Overview: Instrumental Music Teacher job vacancy in Surrey recruiting now
Employer: SURREY COUNTY COUNCIL
Location: Surrey, United Kingdom
Employment Type: Permanent
These roles are based at various schools and music centres in Surrey. The starting salary for is £28,469 to £29,131 per annum (pro-rata for part-time), dependent upon experience, inclusive of holiday pay.
Surrey Arts are currently looking for Teachers with skills and availability to teach the following:
- Piano Teacher – 1-2 days (6-12 hours) in Redhill and Reigate area.
- Cello Teacher – 1-2 days (6-12 hours) in Redhill and Reigate area. Stringbabies / early years experience would be an advantage or a willingness to be trained in this area
- Upper Strings Teacher – 2 days (12 hours) Epsom, Addlestone, Staines, Woking. Teaching includes a Saturday morning at the Staines music centre including leading/supporting the string ensembles. Ability to teach whole class violin would be an advantage or a willingness to be trained in this area.
- Piano Teacher(s) – 3+ days (18+ hours), Woking and Guildford. Teaching includes: 9.00-15.00 on a Saturday, 15.30-19.30 on a Tuesday including adult keyboard group and an additional after school slot 15.30-19.30. There are also many daytime teaching slots in local schools. Availability to be discussed at interview with the right candidate.
- Woodwind Teacher – 1-2 days (6-12 hours). Farnham and Haslemere.
Please indicate in your application which post/s you are applying for.
Surrey Arts is the lead partner for Surrey Music Education Hub. Surrey Music Hub s aim is to work in partnership to ensure that children and young people from all backgrounds receive music education that is high quality, wide ranging, sustainable and accessible to all, and that there are clear musical pathways along which children and young people can progress.
Surrey Arts is an ambitious and forward-thinking organisation that places young people at the centre of our work. We are committed to developing Surrey Arts as a genuinely inclusive organisation, and one that meets the needs of the whole diverse community of Surrey. Our EDI strategy is central to our organisational development.
Surrey Arts teaches in excess of 5000 young people every week through instrumental and vocal tuition, music groups and regular activities. We also work cross-arts and deliver vibrant performing and visual arts programmes.
There are over 400 schools in Surrey and Surrey Arts works in, or with, many of them. Excellent school relationships are central to our work. Surrey Arts is the lead partner for Surrey s cultural education partnership, Culture Box Surrey, and we have close links with Surrey s Arts Council England national portfolio organisations (NPOs).
About The Role
We are looking for motivated and committed music leaders to join our thriving team of teaching staff. You will be helping to deliver high quality and innovative music education to children and adults at various schools and venues around the county through weekly instrumental and vocal tuition. You will teach both online and face-to-face and be part of a forward-looking team developing innovative and student-centred learning opportunities.
Surrey Arts delivers a number of enrichment activities such as holiday courses, workshops, and events which staff help support and deliver.
In this role you will be supported by a team of Administrators who will organise your schedule and timetables, and will be in regular contact with parents, schools, and yourselves to ensure the services delivered meet our high expectations.
We deliver 33 weeks of regular lessons within the school academic year plus a range of additional activities and professional training for staff. Staff are expected to be available during the school academic terms and there are opportunities for additional work during the holiday periods.
Our hourly rate of pay ranges from £26.54 to £27.62 per hour for individual/group lessons. Salary is pro-rata to hours worked. We are also looking for teachers who can work during and after school hours including Saturdays. Tutors are supported by a dedicated music administration team and line manager.
We are looking for individuals who:
- Hold a recognised music diploma, degree, or who can demonstrate an equivalent level of achievement in their own field of practice
- Possess specialist musical knowledge related to their instrument or field of practice, and can perform or create music to a high standard
- Are reflective practitioners with a passion for continued learning and development
- Can make positive relationships with children, young people, and the wider Surrey Arts team
- Have experience of working with children from a range of social backgrounds
- Are aware of current initiatives in the UK music education system
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 21/08/2022 with interviews to follow.
When applying please ensure you provide full employment history (explaining any gaps) and full details of relevant qualifications. Please focus your personal statement on how your skills and experience meet the requirements of the ‘specific qualifications and/or experience’ part of the job description.
If you wish to discuss the advertised roles further, please contact with your queries and a member of the team will get back to you.
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