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Freelance and Agency Tutors

£20-£28 per hour

Tutors will join our innovative instrumental and vocal team working in special schools, primary schools and secondary schools across Warrington, Halton and Liverpool.

Hours are variable and you must be able to commit to delivering for up to 36 weeks of the year during school hours.

Employer
Resonate Liverpool's Music Hub
Location
Liverpool, Warrington and Halton schools, primary, secondary, special
Contract Type
Freelance/ Self-employed
Closing Date
26th November 2021

Tutors will join our innovative instrumental and vocal team working in special schools, primary schools and secondary schools across Warrington, Halton and Liverpool.

Hours are variable and you must be able to commit to delivering for up to 36 weeks of the year during school hours.

We are looking for the following providers of tuition to teach 1:1, small group and/or whole class instrumental lessons from September:

Voice/Choir (including whole school singing projects)Guitar/Ukulele incl. rock guitarSamba/African Drumming/PercussionStrings/Violin/CelloKeyboard/PianoBrassWoodwind incl. recorder

Making Music Great. Making Great Music.Everyone is welcome—as an inclusive organisation, our delivery team are comfortable bringing their authentic whole selves to work, this helps us in Making Music Great. Making Great Music.

About UsIn 2012 Resonate, Liverpool’s Music Hub was established as the lead strategic body for music education in the City, led by Notre Dame Catholic College in partnership with Liverpool’s family of schools, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic and Liverpool City Council.

We are funded by the Arts Council England and we operate as a gateway of opportunity for Liverpool’s young musicians. In the last three years over 40,000 pupils in Liverpool had access to outstanding music opportunities which will impact their lives and enhance our city.

In 2020 Resonate embarked on a new collaboration with Accent Music Education Hub focused on the delivery of music lessons in Warrington and Halton schools. This is an exciting opportunity to work alongside Accent and support them in delivering music to Warrington and Halton schools. Both our organisations have much to gain from this collaboration and we recognise the value of learning from each other, collaborating on new initiatives and ensuring that every young person in our schools is able to access a world-class music education.

We are inclusive. We celebrate multiple approaches and points of view. We believe diversity drives innovation. All who work with Resonate embrace the mission and values of our music education hub, working together to raise the profile of music education, make music accessible to all and to realise the ambitions of the National Plan for Music Education.

‘Music education hubs in every area will help drive the quality of service locally, with scope for improved partnership working, better value for money, local innovation and greater accountability’ National Plan for Music Education 2011

Skills and attributes of freelance tutorsAlthough not an exhaustive list, these are a few of the skills and qualities we would expect in all of our providers: be dedicated to children coming first, professional, hardworking, skilled and creative; be a creative and talented musician with a natural ability to inspire young musicians to reach their potential; be very well organised and able to build strong relationships with others; to have a passion for music and be able to instill that passion for music in young people; have experience of teaching/directing to a high standard; have excellent communication and listening skills; be able to work independently, yet still represent the vision and ethos of a bigger organisation; be reliable and punctual; ability to set out plans to improve pupils’ musical ability, including producing Schemes of work and Project/Lesson plans as required; an awareness of Safeguarding and Child Protection issues and evidence up to date training.

SafeguardingAs a department of Notre Dame Catholic College, Resonate is committed to safeguarding children and promoting children’s welfare and expects all delivery staff, governors, volunteers and visitors to share this commitment and maintain a vigilant and safe environment. Everyone has a responsibility to act, without delay, to protect children by reporting anything that might suggest a child is being abused or neglected. It is our willingness to work safely and challenge inappropriate behaviours that underpins this commitment. The school seeks to work in partnership with families and other agencies to improve the outcomes for children who are vulnerable or in need.

How to Apply

Step 1 – Contact Adele Johnson, johnsona2@notredame.liverpool.sch.uk to request an Enrolment Pack

Step 2 – Provide the following documentation:

 Provide a short Letter which outlines the reasons you consider yourself to be a suitable tutor (no more than 600 words); Complete the Freelance Tutor Enrolment Form taking time to ensure you give as much detail as possible in relation to your previous experience/employment. Sign and date all sections. It is important to note this process is subject to Bichard national safeguarding recommendations which means there is a legal duty to ensure appropriate checks are in place during all stages of the engagement process; Include 2 referees. Please note professional references must be current employer/contractor, preferably from the headteacher of a school you are working in, or in the case that you are currently working, most recent employer/contractor.

Return your Expression of Interest, no later than 26th November 2021 to:Adele Johnson, johnsona2@notredame.liverpool.sch.uk

Step 3 – If we are interested we will contact you via email to invite you to our Selection Day

Selection process including delivery of a teaching session: wb. 6th December 2021

Closing Date:
26th November 2021
Interviews:
w/c 6 December 2021
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