Visiting Music Teacher - Woodwind (to include clarinet and saxophone)

New Hall School, Chelmsford
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Job Ref No. ECC0-261S Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: Self-Employed
Position Start Date: 12/09/2022 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Temporary
Application Close: 15/08/2022 Midday Date of Interviews: Interviews may take pace on a rolling basis  

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New Hall School requires a Visiting Music Teacher - Woodwind (to include clarinet and saxophone)

We seek a skilful and experienced musician and teacher who has the willingness and enthusiasm to be part of a busy and forward-thinking Music Department. The successful applicant will be passionate about music-making and have the ability to inspire young musicians.

Visiting Music Teachers at New Hall School are responsible for their own timetable and sourcing of resources and repertoire but will be supported in their work by the Director of Music and Performing Arts Administrator.

Visiting Music Teachers set their own hourly rates and have a direct contact with parents, a small charge is payable in exchange for the support of the School in their work, including the publishing of timetables, room use, and distribution of invoices. All Visiting Music Teachers are expected to provide feedback to pupils and parents including contributing to reporting cycles. Opportunities to support or lead an ensemble or musical activity may be available which is remunerated separately at an hourly rate.

New Hall is committed to increasing the number of staff from ethnic minorities, across all roles and at all levels, to reflect our diverse student population. Applications from practising Catholics are particularly welcome. The Equal Opportunities Policy can be found on the website.

Closing Date: Midday, 15 August 2022
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis
JOB ID: NH0353

Should you wish to have an informal conversation about this opportunity, please get in touch with Jordan Meakin, Director of Music:

For safeguarding reasons, applications must be made on the New Hall Application Form and include a short supporting statement explaining your suitability for this post. Curriculum Vitae's may be submitted as an additional document. Visiting Music Teachers are required to hold an enhanced DBS certificate and subscribe to the DBS update service.

Information about the School

New Hall is a Catholic independent boarding & day school for girls and boys aged 1-18. New Hall School operates the highly successful 'diamond model', where students are educated in co-educational classes from ages 1 to 11 and at Sixth Form. However, from ages 11 to 16 they are taught in single-sex lessons. Click on one of the four diamonds below to find out more about our divisions.

The main benefits of the 'diamond model' and five years of single-sex teaching, derive from the ability to tailor pastoral and academic provision more sensitively and expertly to the needs of young people going through the physical, emotional and social upheaval of adolescence. Young teenagers are liberated from the negative peer pressure of having to perform in mixed classes. The gender stereotyping of subjects is also removed. Girls and boys follow an identical curriculum and do not learn to perceive subjects as being more suited to either girls or boys.

The Sixth Form experience at New Hall is about expanding students' horizons, both in their specialist areas of study and, more generally, in terms of their personal development.

From the moment New Hall students first travel up the mile-long, tree-lined avenue that leads to the grand fa├žade of the former Tudor palace, they will be given individual opportunities to grow, learn, be challenged and to develop into confident young men and women. New Hall is set in an idyllic and convenient location, on the outskirts of the City of Chelmsford, Essex, just 30 minutes by train from London and within easy reach of all major London airports.

As a Catholic independent boarding & day school, at New Hall with every student we aim to educate the whole person: academically, creatively and socially, in a community which also nurtures the spiritual dimensions of human life.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.

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Contact Information

HR Department
The Avenue
Boreham, Chelmsford
Essex, CM3 3HS
Telephone: 01245 467588

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