Visiting Music Teachers: Violin and Piano


Sydenham High School

Job summary

Sydenham High School
Job Role:
Instrumental or vocal teaching
Contract Type:
Part Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Required: Immediately (September/October 2019)

Status: Self-employed

We are seeking a skilled violinist and a skilled pianist with first-rate teaching and communication skills to join our team of self-employed Visiting Music Teachers as soon as possible, and to play a key role in developing our pupils’ musical talents and potential. 

Experience of working with both Prep and Senior age groups, and success in preparing students for grade examinations, will be advantageous. 

We envisage being able to offer half a day to a day’s worth of work for each candidate in the first instance, depending on candidates’ availability. Additional opportunities to be involved with accompanying and/or coaching some chamber music may be available for the right candidates.  

Music at Sydenham High School is vibrant, exciting and enjoying a renaissance. We aim to provide a platform for all our musicians to perform, be that as a soloist or as a member of one of our many ensembles. 

As well as the dedicated Music School, Sydenham High School has its own purpose-built Recital Hall with access to professional sound recording equipment. An adventurous and forward-looking programme of concerts and events is in place for each term, with pupils engaging regularly with professional musicians, as well as performing in professional venues outside the School. 

Sydenham High School, established in 1887, is an independent day school for girls from 4-18 with over 650 pupils. The School is part of the Girls’ Day School Trust (GDST), the largest independent school group in the UK. It is at the forefront of education for girls and a strong voice in promoting opportunities for young women.

For full details and an application pack please visit our website by clicking the apply button.

Alternatively, please contact or the School Office on 0208 557 7000.

Applications should be received by 8.00am on Monday 23 September 2019.  

References for shortlisted candidates will be taken before interview.

GDST are committed to the safeguarding of children, and child protection screening will apply to this post.

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