Seeking jewellery tutor for evening course at Drummond Community High School

Fiona Henderson, the adult education organiser for North Edinburgh, is seeking a jewellery tutor to take an evening course at Drummond Community High School (bottom of Broughton Street) . It is a beginner level silver jewellery making course, and anyone interested should contact Fiona directly:

  • by email on
  • or by telephone on 0131 477 7801 | or Tel 0131 538 7285|

The course is described as a silver jewellery beginner course:


No experience is necessary but reasonable use of the hands is required.



By the end of the course students will have learned/be able to:

-Several basic jewellery making techniques such as sawing, filing, soldering, texturing,polishing and finishing metals.

-Stonesetting and rollprinting



Techniques are demonstrated on a weekly basis until students are confident enough to use them to design and create their own pieces of jewellery using copper, silver and stones.



Students will be able to purchase a starter pack on the first day for £6. This will include solder, sawblades, a drill bit, some silver wire and sheet, copper sheet and a stone to set. Students will be required to buy their own materials as they progress, with guidance from the tutor.


Please bring a pencil and a sketchbook.


The tutor will be employed by the council and paid at the set rate of £18.18ph plus 10.29% for holidays which brings it up to around £20ph inclusive of travel, set up and preparation. The money will be paid directly into a bank account in arrears.

The dates are as follows:

02 Oct 2018, 7 – 9pm

09 Oct 2018, 7 – 9pm

23 Oct 2018, 7 – 9pm

30 Oct 2018, 7 – 9pm

06 Nov 2018, 7 – 9pm

13 Nov 2018, 7 – 9pm

20 Nov 2018, 7 – 9pm

27 Nov 2018, 7 – 9pm

04 Dec 2018, 7 – 9pm

11 Dec 2018, 7 – 9pm

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