Peripatetic Singing Teacher of Pop, Musical Theatre and Classical

Contract TypePART TIME
Salary£31.99 per hour
Start DateJanuary 2023
Closing Date9th October 2022
We are looking to appoint a peripatetic singing teacher to work within our flourishing and successful music department.

Tring Park School for the Performing Arts is one of the UK’s leading vocational and academic schools, situated in glorious countryside just half an hour from London. Working with 360 boarding and day pupils, aged 7 to 19, you will join a dedicated and supportive staff team within a school that offers the advantage of small classes with talented and committed students and strong public examination results.

We offer a wide range of benefits including a pension scheme, cycle to work scheme, free school lunches during term time, free onsite parking and enhanced maternity and paternity schemes.

About the role

This role is required part-time and is hourly paid. The successful candidate can decide whether to work on Mondays or Fridays – working hours to be agreed based on student demand however some flexibility is required.

Main Duties

  • To teach one-to-one singing lessons as per the rotational timetable.
  • Teach pupils, ranging from complete beginners to those of diploma standard, the technique and musicianship required to develop as singers, offering encouragement, support and guidance as necessary
  • To encourage and prepare pupils for entry in graded examinations (ABRSM, Trinity, RockSchool etc).
  • Reports – To prepare reports of pupils’ progress and maintain an up-to-date register.
  • Being familiar with all the general requirements for public examinations (including GCSE, AS, A Level and entry requirements for university and other courses) and ensuring proper preparation of the pupils for them.
  • To attend staff meetings, in-service training and conferences regularly to keep up to date with current training modalities.
  • To undertake any reasonable additional duties at the request of the Principal.

Person Specification

Essential

  • Be able to confidently teach and coach pop, musical theatre and classical repertoire
  • Excellent skills in chosen instrument
  • Competent keyboard skills for accompanying students in lessons
  • Able to teach to diploma standard
  • Experience of one to one teaching
  • Proven IT skills, including Word, Excel, Outlook and MS Teams
  • Ability to work as an efficient, reliable and flexible team member
  • Clean driving license (could possibly need to escort students to exams)
  • To support and uphold the school’s policies
  • Promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young persons for whom you are responsible and with whom you come into contact

Desirable

  • Experience of teaching music theory.

Apply

Step 1. Complete Application Form

Download Application Form

Step 2. Apply via email

If you would like to apply for this role, please email us the Application Form along with a cover letter.

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Tring Park School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. It is an offence to apply for a role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity with children. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete a self-declaration form relating to any criminal record or information that would make them unsuitable to work with children. For information on how we will use your personal information during the recruitment process, please see the Staff Privacy Notice.