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Instrumental Teacher

£17.55 to £24.61 per hour

Hertfordshire Music Service
Lead Partner of the Hertfordshire Music Hub

Oboe Teacher
As part of Children’s Services, Hertfordshire Music Service offers first class musical opportunities to thousands of young people in the county. We are an award winning service, recognised for our innovative and successful approach to holistic music education.

Hertfordshire Music Service Pay Scale
£17.55 to £24.61 per hour
Progression up the pay scale is through successful annual Performance Management
Part-time, hourly paid posts will be available for suitable applicants

We are looking for an oboe teacher to teach in schools and music centres during the week and on Saturday mornings. The teaching is primarily one to one and there is a possibility of occasional orchestral sectional work and woodwind chamber music.

Hertfordshire Music Services uses safe recruitment practices

Hertfordshire Music Service
West Hertfordshire
Contract Type
Part-Time Permanent
Closing Date
3rd January 2017

Job Purpose:

To provide instrumental/vocal tuition to young people in schools, music centres and other Music Service approved settings.

Principal Accountabilities

The main responsibilities are:
• To teach children and young people both in groups and on a one-to-one basis to play a musical instrument/voice
• To teach or direct larger groups of children, including groups in the First Access programme and ensembles or vocal groups
• To plan and prepare courses of study, teaching materials, teaching programmes and assessment plans
• To assess pupils’ progress and achievements and provide for parents/carers and schools, written and oral assessments, reports and references relating to pupils at least once a year
• To promote the general progress and wellbeing of individual pupils and groups assigned to the teacher
• To participate in meetings to plan and evaluate the quality of teaching and learning and regularly review methods of teaching and programmes of work
• To participate actively in self-evaluation, performance management and Continuing Professional Development
• To maintain good order and discipline among pupils and safeguard their health and safety, in schools, music centres and other settings
• To participate in meetings arranged by the Music Service which relate to the instrumental curriculum, or the administration or organisation of the Music Service, including pastoral arrangements
• To supervise and teach pupils for the Music Service as directed when the regular teacher is not available to teach them
• To participate in arrangements for preparing pupils for public examinations, including grade and GCSE/ A-level examinations and in assessing pupils for the purposes of such examinations, to record and report such assessments and participate in the preparation of pupils’ presentations and supervision during grade examinations where agreed.
• To provide clear pathways of learning for pupils, ensuring that the pupils are involved in appropriate ensembles and performing opportunities; to feed pupils into music centre and county activities, workshops, performances, holiday courses and taster sessions etc.
• To register the attendance of pupils and supervise pupils, whether these duties are to be undertaken before or during music sessions
• To contribute actively as part of the music centre team. This may include participation in the centre’s activities, such as in a Saturday Morning Music School, or directing an ensemble or music class during the evening
• To support schools and music centres by contributing to concerts, open evenings and parents’ evenings
• To undertake any other reasonable task related to instrumental teaching that is required by the Music Service, which may include pastoral duties when appropriate
• To submit data on pupils and activities to a Music Service administration base on request

How to Apply

To apply email your CV to or send it to Lesley Webster, Hertfordshire Music Service, Central Office, Mid Herts Centre for Music & Arts, Birchwood Avenue, Hatfield AL10 0PS.

Closing Date:
3rd January 2017
11 January 2017
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