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Job details
Employer Devonshire House Preparatory School
Location Hampstead, London
Salary £35 - £37/Hr
Contract type Part Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Posted
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts Immediate

We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and dedicated Piano specialist and Woodwind specialist to join our busy, thriving Music Department. Knowledge of current Piano or Woodwind syllabus and willingness to teach elements of music theory and aural training are essential.

To apply for the post, please click the 'Apply Now' button below.

Closing date for completed applications; 5pm on Thursday 21st September 2017

JOB DESCRIPTION 

Peripatetic Music Teacher - Piano and/or Woodwind Specialists

This role can be undertaken by one person, or split into two roles. We currently have 10 pupils for Piano, and 10 pupils for Woodwind. 

  • To teach piano and/or woodwind instruments to pupils from Years 1 to 8, as agreed with the Head of Music.
  • planning and preparing lessons in relation to individual pupils' needs and examination syllabuses;
  • acquiring appropriate teaching materials and resources;
  • teaching music theory, aural skills and practical techniques to pupils;
  • ensuring up-to-date knowledge and awareness of examination requirements;
  • entering and preparing pupils for examinations;
  • motivating pupils and encouraging progress; liaising with the Head of Music, academic staff and parents;
  • assessing pupils’ abilities, providing feedback and writing reports;
  • participating in school concerts and recitals;
  • keeping records of students’ attendance and lessons taught.
  • To attend school events, as required, in the course of the year such as parents' evenings, performances, and concerts.
  • Periodically to review programmes of work and methods of teaching.
  • To attend courses to develop professional skills.

For the Woodwind Teacher:

  • · run two woodwind ensembles (Years 1 to 3, and Years 4 - 8)

GENERAL

  • To work in a co-operative, diplomatic and flexible manner.
  • To foster and maintain good working relationships, acting as a courteous, friendly and business-like member of the school team.
  • To maintain good practice in terms of staff attendance, discipline and professional attitude in the school.
  • To keep the Headmistress or Deputy Head informed of any relevant matters concerning pupils or staff.
  • To work with the administrative staff in order to ensure the smooth running of the school on a day-to-day basis and on special occasions.
  • To undertake such additional duties as might be reasonably requested by the Headmistress or other authorised person.

Elements of this job description may be re-negotiated periodically.

Devonshire House Preparatory School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. 

If the candidate has lived in a country other than the UK for a period of 3 months or more since the age of 18, a foreign criminal policy check will be required irrespective of whether they worked in those countries. Devonshire House Preparatory School is an equal opportunities employer. 

To apply for the post, please click the 'Apply Now' button below.

Closing date for completed applications; 5pm on Thursday 21st September 2017

Interviews will likely take place during the week of the 25th of September. Interviews for early applicants may take place before the deadline.

About the employer

Information about Devonshire House Preparatory School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Primary
Funding status Independent
Age range 2 - 13 years
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Locations and contacts

2 Arkwright Road
Hampstead
London
NW3 6AE
United Kingdom