Recruitment

Recruitment

We are always keen to hear from talented and motivated individuals who are interested in joining our team. If we have nothing suitable for you at the moment we will keep your CV on file and contact you as and when we are recruiting. Whatever your skills and experience, please send your CV with covering letter to recruitment@cherrypiemusic.co.uk.

Due to the high demand we have for MUSIC TEACHERS, we interview everyone who meets our minimum requirements and then keep details of successful applicants on our database so that we can contact you as soon as something suitable comes up, whether at our school or elsewhere. If you are interested in working for us as a teacher, please read the minimum requirements below before sending your CV.

Minimum requirements for music teachers

  • Have or be studying towards a first degree level qualification in music or teaching (BA/BMus/PGCE etc) or hold DipABRSM or similar in teaching Grade 8 or equivalent standard on your first instrument. Most of our teachers are considerably higher.
  • Competency in music theory, improvisation and sight reading appropriate to your instrument and style (you will be tested at approximately ABRSM grade 5 theory and improv, and grade 8 sight reading)
  • Experience with children, preferably in a professional capacity
  • A clean criminal record (we will carry out a CRB check if you do not already hold one)

You will also be tested on a wide range of personal qualities relating to teaching, interpersonal skills, professionalism, responsibility, child protection, organisation and so on. Further information will be forwarded to you before your interview and audition.