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Singing Teacher

Pin icon SL6 Maidenhead
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Calendar icon 28 days ago
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At Claires Court Schools, we are seeking to work with an enthusiastic and passionate self-employed Singing Teacher (Classical Preferred).

There are opportunities to teach students primarily in our senior and sixth form school although numbers vary from year to year. We estimate one or one and a half days per week during term time depending on demand. Read on for more details.

Singing Teacher (Classical Preferred)
Maidenhead, SL6

  • Self Employed
  • Circa 1 – 1.5 days per week during term time (varies with demand)

Please Note: Applicants must be authorised to work in the UK

The Singing Teacher Role:

The purpose of the role is to provide high-quality and creative Singing teaching and coaching for children of all abilities as well as pupils on scholarship schemes.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Planning and preparing lessons and overall schemes of work in relation to individual pupils' needs and examination syllabuses
  • Acquiring appropriate teaching materials and resources
  • Preparing pupils for performances and examinations
  • Motivating pupils and encouraging progress
  • Liaising with academic staff and parents
  • Arranging lesson schedules and collecting fees
  • Ensuring up-to-date knowledge and awareness of examination requirements
  • Assessing pupils’ abilities, providing feedback and writing reports
  • Encourage performance opportunities for your pupils, such as concerts for friends and relatives
  • Supporting recitals and concerts for pupils' families and Friends 
  • Teaching music theory, aural skills and practical techniques to pupils – as appropriate and relevant

Skills and Qualities:

  • Musical and teaching ability
  • Patience, perseverance and excellent communication skills
  • The ability to motivate and encourage your pupils
  • High standards of professionalism and professional ethics
  • Excellent self-management and organisational skills
  • Passion and enthusiasm for music and teaching

Above all, you must want the very best for our pupils and be prepared to put their needs first. You recognise the importance of educating the whole child within a broad curricular and co-curricular programme, and of achieving high standards.

How to apply for the role:

If you have the skills and experience required for this position, click “apply” today and check your inbox for an email providing more information on how to tailor your application and provide a cover letter or any supporting documents.

Applications must be received by 8 am on Monday 8 July 2024.

You must be authorised to work in the UK. No agencies please.

Equal Opportunities

It is the policy of Claires Court Schools to ensure equality of opportunity for all members of staff, both teaching and non-teaching.

Safeguarding Statement

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo Child Protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

In addition to an assessment of their ability to perform the duties of the post applied for, candidates invited to attend for interview should expect further discussion relating to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

Pre-Employment Checks

In accordance with our Recruitment of Ex-offenders Policy, you are advised that all posts within the School will have the opportunity for unsupervised contact with children and therefore all shortlisted candidates will be required to complete a self-declaration form to declare any convictions, cautions, reprimands or final warnings that are not “protected” as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013).  This is regardless of whether any such convictions, caution, reprimand or final warning is considered ‘spent’ or ‘unspent’.

The amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975 (2013) provide that certain spent convictions and cautions are “protected” and not subject to disclosure to employers and cannot be taken into account.  Guidance and criteria on the filtering of these cautions and convictions can be found on the Disclosure and Barring Service website.  Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us: this will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances and background of your offence(s).

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