Visiting Music Teacher of Piano, Oxfordshire

Closing date:Expiring soon

Bloxham SchoolOxfordshire

Date posted:
Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

The Music Department is housed in a self-contained building which incorporates a recital room, a modern music technology suite, classroom and numerous practice/teaching rooms. The music teachers deliver 200 individual music lessons a week in 60 and 30 minute lessons. The department’s inclusive philosophy allows for a large cross-section of the school community to benefit from the various music making opportunities, including subsidised lessons for endangered instruments. There are also a series of workshops and talks given by professional musicians. The Director of Music is supported by a part time administrator and a talented and hard working team of 18 Visiting Music Teachers and a Musician in Residence.

Job Description

• Teaching pupils from beginner to advanced level in piano

• Preparing all students for participation in events including concerts

• Proactive in establishing and running ensembles

• Preparing students for graded examinations

• Liaising with the Director of Music regarding student progress

• Providing written assessment/progress reports on each student in line with whole school policies

• Occasionally leading masterclasses and workshops as requested by the Director of Music.

Essential Criteria

• Experience in teaching a wide range of ages and abilities

• Proven success in preparing students for exams at all levels

• Proven success in coaching ensembles

• Able to use Microsoft Office computer packages within the wok environment

• Excellent communication skills, both written and oral

• Inspirational and motivational teaching style

Desirable Criteria

• Post graduate qualification in Music

• Experience in leading masterclasses, workshops and/or coaching a chamber of music

Working Hours

Part time, minimum of 7 hours per week. Working pattern to be discussed at interview.



More about Bloxham School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Bloxham, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX15 4PE, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1295 720222
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