Peter Symonds College

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Bass Guitar Teacher

Peter Symonds is located in Winchester. It is a vibrant sixth form college which has been rated by Ofsted as ‘outstanding’ in every respect. Standards of music provision at the College are exceptionally high, and the extra-curricular programme is outstanding. All our A level Music and BTEC Pop Performance students are offered free instrumental/vocal lessons paid for by the college as part of their course. We also offer the A level in Music Technology and are home to the Hampshire Specialist Music Course, a gifted and talented programme which includes coaching in chamber music. Many of our students go on to study at the country’s most competitive conservatoires, universities and contemporary academies.

The details for this post are as follows:

Reference (please quote):
Scale Point 1-6 £30,500 - £40,025 FTE
Fixed Term - Depending on student numbers
Start Date:
Autumn Term
Interview Date:
W/C 26th August
Closing Date:
Friday 23 August 2024 08:00

Information About The Post

We have a vacancy for a Teacher of Bass guitar to join the team on a part time basis. This is an exciting opportunity for an exceptional player and teacher, who can help young people develop their skills and interests and who can motivate and inspire them to perform to their potential in concerts and assessments. We are looking for a teacher who can inspire and guide our lower achievers as well as the students who play to a very high level, including diploma standard, and who may be aiming to study further or aiming for conservatoire.

Students not taking a music subject may apply for private bass guitar lessons during the college day, adding to your timetable. All instrumental and vocal lessons take place in students’ free periods. Music students may also take a second study on a private basis.

For further information, you are welcome to contact Rachel Platt, Head of Music, for an informal conversation on 01962 857578.

More details and information on how to apply are available on our website. If you require further assistance please phone the Personnel Department on 01962 857557 or email quoting the reference number.

We are dedicated to safeguarding the students in our care. To that end, a Disclosure and Barring Service enhanced disclosure will be required in the event of an individual being offered a position within our College. Our staff undertake regular safeguarding and Prevent training and are subject to ongoing safeguarding scrutiny.

How To Apply

Please download and complete the application form (two parts). Once complete, please email it to quoting the job title and reference number in your email. If you require an acknowledgement please also request that in your email.

If you require any assistance or further information, please email us on the address above or telephone Personnel on 01962 857557.

Due to the number of applications we receive, we regret that we are unable to respond to all applicants personally. If you have not heard from us by the interview date you should assume that you have not been successful on this occasion. However, we would be very pleased to hear from you again in respect of future vacancies. Thank you for your interest in working at Peter Symonds College.