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Violin Teacher

Up to £31,868 FTE

West Sussex Music is seeking a dedicated and dynamic visiting violin and viola teacher to join a specialist team.

West Sussex Music
Herbert Shiner, Petworth
Contract Type
Full-Time Permanent, Part-Time Permanent
Closing Date
22nd June 2018

You will have the opportunity to enhance and develop your career within a forward-thinking music hub and be involved with all areas of our educational delivery. This may include ensemble and sectional direction, together with a mix of beginner, intermediate and youth level tuition, in addition to WCET first access programmes, as well as supporting the development of West Sussex Music’s renowned County Ensembles and enrichment programme for gifted and talented students.This post may be offered on a full-time or part-time permanent basis or as an hourly paid position.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate the following essential attributes:
• Outstanding and creative upper strings teacher with high expectations for pupils
• A confident instrumental performer
• Belief in the benefits of an holistic approach to music education
• Effective communicator with colleagues, schools and pupils
• Highly organised, hardworking and a professional role model
• Dedicated team player who is willing to contribute to the success of West Sussex Music
• A positive, proactive individual able to adapt to changing circumstances and embrace new ideas
• Commitment to furthering their own continuing personal development
• Understanding of recent developments in music education and pedagogy

We would be very interested in applicants with the following desirable attributes:
• Ability to direct instrumental ensembles at all ability levels
• Experience of whole-class first access teaching

Benefits include:
• Up to £31,868 FTE (dependent on skills and experience)
• Teachers’ pension
• Business mileage between schools
• Continuing professional development opportunities
• The support of a great team

West Sussex Music is committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people. All posts are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). References will always be taken up in advance of interview, and we may contact other previous employers for references.

How to Apply

Application forms are available to download on our ‘Working for West Sussex Music’ page at:
For further information contact or telephone 08452 082 182.

Closing Date:
22nd June 2018
Week Commencing Monday 25 June
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