Published
June 3, 2024
Location
Job Type
Short Summary
We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, experienced and well-qualified visiting strings teacher (violin) who is an excellent practitioner in their field to join our flourishing Performing Arts Depa
Salary
Competitive
Working Pattern
Part time, Casual
Closing Date
June 17, 2024

Description

Self-employed – Term time

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, experienced and well-qualified visiting strings teacher (violin) who is an excellent practitioner in their field to join our flourishing Performing Arts Department. The successful candidate will help inspire enthusiasm for string playing at the School and encourage pupils to engage in our ensembles. Professional performing experience which can be imparted to the pupils and basic keyboards skills enabling the VMT to accompany their pupils and prepare aural to some degree would be advantageous. We have a number of pupils taking violin and viola lessons and taking formal graded examinations. All genres of music and styles are actively encouraged, and our teachers are adept at teaching these differing styles.

The successful candidate should have experience of preparing students for ABRSM and Trinity exams. Pupils are extremely enthusiastic about their music lessons and enjoy a wide range of repertoire; pupils are encouraged to play in several ensembles, and present themselves regularly for formal and informal concerts and competitions, including our Concerto Competition.

Initially, we anticipate up to half a day of teaching; pupils could require lessons across 30 weeks of the academic year. We envisage that this number will increase.

To apply please click apply below, or alternatively download and complete the following forms, and return them, with a letter supporting your application, by email to recruitment@stjohns.surrey.sch.uk; you may wish to attach a CV.

Closing Date: 9am, Monday 17 June 2024

Interviews will be held week commencing 17 June 2024

Interviews may occur at any stage after applications are received. We reserve the right to appoint at any time in the recruitment process and therefore invite interested candidates to apply as soon as possible.

St John’s School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. The School may carry out online searches on shortlisted candidates and all applications will be required to provide details of their online profile, including social media accounts, as part of their application.

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