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Peripatetic Music Instructor (Brass) - Graveney School

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

The Role

Unqualified Teachers Pay Scale (The current hourly rate of pay is £30.32)

Approx 4 Hours Per Week

Required to start as soon as possible in the autumn term, ideally mid-September.

Would you like the opportunity to work as part of a team of highly experienced and ambitious colleagues? Graveney is an extremely popular and successful 11-18 School, situated in South West London, SW17 with the benefit of being situated in beautiful campus style surroundings with excellent facilities and a warm community atmosphere. We have a commitment to providing the best opportunities to all students and to developing the professional skills and career opportunities of our staff, within a supportive and collaborative environment

Designated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted in March 2015 and widely recognised as one of the top 100 state funded schools in the country.

“Top performing local school again, based on an aggregation of the five key accountability measures…” The Times

For starting as soon as possible in the autumn term, we are looking for an outstanding upper brass teacher to take up a day of teaching (5 hours approx.) in this vibrant and successful music department. The applicant would be joining a team of 20 peripatetic staff and a brass department with both a lower brass teacher and a trumpet specialist. This role would therefore be ideal for a first study French horn player that could teach beginner and intermediate trumpet. The school has a strong musical ethos and there is strong uptake at GCSE and A Level and a broad and exciting extra-curricular programme. There is scope for the right applicant to also play a role leading groups/ensembles depending upon experience. There is a music administrator who will deal with timetables and payment and there are 31 weeks of lessons scheduled throughout the academic year.

Applicants will have:

  • A Music Degree / Diploma or relevant experience
  • Experience of teaching beginner instrumentalists to Grade 8 standard and beyond
  • Experience of preparing students for examinations
  • A desire to work as part of an enthusiastic team and be actively involved in the wider musical life of the school

An information pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below 

Further information for candidates, application form and job description, can be found at

Electronic applications should be returned to  

In accordance with Graveney Trusts commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, applicants must complete both Part 1 and Part 2 of the application forms attached with this advert in order to be considered for shortlisting. Applicants who submit only one single part of the application form will not be processed.

Closing date:  01 September 2022 (at noon)

Interviews:  Week commencing 5th September 2022

Please note that applications will be considered for shortlisting as and when they are received and the Trust reserves the right to close the advert at any time.

Graveney Trust is committed to safeguarding and ensuring the well-being and safety of staff and students. All our employees, volunteers and contractors share this commitment and we will carry out Enhanced DBS checks for all appointments as well ensuring that our rigorous pre-recruitment checks are strictly adhered to.

We foster an inclusive culture that promotes equality of opportunity and values diversity creating an environment where the rights and dignity of all members of our community are respected. We promote a culture that allows staff to grow and flourish, regardless of age, disability, gender identity or expression, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.

Please note that we do not accept CVs and this vacancy is not open to recruitment agencies

Graveney School

(Graveney School is part of Graveney Trust)

Welham Road

Tooting, London

SW17 9BU

Tel: 020 8682 7000


Principal: Cynthia Rickman




Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

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