Other music teachers teach students in the practice, theory and performance of music outside the mainstream primary, secondary and higher education systems, but may provide private or small group tuition as an extracurricular activity in association with mainstream educational institutions.
Tasks include -
(a) assessing the students’ level of ability and determining needs and learning goals;
(b) planning, preparing and delivering programmes of study, lessons and workshops for individual students and groups;
(c) preparing and presenting material on the theory and interpretation of music;
(d) instructing and demonstrating practical aspects of singing or of playing a particular instrument;
(e) teaching students to read and write musical notation;
(f) assigning exercises and teaching pieces of music relevant to students’ level of ability, interests and talents;
(g) assessing students and offering advice, criticism and encouragement;
(h) revising curricula, course content, course materials and methods of instruction;
(i) preparing students for examinations, performances and assessments;
(j) arranging visits and tours to musical performances;
(k) organizing and assisting in auditions or performances of students’ work.
Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Guitar teacher (private tuition)
- Piano teacher (private tuition)
- Singing teacher (private tuition)
- Violin teacher (private tuition)
Some related occupations classified elsewhere:
- University lecturer - 2310
- Vocational education teacher - 2320
- Secondary school teacher - 2330
- Primary school teacher - 2341
Regular secondary and primary school teachers who teach music are classified in Unit Groups 2330: Secondary Education Teachers, and 2341: Primary School Teachers respectively.