Job details

Job details
Employer Gordon's School
Location Woking
Contract type Part Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Posted Ad expiring soon
Closing date

Main Purpose of the Job

Gordon’s School has a long and proud history of piping and drumming and it’s Pipes and Drums band is an important part of the school and its marching as well as being a feature of local and national events.  The School is looking for Pipe and Drum Instructors to instruct the band up to three afternoons per week and to assist with parade practice one afternoon per week as required.  They may be required to attend some of the 8 school parades per year and to assist at external events where the band is playing. 

Duties and Responsibilities

Include but are not limited to:

 - Instructing students in the Pipes and Drums band in piping and / or drumming 

 - Assist with maintaining the equipment 

 - Attend Parades and Pipes and Drums events as required

  Person Specification 

 Candidates will require: 

• A high level of technical performance skills

• Excellent instrumental teaching skills

• An ability to inspire and enthuse students about music and instrumental playing

• An ability to create and adapt musical arrangements in a variety of styles and genres    

Gordon’s School is a State Boarding and Day School and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment – applicants must be willing to undergo appropriate screening including a DBS check.

About the employer

Gordon’s is a non-selective, 11-18 school of 840 boys and girls.  Unusually for a state school it offers residential boarding facilities to 200 students. Founded in 1886, its historical links with General Charles Gordon have shaped the ethos and...

Information about Gordon's School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 18 years
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Locations and contacts

West End
GU24 9PT
United Kingdom
+44 1276 855335