Lecturer in Music

Guildford, Surrey (GB)
26 Jul 2017
End of advertisement period
14 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

ACM Lecturer 


ACM is at the forefront of innovative music education, successfully blending outstanding teaching with real industry engagement at all levels. We provide a fast-paced, dynamic and professional work environment as a specialist institution offering a range of HE and FE programs. ACM blends the private sector ethos of forward thinking and business agility with the robust educational frameworks that underpin the best of the public sector.

We currently have a number of exciting new permanent vacancies at ACM. We are looking for full time (or minimum 0.6 FTE / 24 hours per week) ACM Lecturers to teach music or related disciplines, across a number of our campuses. Reporting into the Programme Manager, our ACM Lecturers will play a critical role in achieving excellent, measurable, quality results in the education sector for all of our students.

Example areas of specialism include:

Music Culture, Studio Production, Electronic Music Production/Composition, Popular Songwriting, Music Theory and Arrangement, Ensemble Performance, Instrument Specialism (Voice, Drums, Bass, Guitar, Keyboards, Live Sound/Event Management, Music Business Entrepreneurship and Music Management.
Main Responsibilities:

  • To support the teaching and assessment objectives of ACM through high-quality classroom delivery and innovative assessment
  • To develop teaching materials, resources and module content for delivery across ACM
  • To supervise student projects, field trips and, where appropriate, placements
  • To use the VLE as an effective tool to continue to develop and grow the reach of education at ACM
  • To maximise the use of technology in teaching and the development of compelling curriculum content
  • To contribute to existing content of modules related to your specialism, to lead and teach modules related to your specialism, as well as contribute to other project modules within the Academy

Person Specification:
Must possess:

  • A related undergraduate qualification - completed or near completion of post-graduate in a related area
  • Awareness of the current issues impacting Higher/Further Education and the role that teaching plays
  • Experience of supporting undergraduate students
  • Ability to teach using a range of techniques (e.g. including small and large group work, utilising blended learning techniques)
  • Excellent IT skills and knowledge
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organisational and reporting skills
  • Comfort in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work on own initiative, prioritising and managing time effectively

The salary for this role will align with the University and College Union Higher Education pay scale range from point 32 £33,943 to point 41 £44,240 dependent upon skills and experience. 

Closing date for applications is Monday 14th August 2017. 

To apply for this role, please download and complete an application form at www.acm.ac.uk/experience/jobs.

Due to the volume of applications we receive for our vacancies, it is not possible to keep in touch with every applicant. Therefore, we would ask you to assume that if you have not heard from us within 28 days of the advertised closing date, your application has not been successful on this occasion.

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