Instrumental Piano Teacher
The salary range for this role is £26.54 to £27.62 per hour.
This is a peripatetic role where teaching takes place during the school day, after school and at the weekend, at various schools and music centres in Surrey.
Are you passionate about getting young people to take up an instrument, and to make music with others? If so, and you would enjoy being part of an organisation with like-minded musicians and teachers who put students and inclusive practice first - we have a great opportunity for you!
Surrey Arts is the lead youth music organisation in Surrey and we provide music lessons, instrument hire, out of school music centres, activities and ensembles for young people.
About the role
This is an exciting opportunity for Piano Instrumental Teachers to join our talented team of experienced and committed teaching staff. Across 33 weeks of the academic year, you will deliver high quality and innovative music education to children and adults at various schools and venues around the county.
In this role, you will be supported by a team of Administrators and an Area Manager to organise your schedule and timetables. You will also be provided with annual paid CPD and training opportunities. Our hourly rate of pay ranges from £26.54 to £27.62 per hour for individual/group lessons, depending on experience.
You will join a team dedicated to "changing lives through world class arts". Surrey Arts is an ambitious and forward-thinking organisation that places young people at the centre of our work. We are committed to developing Surrey Arts as a genuinely inclusive organisation, and one that meets the needs of the whole diverse community of Surrey.
The following hours are available in different areas. Please indicate in your statement which hours/areas you are interested in:
- Brockham - 12 hours per week & Dorking 18 hours per week = 30 hours
- Redhill - 12.5 hours per week
- Epsom and Caterham (including Saturday mornings) = 20 hours per week
- Guildford and Woking - 10 hours per week including 4 hours on Saturday morning and 3 hours after school (flexible day)
- North - 14 hours including Egham on Saturday morning 4 hours, and Spelthorne Monday afternoon and Egham after school Monday
To be considered for interview, your personal statement will clearly evidence:
- The teaching positions you are applying for, your current availability and ability to teach after school and on a Saturday morning. Please reference other instruments you can teach
- Specialist music knowledge and experience related to your instrument(s) and performing or creating music to a high standard
- Experience of working with children and young people in school, youth, or community settings in the UK
- Experience of managing the learning of small and large groups, or a willingness to try
- Experience of building strong relationships with students, parents, schools, and colleagues
- Good IT and administration skills
- Ability and willingness to travel around the county
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 11th June 2023 with interviews taking place in mid June.
An enhanced DBS 'Disclosure and Barring Service' check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children's and Adults' Barred List checks will be required for this role.
Surrey County Council is proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. A guaranteed interview will be offered to all disabled applications where:
- The candidate has evidenced the minimum criteria for the role through their application
- The candidate has chosen to share that they have a disability on the application form
Our application form and onboarding process will provide an opportunity to request any reasonable adjustments for the interview and/or the role.
We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all underrepresented groups. We look forward to receiving your application, please click on the apply online button below to submit.