Routes into Teaching
A one-day workshop for musicians interested in developing a career in inclusive, large-group teaching. It aims to raise awareness of the variety of teaching opportunities available within Music Services and to help Services recruit a diverse group of versatile tutors.
This event is run in collaboration with MusicNet East, a strategic partnership between Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Essex Music Education Hubs and children’s charity Youth Music, and the Norfolk Music Hub.
The training includes:
• Participatory sessions about leading inclusive music session with large groups of children and young people
• Ideas for warm ups & behaviour management tips from experienced workshop leaders
• Information on further training and teaching opportunities with Music Services
• Advice on writing CVs and how to succeed in interviews
• Information on how music is being used in schools to support pupil wellbeing and attainment
10am-10.30am Arrival coffee and questions
10.30am-11am Musical heroes exercise-
- why and how do we learn music?
- Is there more than one way to teach music?
11am-11.30am Hockets (Demonstration of group music teaching-Practical)
11.30am-12.15pm Panel: Music service, Music Hub partners,
- What skills do I need to apply to a music service or partner organisation?
- What opportunities exist?
- What is the Certificate for Music Educators? Are there other opportunities for training?
12.15pm- 1pm CV writing, presenting your experience, developing your practice.
1.45pm-2.15pm Developing and sharing repertoire (Practical)
2.15pm-3.15pm Panel and tea break(3pm) Panel of other employers or interested organisations
- The sector
- The portfolio career and how to have one
3.15-3.30pm Songwriter-talking about progression
3.30pm-4pm Your questions answered
4pm Plenary and close
A networking lunch will be provided.
(Image courtesy of MusicNet East)