How to become a drum tutor in Melbourne

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We are a network of Uni Students looking for drum tutor work….

We offer you 1 on 1 home private lessons for students of all ages & levels in the convenience of your own home

If you are looking for an eager, professional & reliable drum tutor to come to your home – one of us will be available, & will be able to provide you a very reasonable drum tutoring rate.

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How to become a drum tutor in Melbourne

How to become a drum tutor in Melbourne? Bring your business to us, we will help you!

If you’re in between gigs looking for money because of the pandemic, why not use your skill to start teaching drums? Our business is actively looking for the right drum teacher to join our growing team.

Do you want to be a drum teacher and start teaching drums? | How to become a drum tutor in Melbourne

Let’s layout a number of qualities below in becoming a drum teacher. Your ability to paradiddle and beat out 16th note fills is one, but that’s not all of it.

  • Need to make sure you have technical knowledge as a music teacher
  • The teacher needs good interpersonal skills
  • You must be able convey in the simplest terms.
  • A technique on how to handle a 7 year old down to an adult learner could go a long way.
  • Being Interesting is the key 

The drum lessons technicalities

If you intend to drum tutor school children in support of their formal music classes, you will have to learn their curriculum. Technicalities in drum lessons such as being able to read drum notation and sheet music will come to play! A great drum teacher should have a lot of knowledge from the basics to an advanced level.

There are scenarios that would call on your expanded knowledge on percussion instruments. The xylophone, timpani, gongs and the proper way to handle mallets and choosing the right drumstick to create the desired sound.

You will need to prepare drum lessons for each scenarios for your students ahead of time like a teacher teaching in the academe.

Good Interpersonal Skills

Being a teacher also means they should exhibit exceptional relational skills to both students and clients. The right attitude will make a good relationship. It will be hard to maintain a long lasting relationship if the teacher doesn’t have much people skills.

Make Drum Lessons Simple

The best way to teach drums, is by making things simple. To explain the concepts in the simplest way will reduce miscommunication and make things easier to comprehend.

Drum teachers should know how to handle any type of student

Teaching a beginner 7 year old rudiments from a beginner adult is very different. You need to be able to explain concepts of drumming in an age-appropriate manner.

Communicates music education well

Another important factor if you want to teach music effectively- is to master how to communicate well. The teacher needs to be an effective communicator to be able to convey what needs to be done on the drum set. They have to start with the smallest detail in beats and get every idea behind.

Get to know how to inspire students

The next tip o teach drum is to keep the students who want to learn inspired and committed with the lessons. You could maybe play a familiar contemporary song here and there in your private lessons to spark up their interest. Get to show off a set of that free drum skills, a good drumming beat or two is admirable!

Here are the things we need for you to become a drum teacher in our business:

First we would need a completed work application form online and be sure to answer all given questions as honest as you can with enough relevant details. We will also review your CV or resume, if there are any incomplete details, your application will be tagged as incomplete until the missing information or document is received.

In applying with us, you also need to declare the city you wish to teach in. If you are moving soon, please wait until you have your new address before submitting your application.

After we received your completed application, we will screen it and some of the most important elements we look for are are your qualifications and experience with teaching drums. If you do not have a certificate in school or higher teaching drums – i.e. Certificate of Performance, Diploma or AMusA in school, or Bachelor of Music Degree, don’t worry. We accept applications for as long as you have at least completed grade 7 in your principal instrument.

Work that pays good

In our music school, we bring our clients to you, so you don’t need to search for music business’ to earn. We have a pool of young and adult learners available for you to teach. And, you will never need to track down payments from clients for all lessons on drums that you have completed. Music teachers of Drum Lessons Australia  are paid per lesson they travel. Teachers send their invoice weekly to get paid.

Work in a Supportive Drum Teaching Environment.

Take advantage of our one-of-a-kind mentoring system on the drum kit. Here in Drum Lessons Australia, we support each other as much as we can. We are a family, playing different kinds of music. Feel free to seek help when need with your lessons, we have a lot of resources available to help you through.

How it works

Based on your free time, we will first set you up on a half priced trial lesson with a new student. After this trial lesson has been completed, and you go along with this student is a great match for you, that student is definitely yours!

Immediately after, you are expected to teach them for the whole term. keep in mind, as cliché as it may be that the life of a student depends on your encouragement & commitment to them. Be the kind of teacher you would like to have when you were a student yourself. Possibly, you may be watching your students improve and reach their dreams to become the best drummer they wish to be —unfold before your very eyes.

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