Visiting Music Teacher – Singing – (Junior and Senior Schools)


Highgate School

Job summary

Highgate School
£34.05 per hour for individual tuition
Job Role:
Instrumental or vocal teaching
Contract Type:
Part Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Highgate seeks to appoint an experienced singing teacher to teach individual singing lessons across the Junior and Senior Schools from January 2020. The role requires the singing teacher to provide pupils with a rounded musical education and the successful applicant will be an experienced and talented teacher, who is able to inspire young singers.

A strong pedagogical background, with an interest in musical theatre as well as classical music, will be an advantage.

Main Responsibilities

  • To teach 35-minute or 50-minute music lessons to pupils as requested by the Director of Music
  • To set an example of high standards to pupils by demonstrating the taught instrument in lessons
  • To provide a considered programme of study tailored to each individual pupil that allows for continuity from lesson to lesson
  • To provide 30 music lessons to each pupil each academic year 
  • To ensure that each pupil is aware if his or her practice requirements for the next lesson and is following those requirements 
  • To prepare pupils to perform in concerts and in other public events 
  • To prepare pupils for public exams as appropriate 
  • To write reports to parents or carers twice a year on each pupil’s progress 
  • To attend Parents’ Evening once a year
  • To attend professional development training and the Visiting Music Teacher’s forum once a year

Application Procedure

Applications should be made via Highgate’s website by clicking the apply button.

For any queries please contact Alice Buchanan, HR & Recruitment Officer, Highgate School, North Road, London N6 4AY.

Closing date for applications is Sunday 3 November 2019.

Interviews will take place week commencing 4 November 2019.

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