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Peripatetic Teacher of Drum Kit and Percussion

Oxfordshire County Music Service is looking for a full-time peripatetic teacher of drum kit and orchestral percussion to start work in April 2020. The ideal candidate will be able to teach both drum kit and orchestral percussion to Grade 8 standard, however we welcome applications from specialists which we will consider on merit. Applications from candidates with substantial experience of group or class teaching would be particularly welcomed. A car and full UK driving licence will be essential for this role.

Oxfordshire County Music Service
Contract Type
Full-Time Permanent
Closing Date
19th March 2020

Oxfordshire County Music Service (OCMS) is a progressive music service that also values tradition. We are looking for a gifted, committed music educator to enhance our talented and expanding team. Oxfordshire is a great place to live and work and OCMS is able to operate school teachers pay and conditions (qualified and unqualified) subject to local agreement.

Oxfordshire County Music Service is looking for a percussion and drum kit teacher to join its team of visiting musicians teaching in schools throughout the county.

We are looking for teachers who are:
• Able to teach pupils from beginner to post grade eight standard in primary and secondary schools on their specialist instrument
• Able to teach students individually, and in groups
• Able to teach a range of string instruments at a beginner level
• Able to work during the day, at the evening and on Saturday mornings

The Oxfordshire County Music Service is an “Outstanding Music Service” with an international reputation. It offers weekly instrumental tuition and a thriving programme of other activities and events including vocal; performing arts; music technology; early music; music theory; area Music Centres; early years and adult programmes and courses during the weekends and school holidays. Progression is provided in all its ensembles from big bands and rock and pop groups through to wind bands and orchestras, the more advanced groups of which regularly perform at Oxfordshire’s cultural events, in national venues and in annual overseas tours.

Teachers will be paid on the qualified or unqualified scale for school teachers according to qualifications and experience.

Salary: Unqualified £17,682 – £27,965 per annum or Qualified £24,373 – £35,971 per annum

Due to teachers having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, candidates will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

For an informal discussion about the post please telephone 01865 816990.

How to Apply

To submit an application, please visit the Oxfordshire County Council jobs board. 

Closing Date:
19th March 2020
Monday 23rd or Tuesday 24th March 2020
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