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We are looking for an inspirational and dynamic individual to provide peripatetic harp teaching services to the school on a self-employed basis. The self-employed Harp Teacher will plan, resource, arrange music for and deliver imaginative, interactive and inspiring lessons for individuals that ensure that effective learning takes place and pupils make excellent progress.

The successful provider will be accountable for pupil progress and attainment levels of pupils who receive lessons.

Our ideal provider of peripatetic harp teaching services will:

  • Be a passionate teacher of music and a committed team player;
  • Demonstrate high levels of ambition and optimism for the students and department;
  • Have the resolve to make a positive difference to the lives of pupils;
  • Be committed to Elmhurst Ballet School’s ethos of high expectations and no excuses.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide an appropriate learning environment and source own teaching materials;
  • Plan and teach lessons in keeping with the ethos and standards of Elmhurst Ballet School;
  • Organise own diary and teaching timetable directly in consultation with the Director of Music;
  • Keep a record of hours taught each month and invoice accordingly.


  • Passionate about music and enthusiastic in approach to inspiring learners;
  • Relevant musical experience or qualifications (Grade exams, academic studies, etc.);
  • Reliable and well-organised;
  • Works flexible hours;
  • Excellent communication skills.


  • Teaching experience (private or in school);
  • Knowledge/experience of music exam boards.

To apply, please click ‘apply for this role’ below where you will be able to download and complete the ‘work history form’.

Closing date: Monday 15th July

Rate: £17.50 per half hour of teaching

Hours: Between 8:30 – 18:00 (Depending on hours offered, breaks unpaid). Hours per week dependent on student requirements, to be negotiated with the Director of Music.

Pre-engagement checks will be carried out for the successful provider in line with the School’s Safeguarding Policy, which include reference and employment history checks and an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS).

Engagement of the successful provider is subject to acceptance of the School’s Terms of Engagement which can be provided upon request.

We encourage all prospective providers to come and visit the school to give you the opportunity to meet us and see the school first hand. If you would like to visit the school or have any queries, please email

Elmhurst Ballet School is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.


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