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Douglas Academy Mains Estate Milngavie, G62 7HL
£33,750 - £44,859 per year pro rata
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
7 hours per week

Job Summary

Please note salary will be pro-rated for part-time hours.

The Music School of Douglas Academy was established in 1979 as a national centre of excellence. Since this date it has offered the highest quality tuition in all aspects of music. The school provides tuition for pupils of secondary school age in a suite of specialist rooms within a modern school building. Applications for entry are received from throughout Scotland and further afield. Specialist tuition is provided in a variety of musical styles.

You will be required to:

• Have experience of teaching gifted students to a high level
• Teach students assigned by the Course Director
• Prepare appropriately for weekly lessons
• Assess, record and report on the work of students
• Accompany and coach students up to diploma level and beyond
• Lead performance classes when required
• Play for concerts and extra engagements as required
• Encourage students in all that they do to reach their full potential
• Ensure that students have an effective work regime
• Be aware of the students’ requirements for their general musical education
• Be aware of students’ general education requirements within Douglas Academy
• Prepare students for internal assessments and external examinations as appropriate
• Prepare students for recitals and auditions when appropriate

Charter of Commitment

Charter of Commitment

The commitment by East Dunbartonshire Council to job applicants is as follows:

• Individuals will be treated in a polite, friendly and welcoming manner.

• Equalities monitoring will be conducted to ensure a fair and equitable process with screening being carried out to anonymise sensitive information such as age, gender and disability.

• The information that we receive will be treated in confidence and with discretion. Only the relevant HR representative/team and the relevant service will see the application form.

• We will encourage and welcome applications from applicants under the disability symbol. Where the essential criteria are met an interview will be offered to those applying under the disability symbol.

• We will be pleased to make any reasonable adjustments to ensure accessibility at the interview.

• We will advise you within reasonable time after the closing date if you have not met the interview criteria. (Normally within 4 weeks)

• We will advise you of meeting the criteria for interview normally within 3 weeks.

• We will advise you if you have been successful or unsuccessful at the interview stage as soon as practically possible.

PVG / Disclosure Scotland

PVG / Disclosure Scotland

The following criteria applies to all roles within East Dunbartonshire Council where PVG/Disclosure checks are essential criteria

Where the post you are applying for is considered Regulated Work under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007, successful candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check, prior to confirmation of employment being made by East Dunbartonshire Council.

Please note, successful candidates will be expected to meet the cost of the relevant check which will be deducted from the successful candidate’s first salary payment.

In specific circumstances the payment could be deducted in instalments from an employee’s wages following commencement of employment. Approval in such circumstances will be made by HR Services Lead. 

Should an employee leave in advance of the payment being deducted, the full amount will be deducted from the employee’s final salary.

The criteria outlined above will apply to existing employees of East Dunbartonshire Council who apply for roles for which a PVG/Disclosure check is required.


East Dunbartonshire Council

Douglas Academy Music School

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  • Scottish Living Wage