Bookworm tuition and employability

The Bookworm is Claire Askew: tutor, employability coach, creative writing mentor and obsessive proofreader

Monday jobs pin-board: rock’n’ roll music teachers, photographers, break-dancers +more, wanted!

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Here’s my pick of just a few of the cool, creative jobs out there for the taking right now! Remember, I can help you with polishing up your CV, application forms and interview skills… and I’ll proofread just about anything!

Rock ‘n’ roll music teachers required!

We are looking for Musicians and Music Teachers to run our choirs in new areas across the UK… Applicants should have advanced piano and vocal skills and a charismatic and energetic personality.

Find out more at Arts Jobs. The closing date is Friday 12th April.

Are you a woman who can sing in Gaelic?

We are looking for a Gaelic-speaker/singer to take this central role in the production which has previously toured successfully throughout the Islands and Highlands in 2012. There will be a rehearsal period in Lancashire, August 2013.

Find out more at Arts Jobs. The closing date is Wednesday 24th April.

Social media whizzkid required for Children’s Commissioner

Scotland’s Commissioner for Children and Young People is seeking to appoint a Digital Media Officer… You will have a minimum of three years experience of creating, publishing and distributing web content through websites, social and other online channels.

Find out more at SCCYP. Closing date is Monday 15th April.

Popular Edinburgh Fringe Festival venue Underbelly are advertising a variety of roles right now!

Can you teach people how to take photos?

Stills is expanding its highly rated programme of photography courses, and is seeking to grow its team of tutors.
We are looking for individuals who can provide in-depth knowledge in digital SLR photography.

Find out more at Creative Scotland Opportunities. Closing date is Friday 3rd May.

Folks are starting to look for actors for their Edinburgh Festival shows. Like right here, here, and here! There’s also this panto call!

Oh my goodness, a job where you’re paid to break-dance?! Nice!
Step It Up Dance are currently looking for new Breakdance, Street Dance, Cheerleading, Hip Hop & Gymnastics coaches.
Teachers must be qualified and experienced in teaching dance to children and young people of all ages. We accept a wide range of qualifications and courses relating to dance, teaching or sport & exercise.
Find out more at Creative Scotland Opportunities. A super-long closing date on this one!

Love playing computer games? Maybe you should test them.

Rockstar North is looking for enthusiastic and self-motivated individuals to join our Games Test team in Edinburgh. You will be expected to play through our latest games looking for problems and reporting errors.

Find out more at Rockstar. Closing date is the last day in May.

Mac or PC?
If you answered ‘Mac, OBVIOUSLY!’, then you might be happy to hear that Apple are opening a new Edinburgh store… and they’re hiring. (Thanks, Tracey!)

Aaand this might be my favourite job ad ever.

This is a fun and exciting opportunity to play the roles of ‘The Headless Lady’ and ‘Witch’ and be a key part of the exhibition. Female Witch – scripted. Headless Lady – …non scripted.

More info here!

Know of a cool job I should tell people about? Are you hiring? Email and tell me about it, so I can include it on my next pin-board!

I also tweet a ton of arts & other jobs at @BookwormTutors.