Peripatetic Music Teacher - Voice Specialist, Hampstead, London

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Devonshire House Preparatory SchoolHampstead, London

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £35 - £37/Hr
Contract term: Permanent

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

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Closing date for completed applications;  24th May 2018, with interviews and lesson observations taking place on Tuesday 5th June 2018.


Peripatetic Music Teacher - Voice Specialist

To teach Voice lessons 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.


  • 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; 24th May 2018, with interviews and lesson observations taking place on Tuesday 5th June 2018.

Interviews for early applicants may take place before the deadline.

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More about Devonshire House Preparatory School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Age Range: 2 - 13 years
Address: 2 Arkwright Road, Hampstead, London, NW3 6AE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 207 435 1916
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