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Casual Teacher - Popular Music

Casual Teacher - Popular Music

Gateshead College

Gateshead, Tyne and Wear

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£26.84 per hour plus £3.24 holiday pay
Job type:
Part Time, Temporary
Apply by:
3 January 2018

Job overview

Overview of post

We’re looking for a qualified and experienced music practitioner to prepare students for Rock School Music Theory examinations at Grade 5 and Grade 8. Ideally, your music language expertise will be relevant to popular music performance. You will also be required to run music arranging and ensemble workshops.

Sessions are currently on Mondays, but there may be some flexibility for the right candidate.

About the College

As an outstanding organisation and business (Ofsted 2015) we pride ourselves on the very highest standards and look to recruit people to join our team who share our passion for ensuring that our students have the best possible opportunity to secure a prosperous future. We provide education with employment edge; it is one of the things that sets us apart from other colleges and has made us so successful. 

Our Benefits

We also have excellent benefits to offer with this role; a career average pension with Teachers Pension Scheme, free gym membership, on-site parking, hair and beauty salon discounts, and many more!

In accordance with the collective agreement made with UCU and Unison, all applicants on salary protection will be considered in the first instance. 

Gateshead College is committed to Equality and Diversity and Safeguarding the Welfare of Children, Young People and Adults at Risk.

Please note that we do not accept CV's. To apply please visit

 Interviews will take place in the week beginning 15/01/2018 

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About Gateshead College

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  • Gateshead College
  • Quarryfield Road, Baltic Business Quarter, Gateshead
  • Tyne and Wear
  • NE8 3BE
  • United Kingdom
+44 191 4900300

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Who we are

We're the top performing college in the region, number three in England and one of only two colleges in the country to secure Ofsted's 'outstanding' grading in 2015.

The College offers a stimulating work environment, across six amazing campuses, with everyone working towards one purpose: to shape and nurture the most highly prized students in the jobs market. We develop our courses hand in hand with local companies, so our students will have the experience and work ethic to do their employer proud.

Background information

Gateshead College is a further education college and was established on November 15, 1995 at Durham Road in Low Fell, Gateshead. The original campus was closed as part of a planned move in January 2008. The college moved into a £39 million new main site located at the Baltic Quayside in Gateshead. More than £75 million has seen the development of six campuses, for academic and vocational courses.

Working at Gateshead College

We believe that people should have equality of access to our services, facilities, premises and employment opportunities. Gateshead College is a busy place, not only for students but also for its 600 staff. The college offers a stimulating work environment.

We offer a wide variety of employment opportunities across the curriculum and in our support functions. 

Find us

Baltic Campus

Quarryfield Road

Baltic Business Quarter

Gateshead NE8 3BE

The College has its own car park, but at busy times alternative parking is available nearby.

There is a charge for parking. Students can apply for a permit to allow free parking during study time.

Our campus is easily accessible by all methods of travel. We would encourage you to consider alternatives to car travel which can help keep you and the environment healthy. There are bus stops outside the Baltic Campus for the following services, which links with Gateshead Interchange - Q1 Quaylink, 93/94 The Loop. The nearest Metro stations to the Baltic Campus are Gateshead Interchange and Central Station.

Academy for Sport at Gateshead International Stadium

Neilson Road


NE10 0EF

The nearest Metro station to the Academy for Sport is Gateshead Stadium; it's about a 10 minute walk. Parking is available at the Academy for Sport and is operated on a first come, first served basis. There are three car parks which are free and you don't need to display a permit or ticket. Q1 and Q2 Quaylink buses run up to every 15 minutes during the day and every 30 minutes in the evening. The 93/94 Loop bus runs from Gateshead Interchange and Heworth Interchange to four Gateshead College campuses; Baltic Campus, Academy for Sport, Skills Academy for Automotive, Manufacturing Engineering & Logistics and Skills Academy for Construction.

Skills Academy for Automotive, Engineering, Manufacturing and Logistics

Kingsway South

Team Valley


NE11 0SU

The nearest Metro station to the Skills Academy is Gateshead Interchange. The 93/94 Loop bus connects the interchange to the Academy. This bus runs from Gateshead Interchange and Heworth Interchange to the Academy about every 15 minutes. Free parking is available at the Academy and is operated on a first come, first served basis. 

Skills Academy for Construction

Eighth Avenue

Kingsway South

Team Valley Trading Estate


NE11 0JL

The nearest Metro station to the Skills Academy for Construction is Gateshead Interchange. The 93/94 Loop bus connects the interchange to the Academy. This bus runs from Gateshead Interchange and Heworth Interchange to the Academy about every 15 minutes. Free parking is available at the Academy and is operated on a first come, first served basis. 

Skills Academy for Sustainable Manufacturing and Innovation (SASMI)

Washington Road


Tyne and Wear


Future Technology Centre

Barmston Court

Nissan Way



The Future Technology Centre is based on the Turbine Business Park.

Employee Benefits

At Gateshead College we value and invest in our staff, we believe that our best asset is the people who work here. We offer a wide range of benefits in addition to your basic salary - 

Annual Leave - an attractive annual leave package; 47 days for academic staff, 35 days for managers, 30 days for Trainer/Assessor and between 25 and 28 days for support roles.

Career Average Pension Scheme - the college participates in two pension schemes - Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) and the Teachers' Pension Scheme (TPS). 

Cycle to Work scheme - working with Halfords we bring you an innovative benefit that allows you to get a bike tax-free, saving between 25-42%.

Fit for Life - our work/life well-being programme runs a variety of health and lifestyle campaigns across the year. The whole programme is organised by a small team of staff volunteers.

Volunteering - 1Day to make a difference - 1Day allows all staff to take a day each year of paid time out of work to volunteer for a good cause.

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