Casual Teacher – Music Production

Gateshead College

  • Hourly rate £31.82 per hour plus £3.84
  • Tyne and Wear / North East
  • Casual
  • Variable Hours
Posted 2 weeks ago

We’re looking for a Music Production Teacher to join our team. So, if you’re you an expert in music production with a passion for teaching and want to inspire and train the next generation of music producers, we’d love to hear from you. 

You’ll work in an outstanding department which is dedicated to nurturing creativity and technical skills in the music industry. Our industry driven courses provide students with the knowledge and hands-on experience needed to succeed in the competitive world of music production. 


You’ll be responsible for: 

  • Teaching music production courses to students of various skill levels
  • Developing and implementing engaging and comprehensive lesson plans
  • Providing hands-on training in digital audio workstations (DAWs), recording, mixing, and mastering
  • Guiding students through music production projects from conception to completion
  • Staying current with industry trends and advancements in music technology
  • Collaborating with colleagues on curriculum development and enhancement
  • Fostering a positive, inclusive, and productive learning environment 


You’ll need: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in music production, Audio Engineering, or a related field (preferred)
  • Extensive experience in music production and audio engineering
  • Proficiency with industry-standard software and equipment (eg Pro Tools, Logic Pro, Ableton Live, FL Studio)
  • Strong teaching and communication skills
  • Ability to inspire, mentor, and motivate student
  • Commitment to staying updated with the latest music production techniques and technologies 

About Gateshead College:

At Gateshead College we’re famous for education with Employment Edge, industry inspired education that combines high quality learning with real world skills.  

For teachers this means giving your students the knowledge and skills to be successful in work and life and supporting them to be the best they can be. This is what makes our college such an exciting place to teach. You’ll get to bring your industry expertise into the classroom and will work hand in hand with businesses to create experiences your students will never forget.  

In return we can offer a values-driven organisation and the chance to work with brilliant people who put students first. You’ll be listened to and will have opportunities to make an impact. We prioritise health and wellbeing and your work life balance will be respected. Our inclusive culture means you’re valued for being yourself and diversity is celebrated, and our commitment to being a sustainable organisation means we always try to do business the right way to make our community better for everyone. 
We’re committed to supporting your ongoing development which includes access to our Teacher Academy where you’ll be assigned a personal coach to help develop your practice.  

At Gateshead College we all have the opportunity to help our learners succeed and it’s this clear purpose and shared effort that makes us such a great place to work; we hope you think about joining us. 


Don’t have a teaching qualification?

Don’t worry. If you can bring extensive industry experience and a passion for sharing your knowledge we’d love to hear from you.

We’ll provide comprehensive training and cover the cost of your qualification while you gain valuable teaching experience. We understand the commitment involved and that’s why we offer paid time off the job to attend training. Additionally, you’ll be supported by one of our dedicated teaching staff throughout your journey, so you’ll have the guidance and mentorship needed to thrive in your new role.



  • Mental health and wellbeing support, with 24/7 access to an employee assistance programme and counselling services. 
  • Career average pension with the Teachers Pension Scheme
  • Travel support including subsidised on site parking, discounted public transport scheme and cycle to work scheme.
  • Retail and travel discounts. 
  • Volunteering Days.

The deadline for applications is midnight Thursday 18th July 2024.

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