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Visiting Music Teacher (Acoustic Guitar)


Ramsgate, Kent

St Lawrence College

We are seeking to appoint an inspiring, committed and highly-skilled self-employed (Visiting Music Teacher VMT) Acoustic Guitar Teacher to join a first-class Junior School Music Department from the Michaelmas Term (September 2022).

The successful candidate will be an outstanding teacher with a passion for inspiring our youngest musicians to perform to the highest possible standard as well as being an active performer in their own right.

The appointment is in addition to the team of current VMTs. Currently, there are nine VMT instrumental teachers within the Junior School Music Department teaching over 70 pupils each week.

Visiting Music Teachers are recruited by our Directors of Music from both the Junior School and Senior School. They are responsible to the JS Director of Music, (who in turn reports to the Head of Junior School), in all matters relating to performance, ensembles, recruitment and pupil progress and the day-to-day management of their timetables.

Visiting Music Teachers are self-employed and invoice parents directly each term. The rate is currently set at £40 per hour. Visiting Music Teachers are expected to communicate with parents to arrange lessons, organise payment and report on progress, avoiding core subjects where possible, when timetabling. They are also required to submit timetables in advance of teaching to the music administrator.

Application Forms and Job Description for this role are available on our website and should be sent via email to the HR Manager at

Closing date: 9.00 am on 31st August 2022

St Lawrence College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and expects all staff to share this commitment.
Applicants will be required to undergo Child Protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service

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