Tutors Wanted for Wac Arts Weekend Activity (Associate Tutors)

Tutors wanted for weekend programme

We are looking to recruit specific roles and expand our current team of Sessional Tutors for our popular weekend activity. Our tutors guide young people to learn new skills in performing arts and creative media, whilst forming friendships, gaining confidence and exploring their creative potential. We currently deliver our programme of work on Saturday and Sunday with young people aged 5-26. Find out more about our Junior and Senior programme  

We are looking specifically for a tutor/tutors of Digital AnimationVideo Production and Singing to lead sessions for this half term and beyond: 

  • Digital Animation – 10:00-12:00 
  • Video production – 12:30-14:30 
  • Ages 9-14 
  • Saturdays – Commencing 6th November.  
  • Singing  
  • Saturdays and/or Sundays 
  • 2 x 1 hour sessions per day 
  • Saturday Ages 9-14, Sunday Ages 14-25 

We are also looking to expand and diversify our pool of tutors to offer cover sessions, masterclasses and workshops throughout the year and to enhance and develop the programme we offer.  

We are seeking skilled tutors with the ability to develop skills and inspire creativity in young people across the following areas: 

  • Percussion  
  • Drums 
  • Music Workshop (ensemble “band” style music sessions) 
  • Music Production 
  • Dance – Ballet, Commercial, Contemporary, Tap, Hip-Hop and other styles welcome 
  • Classical Indian Dance/ South Asian Dance – particularly Bharatanatyam and Kathak 
  • Drama 
  • Guitar 
  • Keyboard 
  • Voice for Actors 
  • Professional Approaches to Drama/ Audition Technique 
  • Acting for Screen 
  • Singing 

Responsibilities of the role 

  • Provide high-quality and inspirational training to participants ensuring an inclusive experience and activity tailored to the needs of all participants.  
  • Plan sessions that align with Wac Arts’ Quality Code and Framework of Achievement. 
  • Provide planning and undertake internal assessments and paperwork 
  • Engage in feedback and planning for future Wac Arts Program activity.  
  • Act as the face of Wac Arts for participants, parents & guardians. 
  • Act professionally and with enthusiasm for Wac Arts activity at all times. 
  • Provide compassionate, clear and helpful feedback to participants in verbal and written form.  
  • To report and record any issues surrounding safeguarding according to the Wac Arts Safeguarding Policy. 

TERM DATES

For more information about term dates and session times, please see the class list information on our Junior and Senior Wac Arts web pages.  

FEES

Wac Arts is a London Living Wage Employer.  

Sessional Tutors for Junior are paid £26.84 per hour, and Sessional Tutors for Senior are paid £29.08. These rates include statutory holiday pay entitlement and are subject to deductions for tax and national insurance as appropriate. Sessional Tutors are paid in arrears, at monthly intervals directly into your bank account for work completed in the previous assignment(s).  

TO APPLY

If you would like to apply to be considered for any of the above tutor vacancies, or if you would like to join our tutor database for ongoing opportunities, please complete our tutor application form. Applicants with interest in the above vacancies can apply at any time, but should apply by Friday 19th November to be considered for Spring term opportunities.  

If you would like a conversation to discuss these opportunities, please contact Kat Dale, Head of Learning and Participation, by email at kat.dale@wacarts.co.uk

All applications will be acknowledged via email and applicants may be invited to an online or in person meeting. Due to the nature of the timetable and program, applicants may have their data held until such time as an appropriate opportunity arises.  

ABOUT WAC ARTS

Wac Arts is a charity driven by the needs of young people and the community for over 40 years. We have a commitment to those who face barriers to opportunity, using the infinite power of the arts to unleash the extraordinary potential of young people. 

Based in the Old Town Hall, Belsize Park, London NW3, Wac Arts is an inclusive creative hub where young people build confidence, artists connect, and other arts and cultural organisations thrive. Sharing our home with a variety of building partners allows for boundless collaboration, creativity and opportunity for our young people and the community. 

Our home reflects the diversity of our world and celebrates our heritage of performance and participation. Our community is bound by people who will stop at nothing to inspire young people through lifelong learning and the arts. 

As an equal opportunities employer, Wac Arts is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, marriage or civil partnership. 

We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join Wac Arts. We are looking for interest from people who reflect the diversity of London and the communities we serve. 

All successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check.