We are looking for a keyboard/piano teacher for the following hours:
6.00 hours per week at the following times:
15:30 – 18:00 on Tuesdays
15:45 – 17:45 on Wednesdays
15:30 – 17:00 on Fridays
This work is term-time only.
Lessons will be taught online using Zoom for the time being, after which, they will take place in a secondary school.
We are looking for a ukulele teacher for the following hours:
1.5 hours per week
This work is term-time only to cover a maternity post for the spring term.
Lessons will be taught in a primary school with KS2 students.
Pay is based on experience however this is capped at M1 (£26.37) though we welcome applications from all experiences.
At Portsmouth City Council we’re all about developing our staff, because we want to build a bigger and better city but we need the best employees to do so.
With a little over 207,000 residents and 8,000 businesses throughout this city, this unitary authority’s main goal is to ensure the best care and development of all those within the city. From customer service to Multi-million pound projects, our residents are at the heart of everything we do.
Your New Role
In this role you will be teaching keyboard and piano lessons to individuals and small groups online and/or face to face, including planning lively and engaging lessons. You will assess pupils learning and progress as well as record and report on progress as required. You will develop an effective relationship with the school and maintain good order among pupils with regard to their health and safety. You will participate in arrangements for training and professional development and keeping up to date with best practice in music education, including appraisal. You will follow the policies and protocols of the Music Service and Portsmouth City Council at all times.
What you’ll need to succeed
To be successful you will need to be an experience, committed and effective teacher and be able to engage and enthuse children (for keyboard at secondary age, for ukulele at primary age). You will be able to communicate effectively at all levels as well as know how to teach good technique. You will be able to plan and teach individuals and small groups. You will have an understanding of the National Curriculum and the assessment requirements for schools.
What you’ll get in return
As well as highly competitive pay you’ll receive all the benefits of working within a local authority organisation, which ranges from flexible working hours to a fantastic pension which allows you the opportunity to pay in more for that greater return. Annual leave starts at 26 days going up to 30 days and staff discounts for travel and local shops. We wish to support all our staffs development throughout, if that’s progression planning or involvement within the on the job apprenticeship scheme we will work together to drive your career.