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Wells Cathedral School & Enterprises

Staff Collaborative Pianist

Job title:   
Staff Collaborative Pianist
Responsible to:  
Director of Music

Reporting to:  
Head of Accompaniment 

Point 8 to point 14 on the Accompanist Scale (£24,376 – £31,534) from September 2023 pay dependent on experience

Key Responsibilities:

To accompany pupils for concerts, auditions, competitions, and yearly departmental assessments, if appropriate To play at masterclasses for all instrumental departments To accompany pupils playing in Senior and Prep School assemblies To play in local and national television and radio broadcasts for the promotion of the School To accompany Associated Board examination entrants Arrange rehearsal times with pupils and prepare a piece, as a duo, up to concert standard To play for internal instrumental assessments To attend lessons with instrumental teachers when preparing an accompaniment for a performance To accompany applicants at pre-audition and final audition levels Individual practice and preparation of the accompaniment parts To play in weekly Performance Classes (in preparation for Lunchtime Concerts, etc). These involve informal discussion and critique about performances To teach piano for four hours per week To provide registers, reports, assessments and references as required To meet on a regular basis with the Head of Accompaniment to plan work schedules Any other duties that may arise

This Job Description outlines the duties for the time being of this post to indicate the level of responsibilities. It is not a comprehensive or exclusive list and duties may be varied from time to time, which does not change the general character of the job or the level of responsibility.

Promoting Safeguarding and welfare of children and young persons
  Promote and safeguard the welfare of children and young people for whom you are responsible, and with whom you come into contact Be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, 
health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person Be aware of support and ensure equal opportunities for all Contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the school Appreciate and support the role of other professionals Attend and participate in relevant meetings as required Participate in training and other learning activities and performance development as required  Assist with pupil needs as appropriate during the school day

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Job Details

Applications close:
5 May 2024

Contact: Nikki Charlton

The Bursary, Wells, Somerset, BA5 2SS


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