Piano Teacher (Part-Time)


Piano Teacher (Part-Time)

To start: 1 January 2023

St Peter’s Boys Prep is an independent, Anglican, Diocesan school.
We are known for our innovative approach to education and the warmth of our community. The school seeks educators who are committed to the profession and best practice, who embrace a culture of continual growth and learning and have a deep empathy for children and a passion for teaching and learning.

An opportunity exists for an exceptional Piano Teacher to join the school from 1 January 2023.

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum Grade 8 Piano qualification
  • Performers or Teachers Licentiate an advantage
  • At least 5 years’ teaching experience
  • Have experience working with the ABRSM and Trinity Syllabus
  • Have experience teaching keyboard ensembles
  • Knowledge of Contemporary and Jazz piano is an advantage
  • Experience teaching piano from grade 0 to grade 7 an advantage

Candidates should have the following attributes:

  • Have a passion for teaching piano and music.
  • The ability to make learning enjoyable and to encourage an atmosphere of mutual respect
  • A deep knowledge of piano and the ability to teach across the ability range
  • Highly effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Creative problem-solving skills
  • A values-based approach to teaching
  • The intention to work according to the school’s ethos, specifications and policies
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills, including thorough record keeping and planning
  • Flexibility to work outside the timetabled school day

Duties (not an exhaustive list):

  • Teach individual piano lessons and keyboard ensembles from gr O – gr 7
  • Accompanying exam pupils and on occasion choir and/or events
  • Plan and teach interesting and engaging piano lessons
  • Teach music theory
  • Monitor childrens’ progress in piano

Should you be interested in the above vacancy and meet the stipulated requirements, please apply at: https://stpeters.erecruit.co/candidateapp/jobs/categories/ Applications for this position close on 29 September 2022.

For any queries, please email boysschooljobs@stpeters.co.za

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. All successful applicants will be required to complete a full criminal check which must be maintained throughout the period of employment.

The appointment of candidates is at St Peter’s sole discretion, taking into account factors such as St Peter’s Employment Equity Policy. An application will not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview or appointment. St Peter’s Prep Schools in line with POPIA (the Protection of Personal Information Act) will attempt to ensure the confidentiality of all applicants for this role. All reasonable measures will be in place to protect personal information but will be used in the recruitment, selection and reporting process. By submitting your application for this position, you are recognising and accepting this disclaimer.

Closing Date
Paulshof, Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa
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