Peripatetic Music Teacher (Cello)

Dunraven School, LONDON, SW16 2QB

Deadline is today

  • Job start date

    1 January 2023

  • Closing date

    5 December 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    22 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

  • View all Part timejobs - The number of hours is dependent on the number of students but is currently equivalent to 1 day per week during term time on a Wednesday and half a day on a Tuesday morning.

Contract type

Fixed term - 1 year

Full-time equivalent salary


What skills and experience we're looking for


● Music Degree or Equivalent

● Music qualification at grade 8 or above in the relevant discipline


● Experience of working with secondary school aged students and/or primary school aged pupils

● Basic knowledge of a variety of ICT applications

● Basic experience of data input and manipulation


● Excellent organisational and time management skills

● Ability to plan and implement systems to maximise use

● Ability to lead and motivate students

● Excellent interpersonal and communication skills


● Commitment to equality of opportunity

● Flexible approach

● To be available outside working hours occasionally for special events such as our school concerts just before Christmas and the end of the summer term, as well as the Lambeth Music Festival and other external performances throughout the year

What the school offers its staff

We offer:

● a high standard of professional practice, with bespoke in-house CPD provision, and affiliation to nationally recognised courses and providers (SSAT, Teaching Leaders, Future Leaders, NPQs);

● clear pathways for career development and progression with a proven track-record of success in developing leaders;

● a supportive and collegiate environment, with regular staff social and sporting activities (such as yoga, football and House events);

● excellent opportunities for leading work with external partners (National Support School, National Teaching School);

● a culture of high trust and accountability that values creativity and innovation, leading practice locally and nationally in a range of fields.

Commitment to safeguarding

Dunraven School is committed to the safety and protection of its students. An enhanced DBS check with barred list check is a condition of employment for this post.

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About Dunraven School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 18
School size
1766 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 18
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Dunraven is a 4-18, All Through School, recently designated as a National Teaching School which recognises the effort that the school team puts in to making lessons enjoyable and effective for our young people. Equally, the visit of OFSTED in October 2014 which judged Dunraven as ‘outstanding’ in every category was an important public marker of our on-going journey to achieve ‘Excellence for All’.

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