and short community courses.


Our aim is to attract and retain knowledgeable, passionate and focused individuals who can inspire, motivate and support both learners and colleagues. With a can-do attitude and desire for continuous self-improvement, you could make a difference to the lives of everyone at Bradford College.


Benefits of working at Bradford College:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement – equivalent to 30 days holidays, plus bank holidays
  • Additional college closure days, including 2-week Christmas closure
  • Local government pension scheme, with a generous 18% employer contribution
  • Annual salary reviews
  • Career progression opportunities – 54% of all vacancies are filled internally
  • Free sports and gym facilities
  • Free wellbeing initiatives and access to our exclusive staff indoor and outdoor wellbeing space
  • Confidential employee assistance service and on-site mental health first aiders
  • Access to Bradford College benefits hub, offering retail, travel, leisure and dining discounts and cashback
  • Discounts on greener travel – cycle to work scheme & local MetroCard and Northern Rail discounts
  • Access to hair and beauty treatments in our student-led Signature Spa
  • On-site dining facilities, including our award-winning Grove restaurant
  • A host of training development opportunities
  • Fantastic campus facilities, a short walk to public transport links in the heart of the City of Culture 2025
  • The opportunity to work for an organisation that is truly committed creating a better future for all through education and training.


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*If you have the drive to further develop your skills and abilities, you will be given the support and opportunities you need to enhance your career. This includes access to in-house training and CPD, professional and academic qualifications and mentoring.


Bradford College is committed to supporting and promoting diversity and inclusion amongst our staff and student body. We promote applications across all sections of the community, recognising the benefits a diverse workforce can bring and therefore particularly encourage applications from groups which are underrepresented in our workforce.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expect staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Pre-employment checks will be undertaken for this post including a check with the Disclosure and Barring Service. Please note that social media checks will also be undertaken during the recruitment process.


Please be aware it is a criminal offence to apply for this post if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity in connection to children and vulnerable adults.