Routes into Teaching

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  • Overview

    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

  • Schedule

    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.

  • Bookings

    Bookings: Click here to book online 
    Cost: Free 

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