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Peripatetic Music Teacher [Guitar] - Graveney School

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

The Role

Maximum 6 hours per week
Start September 2021

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 a guitar tutor to take up a day of teaching (6 hours) in this vibrant and successful music department. The guitar department already consists of four days of a contemporary electric/bass guitar specialist and a classical guitar specialist and this role would be to teach guitarists in a primarily popular/contemporary idiom across both acoustic and electric disciplines along with some bass guitar too. Experience working with students to prepare GCSE ensembles would be useful. Additionally, experience tutoring students in composition would also be advantageous.

The current hourly rate of pay is £30.32 p/hr. Interested parties should complete the Graveney Trust application form and return by 4th June 2021. The date for interviews will be in the week commencing 14th June 2021. The successful candidate would be required to start from September.

Applicants will have:

  • A Music Degree or Diploma or relevant experience
  • Teaching qualification on instrument (preferred)
  • Experience of teaching beginner instrumentalists to Grade 8 and beyond
  • Experience of preparing students for examinations
  • Experience of leading groups / ensembles

An Application Form and supported documents can be downloaded below. Alternatively they can be found at https://www.graveney.org/Recruitment

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

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]

Closing date for applications: Noon Friday 4th June 2021
Interviews: W/C Monday 14th June 2021

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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