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Peripatetic Music Instructor (Piano) - Graveney School

The Role

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 piano teacher to take up a short day of teaching (3-4 hours approx.) in this vibrant and successful music department. The applicant would be joining a team of 20 peripatetic staff with five other piano-teaching staff. The school has a strong musical ethos and there is enthusiastic uptake at GCSE and A Level and a broad and exciting extra-curricular programme. It would be advantageous for applicants to also be skilled accompanists. There is a music administrator who will deal with timetables and payment and there are 31 weeks of lessons scheduled throughout the academic year.

The successful candidate would be required to start as soon as possible in the autumn term, ideally mid-September.

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
  • Experience as an accompanist
  • 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 https://www.graveney.org/Recruitment/

Electronic applications must be returned to recruitment@graveney.wandsworth.sch.uk

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

Website: www.graveney.org

Principal: Cynthia Rickman



Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

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