Visiting Music Teacher – Bassoon – Uppingham Careers

Visiting Music Teacher – Bassoon

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Job details

Contract hours: Dependent on the number of pupils requiring lessons
Basis: Permanent
Salary: The hourly school rate is currently £36.45
Location: Uppingham
Closing date: 25 June 2024, 12:00 am


We are looking for an experienced and highly qualified Bassoonist to join our musical team.

You will be responsible for teaching Bassoon students of all levels and abilities in an array of styles from lower intermediate up to diploma level.

You will also be responsible for preparing all students for participation in events such as workshops, masterclasses, and school concerts when required as well as preparing students for graded examinations, GCSE and A Level performances where necessary.

Significant teaching experience to students of a range of ages and abilities is essential, as is experience as a professional performer at a high-level.


Uppingham School is committed to offering a range of attractive benefits to its employees, fostering a rewarding work environment. Join us in this exciting opportunity and become a part of our dedicated team. Benefits include:

  • 50% Contribution towards premiums for the School’s private health scheme
  • Discount on School fees
  • Discount at a local nursery in Uppingham
  • 25% Discount on holiday club fees for children of Uppingham or Maidwell Hall staff
  • Westfield healthcare
  • Westfield Rewards which gives discounts at various retailers, gyms, cinemas, and restaurants
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • In house Occupational Health Service
  • Membership to dual-use Sports Centre (with a ¬£25 annual joining fee)
  • Free staff lunches during term-time
  • Free annual Flu vaccinations
  • Complimentary staff ticket for select School performances
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Recognised as a “Disability Confident” employer
  • Recognised as a “Mindful” employer
  • Recognised as “Investors in Diversity”

Closing Date: Tuesday 25th June 2024.

Interviews: Thursday 27th June 2024.

Visiting Music Teacher – Bassoon – 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.

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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.