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Ludgrove School

Ludgrove School

Cello Teacher

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We are looking to appoint an outstanding ‘cello teacher with a proven track record in inspiring and developing young musicians. The position will commence in April 2020.

The successful candidate will be comfortable teaching students from Year 4 to Year 8 on an individual basis, as well as helping to develop and encourage ensemble playing across the school.

There is a strong enthusiasm for music at Ludgrove, and exam results and performances are often excellent. The school runs regular ensembles including a String Ensemble, Concert Band, Chamber Ensemble and Percussion Group, alongside three different choirs. The successful applicant may be asked to direct or assist with ensemble rehearsals depending on experience.

The post holder will be engaged on a zero-hours basis and will be expected to be available for approximately one half day per week, term time only. The ability and willingness to teach Music Theory on a one-to-one basis would also be of great benefit. 

Our Visiting Music Teachers benefit from an excellent package including competitive rates of pay, pension contributions, holiday and sick-pay (pro-rata), and refreshments/use of the staff common room.

Applications can be made via the TES

Closing date: Wednesday 19th February at 5.00 pm

Interviews: Tuesday 25th February 

Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date and Ludgrove reserves the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made.

The Director of Music, Gordon Waterson, is happy to be contacted with any queries about the role at

Ludgrove School is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.  All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check, completed medical form and two written references.