Peripatetic music tutor

Brine Leas School, Nantwich, Cheshire, CW5 7DY

8 days remaining to apply

  • Application deadline

    4 July 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    23 June 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term (12 months)


25.00 per hour

Peripatetic music tutor job summary

Job Title – Strings Tutor
School – Brine Leas School
Local Authority – Cheshire East
Salary – £25 per hour
Job Type – Part-time, Self-Employed
Start date – 1st September 2022
NQT/ECT –suitable

Closing date – Monday 4th July 2022
Interviews – 11th and 13th July 2022

Brine Leas School is seeking a talented, enthusiastic and engaging Strings Teacher to join our Peripatetic Team. The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering 30-minute individual violin (and possibly cello) lessons.
Located in Cheshire, Brine Leas School Music Department has a team of 7 peripatetic tutors. Music lessons take place in practice rooms in the Music Department. The role will involve delivering individual tuition for students from the ages of 11 to 18, preparing them for examinations where appropriate.
Requirements for the role:
A relevant music qualification (Grade 8 or equivalent)
The ability to inspire and motivate students, taking into account their various learning styles
An understanding of the requirements for practical examinations at GCSE and A Level.
Experience in working with examinations such as ABRSM, Trinity and Rock School.

Schedule: The successful candidate will have the flexibility to be able to negotiate their working hours around the existing Peripatetic schedule.
Key individual responsibilities and key tasks will depend upon the strengths of the successful candidate and the specific priorities identified each year by the Headteacher, in line with the school’s strategic priorities.

Applicants must be an outstanding classroom practitioner and have the interpersonal skills to drive the school forward on the next part of its exciting journey. Applications from NQT/ECTs are also welcomed.

Our core values are Trust, Respect, Optimism, Courage, Resilience, Inclusion and Equality.

If you believe that you possess the necessary qualities to meet the requirements of this post and you are aligned with our values, then we welcome your application.
Any queries should be made to Sharon Houghton, via

Brine Leas School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

Further information and the online application form can be found on the school’s website.

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About Brine Leas School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1449 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
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Brine Leas School is an 11-18, mixed, comprehensive Academy within the Brine
Multi Academy Trust. Located in the beautiful market town of Nantwich, in Cheshire. North Wales, the Peak District, Liverpool, Manchester and Birmingham are all within easy reach.

Our core values are Trust, Respect, Optimism, Courage, Resilience, Inclusion and Equality.

We are popular and successful school with a strong commitment to a broad curriculum that meets the needs of all our pupils. We believe in giving pupils life changing and affirming opportunities within our extra-curricular provision. Most pupils stay with us for seven years and enjoy excellent destinations appropriate to their abilities. Many go onto the world’s best universities, employers, and careers.

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