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Teaching Staff (Music) - Popular Music Drum Kit Teacher

Post Type:  Hourly-paid
Contract Type:  Permanent
Hourly Rate:  £40.61 - £47.66
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Tuesday 12 July 2022
Interview Date:  Thursday 21 July 2022
Reference:  276-22

We are looking to appoint an exceptional and versatile, popular music drum kit teacher to inspire, nurture and train undergraduate producers for the BA in Music Performance and Industry. 

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance is a forward-thinking world-class Higher Education Institution. At the leading edge of music and dance training, we provide the highest quality specialist education, reflecting the increasingly collaborative world of artistic practice and supporting professional artists' lifelong career development. The BA in Music Performance and Industry is a three-year undergraduate programme in popular music that complements a wide range of studies across the Faculty of Music. Our teaching staff are world-class creative musicians and teachers and, as such, are role models for our students. 

The post holder will ideally be an outstanding performer and perceptive teacher with experience in both areas and able to communicate and share a love for drumming and instil a work ethic and healthy practice techniques. 

As a Drum Kit teacher, your job will be to tutor students individually and occasionally in groups. You will carefully nurture their technique, group playing and performance as they develop into a professional artist. Your students will be learning skills across many popular music genres, so they need to achieve a high-level technique, great feel and time with the ability to improvise and be a crucial part of creative, collaborative processes. The teacher will be able to teach the students to be reflective and auto-didactic and inspire them to appreciate the balance between technical accomplishment and individual artistic voice. At Trinity Laban, we believe that students should always find ways to apply their advancing musical skills and technique to create a personal identity, informed by an open-minded and critical approach to all music.

In popular music study, we seek to address the inequality in society by positively encouraging a diverse student and staff membership. We aim to foster an inclusive community that reflects our society. Therefore, we actively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy, and maternity. 

Please note all applications submitted will be shortlisted anonymously by our recruiting panel, so please ensure that your name and personal details are not included to the supporting statement, otherwise we will not be able to consider your application.

If you think this might be just the job for you, please click on ‘Apply online’ to complete and submit an application form.

For any queries about this role that are not covered in the job pack, please email Katerina Filosofopoulou, our People Services and Resourcing Officer on staffrecruitment@trinitylaban.ac.uk

You can download a job pack by clicking on the ‘Job Pack’ link below:

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All of our taught programmes are validated by Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. Research degrees are validated by City, University of London. 

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales Company No. 51090. Registered Charity No. 309998.


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