An enthusiastic and inspiring Visiting Music Teacher of Oboe is required from April 2020. This is an outstanding opportunity to work with talented and enthusiastic students and teach in a most vibrant and successful department, teaching boys from school years three to thirteen.
Warwick School is part of the Warwick Independent Schools Foundation and whilst this role is based at our Myton Road site we are keen whenever possible to involve students from King’s High School and Warwick Preparatory School.
Principal Duties & Responsibilities of a Visiting Music Teacher
- To teach a fixed number of individual lessons each term as required by your Head of Section. The number of pupils taught shall be at the discretion of the Head of Section.
• To actively encourage and inspire students in their studies through demonstrations and involvement in the Music Department activities.
• To prepare musical items with pupils to enhance various occasions in school life e.g. concerts and assemblies.
• To be able to contribute to the extra-curricular music programme where appropriate.
• To construct and maintain your individual teaching timetable (informing pupils and the Head of Section of any changes).
• To keep an up to date register of pupils and maintain a regular record of tasks set and progress made.
• To record and follow up any pupil absences liaising with the Music office.
• To write individual reports twice a year commenting on pupils' progress or when required by the Director of Music.
• To prepare pupils for examinations where appropriate.
• To make contact with parents as need be (in line with the school’s Communications Policy).
• To keep in regular contact with your Head of Section about pupils taught, highlighting issues as needed and informing of progress and suitability for extra-curricular groups.
• To use computer software packages on a daily basis to ensure all records are accurately maintained.
• To understand their role in the context of safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults, with an ability to form and maintain appropriate relationships and personal boundaries with children and young people. To share a genuine commitment and understanding of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, reporting any concerns to the Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) as soon as they arise.