Peripatetic Music Teacher (French Horn)


King's College School. Wimbledon

Job summary

King's College School. Wimbledon
Job Role:
Instrumental or vocal teaching
Contract Type:
Part Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Required from September 2022

King's is an extremely sought-after school with outstanding academic results and a vibrant cocurriculum. Overlooking Wimbledon Common, the school is situated in one of the most attractive parts of south-east England and benefits from exceptional grounds and facilities.

From September 2022 we are seeking to engage the services of a dynamic and experienced musician, as a self-employed, peripatetic visiting music teacher, to teach the French Horn for approximately one day per week throughout the junior and senior schools. The successful person will teach approximately seven individual lessons as well as a beginner group each week. There is the potential to expand this teaching further in the future.

You will hold a good degree in Music from a well-respected university or conservatoire. You will have proven ability as a performer, ideally as both a chamber musician and orchestral player, together with the ability as an inspiring teacher to pupils, both beginners and up to and including grade 8 level. You will possess excellent IT, communication, organisation and listening skills, and will be able to establish a good rapport with parents, pupils and other stakeholders. Prior experience of teaching music in a school environment would be advantageous.

Further details, including a full job description and application form are available from the school's website, by clicking the "apply" button above.

Closing date: Friday 3rd June 2022 at 9am

Interviews: Tuesday 14th June 2022 (during the morning)

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, peripatetic teachers and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

King’s College School is fully committed to the principles of equality, diversity and inclusivity in its recruitment of teaching and support staff.

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