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Peripatetic Music Instructor (Voice) - Graveney School

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

The Role

Maximum 6.5 hours per week

Start 19th April 2022 [Summer Term]

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, located 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 aspirations 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

We are looking for an outstanding singing teacher to take up a day of teaching (6.5 hours approx.) in this vibrant and successful music department. The department believes firmly in the power of a musical education via singing and has 5 different choirs. We welcome applications from a range of musical backgrounds and are particularly interested with candidates that can enthuse students about a wide range of vocal music from classical to pop repertoire, teaching good technique across all disciplines. The department regularly has students achieve ABRSM Grade 8 distinctions and this role would be to teach students from Year 7 to Year 13. 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 vocalists to Grade 8 and beyond
  • Experience of preparing students for ABRSM and equivalent examinations
  • The ability to accompany their students in lessons from the piano
  • A good knowledge of vocal technique and potentially a qualification
  • 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 

Alternatively, they can be found at https://www.graveney.org/Recruitment

Completed Graveney Trust application form should be returned to recruitment@graveney.wandsworth.sch.uk

Closing date: 27 January 2022 (at noon)

Interviews: Week commencing 07 February 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. Successful candidates will be contacted directly to interview.

(The selection process is likely to take place ‘in person’ under strict social distancing guidelines)

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Please note that we do not accept CVs. Strictly no agencies please.

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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