Guitar Teacher, Casterton, Sedbergh Preparatory School Casterton, Kirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria, LA6 2SG

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Casterton, Sedbergh Preparatory SchoolCasterton, Sedbergh Preparatory School Casterton, Kirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria, LA6 2SG

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Start date: 01/09/2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent

Sedbergh School is one of England’s leading independent schools, located in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales National Park and on the boarder of the Lake District National Park. The Senior School is located in the Dales town of Sedbergh and the Preparatory School is in the village of Casterton, near Kirkby Lonsdale.

Applications are invited for a talented and enthusiastic Teacher of Guitar to join the busy and thriving Music Department at Sedbergh Preparatory School as a Visiting Music Teacher. Half a day of teaching is anticipated in September, with the expectation that demand will grow.

The successful applicant will be highly qualified and experienced, with the ability to teach pupils of all ages and abilities. He/she will have experience in working with young musicians and with beginners.  A flexible attitude is key.

We can offer competitive pay (including a travel allowance), a supportive environment, a wonderful team of staff and pupils and a superb location and facilities.

Both the Senior and Preparatory Schools have thriving music departments with a wealth of instrumental and vocal ensembles. Music is an important part of Sedbergh School life and the Prep School enjoys a busy performance schedule which includes 25-30 concerts, services and productions each year.

Deadline for applications: 9am Monday 18th June 2018

Interviews: Thursday 21st & Friday 22nd June 2018

Please send application forms to Miss Anastasia Micklethwaite, Director of Music at Sedbergh Preparatory School, via

Safeguarding the welfare of children is of the highest priority to Sedbergh School. Every employee of the school has a responsibility to:
    - Protect Children from abuse
    - Be aware of the School’s safeguarding procedures
    - Know how to access and implement the required procedures
    - Keep a sufficient record of any significant complaint, conversation or event
    - Report any matters of concern to the Designated Safeguarding Lead
    - Attend annual in-service training provided by the School 

Sedbergh School is committed to safeguarding & protecting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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More about Casterton, Sedbergh Preparatory School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 13 years
Address: Kirkby Lonsdale, Carnforth, Lancashire, LA6 2SG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 15242 79200
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Casterton, Sedbergh Preparatory School is very much a family school. We care for the children in small classes which allows us to get to know and understand the individual needs of each and every child. We foster their talents and nurture their growt...