Visiting Music Teacher – Alexander Technique – Uppingham Careers

Visiting Music Teacher – Alexander Technique

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Job details

Contract hours: Part time, dependent on number of pupils requiring lessons
Basis: Permanent
Salary: Competitive salary
Location: Uppingham
Closing date: 24 May 2023, 11:59 pm


Uppingham School is seeking to appoint a talented Alexander Technique Teacher to start in September 2023. Responsibilities will be to teach individual lessons of the Alexander Technique to students, across the 13-18 age range, as part of a team of two AT teachers.

While Alexander Technique lessons can be taken by any musicians at the School and is offered to all music scholars, it is part of the String faculty which prides itself in the level of diversity it offers to the pupils. You will also work alongside the school’s other Alexander Technique teacher to organise lessons and communicate with other departments within the school.

At Uppingham School, music has always been at the heart of our heritage, with a proud musical tradition dating back to 1865. Our Music Department boasts a highly qualified team and first-class facilities, including 65 practice rooms, 3 organs, recording studios, and state-of-the-art percussion rooms. Since 2019, the Head of Strings has been Michal Cwizewicz, who divides his time between Uppingham and the Royal College of Music where he is a professor of violin. 

With full membership of, and a recognised qualification from, the Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique (STAT), the successful candidate will be a talented musician, also possessing an outstanding track record as a teacher.

In return, Uppingham offers a community that values people. We are warm, compassionate and mutually supportive. This is reflected in our working environment and the benefits we are able to offer:

  • Pension
  • 50% contribution to premiums for School’s private health scheme
  • Free membership of dual-use Sports Centre (£25 annual admin fee)
  • Free staff lunches in term-time
  • School fee discount for children of staff
  • Retail and restaurant discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free annual ‘flu jabs
  • Westfield health care package

Visiting Music Teacher – Alexander Technique – Candidate Information Pack

Uppingham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

All positions at the School are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, therefore ALL convictions, cautions, reprimands and final warnings (including those which would normally be considered ‘spent’ under the Act) MUST be declared, subject to the DBS filtering rules. All information given will be treated as confidential and each case will be taken on its merits. Failure to disclose this information may result in the withdrawal of an offer of employment or immediate termination of employment.

Uppingham School is an equal opportunities employer.

Working at Uppingham

Uppingham is a vibrant, stimulating, energetic and forward-looking school. Our community is made up of talented people offering a diverse range of experiences. We welcome applications from candidates who are both experienced and new to working within the independent education sector.