Peripatetic Music Teacher Job in Kenya

 The Role

St Andrew’s, Turi  is seeking to appoint a highly motivated passionate individual to take up Peripatetic Music and instrumental teaching in our Prep School and Senior School.  

At St Andrew’s we are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.   The successful applicant will undertake their role and responsibilities in accordance with St Andrew’s School’s Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy and guidelines and will be required to undergo all checks relevant to the post.  

We aim to appoint a forward-thinking, visionary and inspirational member of staff who would provide the very best to our students.   Prior knowledge and experience is important and the person should be an experienced musician and trainer.   We are looking for experienced teacher with Grade 8 qualifications in at least one of the below mentioned disciplines from a reputable examining body,

  • Piano
  • Singing
  • Woodwinds
  • Brass
  • Strings. 

Person Specification


Working at St Andrew’s Turi is an exciting and dynamic experience. We look to recruit committed and resourceful staff, who are looking to not only develop their skills and leadership capacities, but also embrace new experiences and challenges.

There are some requirements that are essential to working with us:

  • The successful candidate will need to be able to support the School’s aims and Christian ethos.
  • To teach MUSIC lessons to students of a wide range from Prep to Senior School and to prepare them for graded MUSIC examinations.
  • The candidate will need to be up to comprehensively dispense ALL areas of the ABRSM, LCM & UNISA Curricula to the standard desired by St Andrews.
  • Able to write detailed well-structured reports.
  • Proficient Lesson planning skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to motivate pupils across all ages.
  • Determination and perseverance
  • Imagination, Innovation and Creativity.
  • Identify clear teaching objectives and specifying how they will be taught and assessed.
  • Maintaining discipline in accordance with the School’s procedures and encouraging good practice with regard to punctuality, behaviour and standards of work.

Knowledge and Experience

Qualifications

Essential

  • A Grade 8 qualification and above from ABRSM, LCM, UNISA or an equivalent examining body, in their main instrument, OR Appropriate Professional Experience.
  • University Undergraduate Degree or Equivalent from a recognised University
  • Registration with Teacher’s Service Commission will be an added advantage

Desirable

  • Experience in Grade 8 in either of the following disciplines from a reputable examining body i.e. Piano, Singing, Woodwinds, Brass and Strings.
  • Experience of performance skills needed for musical theatre, major School Musical Events, Orchestral Weekend, End of Year Concerts, Jazz and Gospel Band etc
  • Actively taking part in Co-Curricular Music, helping to run Ensembles, worship bands & Orchestra.
  • Arranging recitals and concerts for pupils’ families and friends
  • Assessing students abilities, providing feedback and writing reports
  • Ensuring up-to-date knowledge and awareness of examination requirements and preparing the students for such examinations.
  • Teaching music theory, aural skills and practical techniques to students.

Skills

Essential

  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate with parents, students of all ages, management, and other staff
  • Well developed problem solving skills
  • Self motivated and able to work alone without direction
  • Adaptable and flexible with working patterns when required

Desirable

  • Evidence of being able to lead, manage and be responsible for initiatives/developments
  • Experience of arranging events during school term

Safeguarding
Essential

  • Commitment to the safeguarding and protection of children and to the personal development of our students.
  • Understanding of the issues surrounding the safeguarding of children and commitment to child welfare and safety
  • Knowledge of KCSIE and safeguarding requirements

How To Apply

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