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Music Teacher Tasks that you can be paid to do.

Tuesday, April 18, 2023 by Gemma Wilkins | Virtual Assistant

What is a VA

In today's digital age, many businesses and individuals are turning to virtual assistants to help manage their administrative tasks. A virtual assistant, or VA, is a remote worker who provides administrative, technical, or creative assistance to clients from a remote location. Virtual assistants can perform a wide range of tasks, from managing email and scheduling appointments to social media management and bookkeeping. By hiring a virtual assistant, clients can offload time-consuming administrative tasks and focus on more high-value activities.

Flexibility for the win

About three years ago I successfully landed my first Virtual Assistant position with another music teacher. The work started at about 5 hours a week, monitoring their emails. Over time it has ebbed and flowed, but is between 5-10 hours a week, every week of the year.

Skills ready to be monetised
Many other teachers will usually respond that their admin skills are not up to scratch, but I disagree. There are common admin tasks that almost every music teacher does, that is desirable and  in demand in the virtual assistant arena.

If you can do any of these things:
- Reply to customer enquiries
- Schedule emails
- Schedule social media posts
- Write website copy
- Send out emails

Free training to get you started

Then you likely already have skills that are useful to others as a VA. Becoming a VA can feel daunting, especially alongside an existing business, and that's why I recommend this free 5 day kickstart challenge. 

The challenges happen every second month, are obligation free and the sessions and workbook are invaluable resources to get a better idea on how to add a side gig to your studio as a VA.

You can sign up for details on the kickstart challenge here, and nevermind if you've missed the most recent one, you'll get a reminder when the next one is coming :)