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Freelance Music Practitioners (Kingston Youth String Orchestra Director & Woodwind Specialist)

Individual: £35 - £37 per hour; Ensemble Director: £37 - £39 per hour

Kingston Music Service is looking to add talented and enthusiastic tutors to their Freelance Music Practitioner Panel to start work in September 2024. We are looking for practitioners to teach woodwind, drum kit, guitar and/or piano and an exceptional candidate to lead our string orchestra.

Employer
Kingston Music Service (Royal Borough of Kingston)
Location
Various schools across the borough
Contract Type
Self-Employed
Start Date
September 2024
Closing Date
30th June 2024

The friendly team at Kingston Music Service (KMS) is looking to add talented and enthusiastic tutors to their Freelance Music Practitioner Panel to start work in September 2024. We are currently looking for practitioners to:

  • Direct our accomplished Kingston Youth String Orchestra. They currently meet on Tuesdays from 18:30 until 20:00. There could be scope to add assisting the Kingston Training Youth Orchestra earlier in the evening for the right candidate and/or take on individual teaching on your main instruments,
  • teach woodwind at schools and music centres across the borough,
  • teach drum kit, guitar and/or piano at their Hook Music Centre on a Saturday, teaching individually, in small groups and possibly to larger groups. Other work could also be available to the right candidate at our other centres and local schools.

We are looking for gifted and committed musicians, with a passion for music education who are able to nurture a love of music in all they teach through the use of varied repertoire and pedagogy. In turn, KMS offers all practitioners INSET throughout the year, continued support and encouragement to expand their teaching experience through shadowing, training and a range of growth opportunities.

About Kingston Music Service

Kingston Music Service (KMS) offers a range of music activities for young people and adult learners at home, in school and at four music centres across the borough. KMS is a Local Authority service which receives core funding from Arts Council England. It is the lead organisation of the Kingston Music Education Hub that work with various partners to create joined up music education provision in the Royal Borough of Kingston Upon Thames. Further details of our activities can be found on our website.

How to Apply

Application is by application form and video performance.

Kingston Music Service reserves the right to interview and recruit before this date as candidates apply.

Closing Date:
30th June 2024

About the Provider

Kingston Music Service

Kingston Music Service (KMS) offers a range of music activities for young people and adult learners at home, in school and at four music centres. KMS is a Local Authority service that work with partners to create joined up music education provision.

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