Job Description

Job Title:                             Peripatetic Cello Teacher (Self-Employed)

Reporting to:                      Subject Lead – Music

Hours:                                    Zero – self-employed, peripatetic

This is a peripatetic position, and you will not be employed by St Mary’s School. You will be self-employed and invoice parents directly for any lessons.


Main duties and responsibilities

Will carry out the following duties as directed by the Subject Lead – Music:

  • Teach individual lessons from beginner up to post Grade 8 standard.
  • Provide inspiration to pupils to enable them to perform to their best ability.
  • Tailor lessons to suit each individual pupil, inspiring and encouraging them to practice and progress.
  • Set realistic, motivating targets for pupils and encourage them to enter for examinations as appropriate.
  • Arrange lesson times in accordance with the pupils’ timetables.
  • Maintain positive relationships with pupils, parents, and St Mary’s staff.

You are required to hold an Enhanced DBS Certificate.


If you are interested in this opportunity, please email Luke Hawkins, Subject Lead – Music on