02 November 2023

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The South Ayrshire Council’s Youth Music Initiative is seeking passionate and skilled Singing and Musicianship Tutors for the upcoming Music Heroes Project. This initiative will be pivotal in nurturing the musical abilities of Primary 3 pupils throughout South Ayrshire.


Purpose of the Project

  •  To enhance singing and musicianship skills amongst young learners.
  •  Provide engaging, educational music sessions in a supportive environment.
  •  Foster positive relationships between tutors, children, and school staff.


Role Specification

Applications are welcomed from:

  •  Dynamic and creative individuals with a zest for teaching music.
  •  Those who have experience in conducting group singing sessions.
  •  Applicants should be members of the PVG scheme.


Project Overview

  • Tutors will lead weekly sessions during the Spring/Summer term, starting January 2024.
  • The programme targets Primary 3 students in Ayr, Prestwick, Troon, Girvan, and South Carrick.
  • Tutors can opt for a 3-day working week, with flexibility considered for fewer days.


Fees + Travel

  • A competitive daily rate of £250.
  •  Travel expenses reimbursed at £0.45 per mile.
  •  A driving licence and access to a car are required.



  •  The project runs from January to May 2024.
  •  Interviews are scheduled for the week commencing 20th November 2023.


Deadline: 5pm Friday 10th November 2023 


To apply, click here.

For more info, click here.


If you have any further questions, please contact lorna.gourley@south-ayrshire.gov.uk.


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