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Employer Charterhouse
Location Surrey
Salary Competitive Peri Rate
Contract type Part Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts September 2017 or January 2018

Charterhouse is based in a magnificent 215 acre site near Godalming in Surrey. In addition to the main school buildings, there are 11 boarding houses, 4 girls boarding hostels, and around 80 residential properties spread over the school campus and nearby town environs. There are about 800 pupils aged 13 to 18; over 60 girls are admitted to the Sixth Form each year. The School enjoys outstanding cultural and sporting facilities and an enviable record of academic and all-round achievement. In total Charterhouse employs around 450 staff, 110 of whom are involved with the teaching of the pupils.

We are looking for an experienced teacher with a proven record of excellent teaching skills and the ability to teach tenors and basses at all levels from beginner to diploma standard. Candidates will also be experienced accompanists, with an enthusiasm to see this as an integral part of their work here. 

It is envisaged that there will be one, and possibly two days’ teaching available per week. The successful applicant will join a thriving and enthusiastic team of five Singing teachers, who give lessons to well over 100 students every week. 

Good organisational skills are essential. Teachers are expected to formulate their own timetables, to keep a register, to report any absences on a weekly basis, and to write termly reports. Our teachers are required to give between 28 and 30 lessons per annum, and a regular commitment is required, although there is flexibility in allowing for professional engagements. 

Visiting Music Teachers are PAYE employees of the school and receive a pension, free membership of the Charterhouse Sports Club, and holiday pay. 

For full details and an application form, please see our website, 

The closing date for applications is Friday 9 June 2017. Short-listed candidates will be notified by email by 5pm on Monday 12 June 2017.  Short-listed candidates will be called to interview on Monday 26 June 2017, and will be asked to perform and to teach.

The post-holder will be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children with whom he/she comes into contact.  They must ensure compliance with the School's Child Protection Policy Statement at all times. This appointment will be subject to checks with the Disclosure and Barring Service and with past employers.

About the employer

Charterhouse is a beautiful school and a wonderful place to live and work.  It was founded in 1611 and moved to its present magnificent 250 acre site near Godalming in Surrey in 1872. Few schools can offer such a splendid backdrop for teaching a...

Information about Charterhouse
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary with sixth form
Funding status Independent
Gender Mixed
Age range 13 - 18 years
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