Music Instructor (Upper Strings)

Aberdeen, UK
16 Aug 2019
29 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description
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Duration: Full Time, Permanent

Location: City Wide / Peripatetic

Job Purpose:

To deliver quality instrumental music tuition to assigned pupils and contribute to the professional corporate life of the Music Service in relation to pupils, parents, staff and schools.
The post holder needs to hold as a minimum:

Recognised National Music Degree / Diploma.

PVG Membership for Regulated work with Children and/or Protected Adults or willingness to obtain prior to a formal offer of employment being made.
The post holder will be expected to:

Delivery of instrumental music tuition to pupils on an individual or group basis where appropriate.

To plan and prepare appropriate work for pupils To assess, record and report on the work via the assigned "Pupil Progress Diary"

To present the opportunity for pupils to participate in national practical examinations

To ensure that as many pupils as possible are presented with the opportunity of receiving quality instrumental tuition

To maintain good order and discipline among pupils and to safeguard their Health and Safety.

To advise and guide pupils on matters relating to their instruments To become familiar with the whole range of instruments in the subject family

To encourage pupils to participate in School and Music Centre ensembles

To liaise with the Head Teachers and Music staff in order to promote the instrumental skills of the pupils

To contribute to the continuing development of the orchestral/band rehearsals.

To either direct an ensemble or to assist in the weekly rehearsal activity applicable to the discipline involved.

To be involved in the organisation and operation of concerts on an agreed basis.

The post holder needs to be able to demonstrate an understanding or

experience of:

Music education at school level.

The music curriculum, with particular reference to Curriculum for Excellence, and the place of instrumental instruction's contribution to courses in music including SQA and other award bearing courses and programmes;

Opportunities of personal development in a range of key issues related to music education;
The Individual
See Job Profile for further details.

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