Sessional Lecturer HE Composition for Visual Media and Music Theory

We are after passionate, gifted and creative educators to join our rapidly expanding team of lectures to help deliver Composing Music for Visual Media and Music Theory in our HE provisions. If you see your future supporting learners to fulfil their potential and have the skills required to create an innovative and inspiring learning environment – then this is the place for you!

Please note this is an hourly rate sessional post for approximately 7 hours a week.

You will have industry related skills and knowledge in the following areas:

  • Appropriate music theory skills
  • Composition skills (specifically for media)
  • Song writing skills
  • DAW skills
  • Awareness of practices and workflow within the creative industries especially relating to composing for Film, TV and Games.
  • Broad understanding of the Music Performance industry
  • Experience and knowledge of performance practice
  • Active awareness of current music industry practice
  • Active performing musician

From planning lessons and preparing resources for designated programmes and modules to delivering enriching sessions and activities, our tutors are at the heart of the student experience.

It is essential that you are conversant with current professional practices within your field of expertise. Ideally, you will also have experience of teaching at further & higher education. You will also be educated to degree level and will ideally hold a recognised teaching qualification or willing to work towards one. If you have the attitude and desire to work in varied, dynamic environment and believe in an industry shaping vocational provision then we can guarantee you will play a key role in our success.

Confetti is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure application to the Disclosure & Barring Service.

If you are interested in working for us but this position isn’t quite right for you, please register your details on our jobs board and we will let you know when a more suitable opportunity arises.

Confetti Institute of Creative Technologies (CICT) is a forward thinking centre of learning, home to the very best technology, studios, equipment and industry-connected tutors. Now in our 25th year, we provide a vibrant and professional learning environment for over 2000 passionate and committed students studying for careers in the creative industries.

Confetti Media Group, owned by Nottingham Trent University, consists of the Confetti Institute of Creative Technologies, a further and higher education institute for specialist creative industry subjects and home to the very best technology, studios and industry-connected tutors; Spool, our post-production, film and TV company, our live performance venue, Metronome, our creative business centre, Antenna and our furniture design and installation company, Constellations. We are a key partner in Nottingham’s TV channel Notts TV and are at the forefront of developments within the Creative Quarter.

For further information, please download the job profile document below.  To apply, please click “Apply for this job” below to access the online application form. 

Applications must be submitted by 10 am on Monday 17th August 2020.



Contract type



£19.36 - £26.11 per hour, dependent on skills, knowledge and experience.

Closing date

17/08/2020 10:00:00

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