Drum Tutor Vacancy

We are excited to announce that we are advertising for a Drum Tutor to join The Marshall’s School of Music Team. Due to recent demand for 1:1 and band sessions, we have made the move in looking for our first member of staff. As soon as we have found someone awesome that blows us away with their musical talent and genius, that will fit in to our team we will contact everyone who has enquired about drum lessons.

Thank you all again for becoming part of our musical family and involving your amazing children in our first project launch ‘Little Rock’. Looking forward to many more successes with everyone on board.

For more information on the position see the information below:

Drum Tutor (band sessions and 1:1 tuition) Job Description

As a new music school, we are looking for a charismatic, energetic and talented drum tutor to join our team. The role is offered on a self-employed basis where we will source all potential students, groups, and resources. Hours will develop as the company grows and successful applicant’s duties will include both band sessions (paid at £10p/h) and 1:1 tuition (£20p/h). We are currently offering RockSchool grades and would hope to carry this over multiple instrumental disciplines.

Application Criteria:


  • Minimum of grade 5 theory (or capability).

  • Minimum of grade 8 standard (or capability).

  • Some experience of 1:1 teaching.

  • Evidence of partaking in other musical activities (bands, sessions work).
 – Excellent communication and organisational skills.

  • Excellent timekeeping and problem-solving skills.

  • Must be able to work with learners of different capabilities.

All applicants must carry an in date Enhanced DBS and safeguarding children level 1. To start we will be providing teaching on a Thursday evening and Saturdays so, a flexible attitude to working hours is desired.

Applicants must have their own laptop and reliable form of transport.

Please provide answers to the following questions along with a CV and personal statement emailed to William and Nichola at:

backstage@themarshallsschoolofmusic.co.uk

For more information about The Marshall’s School of Music please see:

Website: themarshallsschoolofmusic.co.uk

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/themarshallsschoolofmusic/

Address: The Marshall’s School of Music, Black Dyke Mills, Queensbury, Bradford, BD13 1QA.



Application Questions

1) How would you work with a difficult student that would not engage with you during the lesson?

2) Explain what you would do as a tutor in charge of “Big Rock” and you had a student that could not keep up with the rest of the group?

3) How would you work with, signpost and communicate with colleagues regarding a student who you felt was at a much higher level of ability than you were presently capable of tutoring?

Thank you!