The Scottish Schools Pipes and Drums Trust and the Beatrice Foundation are working in partnership to create a role to recruit and teach bagpipes to pupils and to establish a development pipe band in the Inverclyde Council area. Teaching will include working with groups and individuals.
Work will take place at various locations across Inverclyde in a seven-hour week. The length of the contract is 23 months and the salary will be £29,451-£39,147 (prorated).
ESSENTIAL ATTRIBUTES INCLUDE: Recognized music degree/diploma in performance or teaching relevant to the musical discipline of the advertised position. Sufficient experience/knowledge to teach from beginner to advanced level and have a broad knowledge of the repertoire.
SKILLS AND SKILLS INCLUDE:
- Ability to build good relationships with students, motivate and inspire students at all levels.
- Ability to explain, demonstrate and communicate effectively.
- Ability to advise students on the care and maintenance of instruments.
- Knowledge of current curriculum requirements for the full range of SQA courses in Music Performance.
- Knowledge of the repertoire and ability to organize performances, rehearsals, etc.
|Main tasks and responsibilities|
- Teach the flute to students in schools from P5 to S6.
- Teach and develop students in pipework to enable the introduction of a local authority development pipe band.
- Select appropriate students, applying the Authority’s selection process as needed.
- Effectively monitor and report student progress in accordance with Authority policy.
- Assist class music teachers with expert advice, as needed.
- Keep abreast of developments in general education and specific instrumental and musical developments.
- Contribute as a school staff member to the work of the school music program.
- Monitor the repair status of The Authority’s instruments and follow The Authority’s policy for repairs to instrumental service instruments.
- To perform administrative tasks as needed.
- Advise students or parents on items such as purchase of instruments/music etc. as required
- Participate in the development of ensemble, music and orchestral activities at all levels of ability.
- Participation as personnel in authority groups.
- All other tasks and responsibilities as directed by the hierarchy.
Applications should be made via the myjobscotland.gov.uk website here.