Lecturer - Music

  • Job Reference: 3026
  • Date Posted: 10 June 2024
  • Recruiter: East Kent Colleges Group
  • Location: Ashford, Kent
  • Salary: £33,396 to £36,624
  • Sector: Education & Childcare
  • Job Type: Permanent, Term Time
  • Work Hours: Part Time

Job Description

About The Role

**Please note this a part time role which requires the successful candidate to work 22.5 hours per week with a pro rata salary of 20,308 up to £22,271 per annum**

Do you want to inspire the next generation of musicians, performers and producers?  

As an Innovative and Creative Music Teacher at EKC Ashford College, you will play a pivotal role in nurturing and developing the musical talents of our students. Your responsibilities will blend traditional music education with modern production techniques, performance opportunities, and a deep commitment to fostering a love for music in a diverse student body. 

 We pride ourselves in the support we can give those who are new to teaching, with ongoing training and coaching through our Teacher Academy. So, if you do not have any teaching experience or teacher qualifications, but have a passion for sharing your knowledge and would like to be considered for this teaching role please apply. 

 Alongside our priority of excellent student experience, we also focus on our employees. Here are just some of our benefits when working for the East Kent Colleges Group:

  • Competitive salary and holiday entitlement 
  • If new to teaching, you will benefit from £7000 investment in your teacher training when you come straight from industry
  • Access to 100's of online discounts via our Rewards Scheme (Inc. Restaurant, Grocery, Retail, Gym, Holidays)
  • Access to cycle to work, car leasing and tech purchasing schemes
  • Generous pension scheme - 28% employer contribution
  • Being part of a company with a Eco-Sustainability focus of being Net-Zero
  • Time off for your child's first day at school, moving home and for interviews
  • My 10 Days initiative - bid for up-to 10 days off work to pursue voluntary work
  • Being part of Community Days and Annual Staff Celebration Day

About You

You will be highly organised, creative and be able to plan and teach engaging and innovative lessons with demonstrated interpersonal skills.

You will be assessing and tracking student progress, to further plan intervention which will be a vital part of the role, and ensuring all students develop the skills they need to succeed. You will be familiar with Logic Pro and music production and performance. 

Ideally you will have experience of teaching or have delivered training in the workplace, although this isn't essential as training will be offered to the successful applicant. You must have a positive outlook, be empathetic towards learners and have strong class management skills.  

You will be able to teach a range of designated study programs and/ or courses from Level 1 up to Level 3, and will be able to motivate learners to achieve and succeed on their programmes of study 

No need to update your CV, just click on 'apply now' and complete our short application form. We respond to all applicants and will let you know if you are shortlisted to an interview. 
If you would like more information regarding this role, or an informal chat, please contact the Resourcing Team on jobs@ekcgroup.ac.uk

Please note that there are two salary scale points for our Lecturer positions. All candidates will start at the introductory salary scale point unless certain criteria are met. Employees can move up the salary scale once one full academic year of teaching for our group is complete, subject to approval. Therefore, internal applicants may qualify for the higher salary scale, although should seek clarification.