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Guitar Teacher

£18.73 – £24.03 per hour

Trafford Music Service are seeking to recruit a guitar teacher who is looking for an exciting challenge working to support the development of Trafford's highly regarded Music Service. You will need to be a self-motivated individual, an excellent and passionate teacher and absolutely love teaching strings.

The role includes teaching guitar to children from Year 3 through to secondary age pupils in our Music Centre in Sale.

This post is a 3 hour per week contracted post, for a Saturday morning 9.15 – 12.15. These hours cannot be changed.

We look forward to supporting the successful candidate in their development and we are committed to providing a nurturing and enthusiastic working environment for our staff.
You will have excellent organisational and ICT skills and an ability to work efficiently to deadlines. Excellent communication, planning and delivery is essential to this role, and above all else we want to recruit someone with a love for teaching children and inspiring the next generation of guitarists.

Trafford Council
Contract Type
Part-Time Permanent
Closing Date
17th July 2017

JOB TITLE: Music Tutor – Guitar

DEPARTMENT: Music Service

GRADE: Unqualified Teacher Scale 3- 6 ( £20209 – £26034 FTE)

WORKING PATTERN: Saturday Mornings 9.15 – 12.15am during Trafford Term time

WORKING HOURS: Saturday Mornings 9 – 12.15 during Trafford Term time


Main Purpose of the Job:
To teach pupils in groups or, if appropriate, individually.

Main Duties:
Instrumental tutors are required to act in accordance with the policies of Trafford Music Service. Specific duties may include:
1) Teaching pupils in groups and individually according to their needs
2) Preparing resources to aid pupils’ learning and progress
3) Ensuring pupils’ progress is properly monitored and recorded, and providing written reports at least once a year.
4) Ensuring that teaching spaces are prepared prior to the centre opening to pupils, by arriving well ahead of the start time.
5) Maintaining written records of instruments issued to pupils as appropriate
6) Offering appropriate advice and guidance to pupils.
7) Being familiar with new repertoire and teaching methods
8) Participating in arrangements for further training and professional development
9) Attending staff and parents’ meetings up to three times a year
10) Teaching both Tab and Notation
11) Assisting with the preparation of pupils, ensembles and groups for concerts and other performances
12) Maintaining good order and discipline among pupils and safeguarding their health and safety
13) Ensuring that premises in which activities take place receive due care and respect
14) Undertake any other reasonable duties as required by the Head of Music Service

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Closing Date:
17th July 2017
24th July 2017
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