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Lead Infant Teacher

£20,493 – £26,295 per annum pro rata

Trafford Music Service are proud of our extremely popular Infant music sessions and committed to ensuring further growth in this area of provision. We are seeking to appoint an experienced infant teacher to lead and develop our successful infant sessions at Claremont Centre in Sale.

Trafford Music Service
The Claremont Centre, Sale M33 7DZ
Contract Type
Part-Time Permanent
Closing Date
1st July 2018

We are seeking to appoint an experienced infant teacher to lead and develop our successful infant sessions at Claremont Centre. In addition to leading some of the sessions ( singing and recorder) , the successful candidate will be responsible for liaising with parents at the beginning and end of each session on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday and overseeing and supporting the other infant teachers in delivering their sessions. There will be 1 hour per week office time to be used to support communication with parents, and to plan concerts and general infant development.

The Sessions are as follows:
Infant choir 4.15 – 4.45
Infant Violin or infant P-Buzz 4.45 – 5.15
Supervised infant break 5.15 – 5.30
Infant ukulele 5.30 – 6pm
Infant choir 4.15 – 4.45
Infant Drumming 4.45 – 5.15
Supervised infant break 5.15 – 5.30
Infant recorder 5.30 – 6pm
Infant choir 9.15 – 9.45
Infant recorder / Infant P buzz 9.45 – 10.15
Infant drumming 10.15- 10.45

Main Duties
All tutors are required to act in accordance with the policies of Trafford Music Service. Specific duties may include:
1) Teaching infant pupils in groups up to 30 pupils in each session 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 issued to pupils as appropriate
6) Offering appropriate advice and guidance to pupil and other staff members
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) Support pupils, ensembles and groups in concerts and other performances
11) Maintaining good order and discipline among pupils, making sure all safeguarding and health and safety policies are adhered to.
12) Ensuring that premises in which activities take place receive due care and respect
13) Liaise with parents at the beginning and end of each session
14) Delivering demonstrations in in schools to promote Infant Provision

Office time will include the following duties:
15) Being the main point of contact for parents who would like further information on musical aspects of our Infant provision
16) Working with management to help with continuation for Infants into Juniors
17) Collating Infant Concert information from tutors
18) Giving clear instructions to staff before concerts regarding management of students
19) Encouraging the increase in Infant provision by contacting schools and offering opportunities for demonstration lessons
20) To work with admin team to help produce marketing materials and ideas for Infant promotion
21) Provide SLT with numbers of students attending Infant night and targets
22) Prepare briefs for meetings for Infant Staff
23) Managing staff time in sessions with regards to cost recovery
24) To arrange and manage external concerts for Infant groups with local community music groups
25) Undertake any other reasonable duties as required by the Head of Music Service

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Closing Date:
1st July 2018
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