Dalcroze Eurhythmics Teacher
Closing date: 9am Tuesday 22 May 2018
Interview date: Saturday 2 June 2018
Salary: £35.01 per hour
Job ref no: 111-18
This post is offered on a permanent, part-time basis and is available for immediate start from June 2018.
RCM Sparks is the Royal College of Music's ground breaking Learning and Participation programme which provides opportunities for everyone to make or learn about music at the RCM and offers training for the next generation of music educators. The core work of RCM Sparks is to widen participation in music. Therefore, our projects aim to offer inspirational learning experiences for all regardless of financial means. The Royal College of Music Junior Department (RCMJD) is a specialist term-time only Saturday school offering advanced training to musicians between the ages of 8 and 18.
RCM Sparks has created an exciting opportunity for a passionate and dedicated Dalcroze early years practitioner, to teach as part of their new ‘Sparkles’ music and movement programme from June 2018. After the initial Dalcroze taster workshops in local schools and our summer music programme, we expect to launch multiple weekly Dalcroze classes in school and community settings from September 2018, leading onto create clear pathways for pupils to continue their Dalcroze studies along instrumental learning at the RCMJD from September 2019.
We are looking for candidates with the following attributes:
- You should be a widely recognised and highly respected Dalcroze practitioner
- You will have considerable expertise in teaching and guiding pupils (particularly early years pupils from aged 3+) in a variety of community, school based, junior conservatoire and/or specialist music school settings
- You should have experience of training and mentoring new Dalcroze teachers
- You should understand the particular strengths of working as a team and have ambition, whilst striving to help each student reach the fullness of their own potential
- An understanding of Kodaly practice is advantageous
From September 2018, we expect to be able to offer a minimum of 3 hours teaching per week, for approximately 30 weeks per year. More may be available, and will grow in time depending on scheduling and timetable considerations for next academic year.
The successful applicant will need to make a regular commitment to the RCMJD on Saturdays during term-time from September 2019.
Please submit your 1) Cover Letter and 2) CV along with a completed 3)Equal Opportunities form (available to download below) in PDF or Word format before the closing deadline for the post.
In your Cover Letter, please outline how you meet the criteria set out in the Job Description and Person Specification for the role.
Please also confirm that you are eligible to work in the UK and hold an appropriate work permit where relevant, as without this information we are unable to process your application.
Please ensure that you include the Job Reference Number when submitting your application.
For full details of this position please read the Job Description and Further Particulars documents:
Completed forms should be returned by post or email to Isabella Enstrom, HR Assistant:
Royal College of Music, Prince Consort Road, London SW7 2BS
020 7591 4784
If you are applying by email, please state clearly in the subject line the title of the post for which you are applying.
The Royal College of Music is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
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All applicants must be permitted to work in the UK and hold a relevant work permit where necessary.