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Singing And Piano Instructor - Part-time

River Primary School, Dover

  • Ref:KCC886-2312-162T
  • Posted:08/03/2019
  • Pay:£28 p/h
  • Start Date:Apr 2019
  • App Close Date:18/03/2019 at 10:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Singing and Piano Instructor required for April 2019 for approx. 1 day per week.

Music plays an important role in the lives of many of children at River Primary School. Around 100 children currently learn an instrument and we have 4 school ensembles ranging from Rock School to the choir. Our children are active in school recitals and concerts and in the local and regional community.

We seek another instructor to join our expanding team to accommodate demand for tuition in Singing and the Piano.

Requirements: • Music Degree or Professional Music Diploma • experience in teaching singing to children • recent success of your pupils in graded music exams • good communication skills with pupils, parents and colleagues • enthusiasm about the positive impact of music • good organisation and the ability to manage timetables and administration associated with instrumental teaching • Commitment to weekly ensembles/music groups, and annual school events

Exact working hours are according to demand, but we have around 1 day of teaching available at present. Currently, pay is fixed at £28p/h. Further information is available from Matthew Cornet at mcornet@river.kent.sch.uk

Lydden and River Primary Schools' Federation is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and this role will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.


Information about the school

As a school we will offer you:

  • A learning community which values ideas, initiative, positivity and creativity
  • Great opportunities for professional development consistent with your own aims and the needs of the children. Tell us what your aspirations are so that we can support them.
  • Inquisitive, lively children who enjoy coming to school, are well behaved and love to learn
  • A warm, friendly and successful staff team who work together effectively and support each other in meeting the needs of our children.
  • A positive, supportive and stimulating learning environment for staff and children.
  • Opportunities to both lead and engage in professional learning across our federation and within the Samphire Learning Hub.

Candidates are encouraged to view the school in action and are very welcome to make an appointment at a mutually convenient time.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Claire Eggleston - Executive Headteacher
  • Address:River Primary School, Lewisham Road, River, Dover, Kent, CT17 0PP
  • Telephone: (01304) 822516
  • Email: office@river.kent.sch.uk
Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.