Join our expert tutor team

From time to time opportunities arise for our members to join our pool of experienced tutors and we welcome applications from candidates with the desired experience and attributes.

Application is open to all members of abcd

We are looking for tutors who have a combination of the following attributes:

  • a Music Degree or equivalent experience in choral conductor training
  • a high level of musicianship
  • experience of working with a variety of choirs (age, level, size, style)
  • teacher training or equivalent experience
  • secure knowledge of the voice
  • are passionate about choral music making and an inspiring teacher
  • are open, approachable and empathetic
  • are polite and respectful with a positive attitude
  • are patient, efficient and able to work in a team
  • are able to deliver constructive and honest feedback (verbal and written)
  • have portable/current DBS clearance

What happens next:

  • The Director of Training and Training Standards Unit will consider each application and may invite you for an informal interview.
  • The Training Manager will relay their decision to applicants

If your application is successful, the following process will take place:

  • we will invite you to observe a training day and will ask you to write notes on the students and submit them electronically to the lead tutor the following week.
  • we will invite you to co-tutor on a training day, asking you to lead some paid quorate sessions
  • The Training Standards Unit will provide combined feedback to you via email
  • If you are successful in being added to the list of abcd tutors this will be communicated via their feedback, and you will be offered work as a tutor depending on availability. All tutors will be subject to future review by the Training Standards Unit.
  • If your application is not successful, you may request further feedback from the Training Standards Unit.

Do you think you have the qualities we are looking for? Then download our application form here and return as directed with video footage to support your application.

>>back to training