Violin Tutors

Chetham’s School of Music is seeking violin tutors with proven pedagogical experience at the highest of standards. You will be working in the UK’s largest specialist music school and will be committed to the education and development of exceptionally talented young people.

The job

There are 2 roles currently available; x1 Maternity Cover position, x1 permanent

  • Primarily focusing on 1-2-1 tuition of 1st study and subsidiary study students (aged 8-18), the ideal candidate will have a significant depth of experience in developing students’ holistic musical education throughout their student years.
  • This position will suit candidates whose strength lies in supporting and developing younger students in particular – but the role is not restricted to teaching specific age groups. Chetham’s believes in creating robust, rounded and relevant musicians of the future. We value tutors who share our aim to support students in achieving musical and personal breadth in tandem with technical proficiency.
  • Candidates will need to be flexible with regards to average working hours. Hours are allocated annually based upon student intake and therefore subject to annual variance. Candidates can elect to apply for both positions.
  • Initially anticipated hours:
    Maternity role – up to circa 6 hours per week (term time only), duration of contract will be subject to Maternity Leave, provisionally until minimum January 2024.
    Permanent role –  up to circa 7 hours per week (term time only – 28-30 weeks per annum).

 In return 

  • Hourly rate dependent on experience
  • Benefits including – free lunches, on-site gym, complimentary yoga and fitness classes and free tickets to concerts

Closing date: 9am on Monday 13 February 2023

Interviews will take place: W/C 27 February 2023 by negotiation

Please note that suitable applicants may be invited to interview before the deadline date, candidates are encouraged to apply at the earliest opportunity.

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Maintenance Mechanical Pipe Fitter/Plumber
Maintenance Mechanical Pipe Fitter & Ventilation

Full time — 37.5 hours per week, with additional rostered and un-rostered overtime
Salary — £24,507 pa

We are looking for time-served, fully qualified and experienced Maintenance Mechanical Pipe Fitter/Plumbers.

Experience of ventilation systems would be desirable.

Candidates will be qualified to City and Guilds 6192-02 as a minimum, and have served a recognised trade apprenticeship in the disciplines required. Gas Safe registration would be desirable but not essential as the School can provide training.

Deadline — Open ended

Maintenance Mechanical Pipe Fitter/Plumber

Job Description & Person Specification
Application Form.

Maintenance Mechanical Pipe Fitter & Ventilation

Job Description & Person Specification
Application Form.

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Please accept our thanks for your application. Except for cases where vacancies are open ended, we aim to make contact with successful applicants within three weeks of the specified closing date.

The recruitment process and associated paperwork is in line with the standard regarding safeguarding children and safer recruitment in education.

Any successful candidates(s) will be required to complete an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check for regulated activity.  You will need to declare any unfiltered convictions, cautions or reprimands, warnings or bind-overs which you have ever had and give details of the offences.

Chetham’s School of Music is committed to increasing diversity and maintaining an inclusive workplace culture. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates regardless of their ethnicity, race, gender, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, age, marital status or whether or not they have a disability. Please let us know if you have any special requirements in the interview process.

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