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Peripatetic Teacher of Brass

The Godolphin and Latymer SchoolHammersmith, London

Peripatetic Teacher of Brass

Temporary and part time

To start as soon as possible

The Godolphin and Latymer School is one of the country’s leading independent day schools for girls, located on a six acre site in Hammersmith, London.  The School’s facilities are excellent, making it an exciting place to learn and work.  The students at Godolphin and Latymer receive unrivalled academic and pastoral support.  Both curricular Music and extra-curricular activities within Music and the Performing Arts are highly popular, leading to outstanding examination results and producing a thriving programme of exceptional events.

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, well-qualified and experienced Brass teacher to join the school on a temporary and part time basis as soon as possible, on the completion of all required pre-appointment checks.  This will be a fixed purpose contract to cover a period of short term leave.  The contract will terminate on the return of the permanent post-holder.

The allocation of teaching will likely amount to approximately two days per week.  The appointed candidate will teach pupils, ranging from complete beginners to those of a high standard, the technique and musicianship required, offering encouragement, support and guidance as necessary.  The role includes preparing appropriate pupils for Associated Board (or similar) Music Exams and preparing appropriate pupils for the practical component of GCSE and A Level examinations.

We offer excellent staff benefits and a competitive rate of pay.

For further information about our school, please visit  Fully completed application forms should be returned to as soon as possible.  Please note that applications must be made on the school’s application form.  CVs alone will not be accepted.

There is no closing date for this vacancy.  Applications will be considered on receipt and interviews may occur at any stage.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and responsibility.  Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

The safeguarding responsibilities of the post include; all staff working in the School during the school day will have contact with children and will therefore be in regulated activity.  As a teaching member of staff you will be working directly with, and be responsible for, the children that you teach.  You are also likely to have contact with other pupils on a regular basis which may include specific pastoral or other responsibilities for pupils whom you do not teach.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the School is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are "spent" unless they are "protected" under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.

The Charity called The Godolphin and Latymer School (charity registration number 312699) is administered by The Godolphin and Latymer School Foundation, a charitable company limited by guarantee (Company number 3598439).

THE GODOLPHIN AND LATYMER SCHOOL, Iffley Road, Hammersmith, London, W6 0PG.

HMC/GSA 800 girls, 11-18 (220 in the Sixth Form).

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