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Bradford Cathedral.

 

Bradford Cathedral Choir - Choristers' Singing Teacher

Bradford Cathedral seeks the services of a professional musician to teach our choristers singing on most Saturday mornings during term-time.


As part of their ongoing musical education, each full chorister in Bradford Cathedral Choir receives a free one-to-one fortnightly singing lesson.


Services Required

  • Teach 1:1 singing lessons to the boy and/or girl choristers on specified Saturday mornings from 0930 to 1230. Singing lessons usually last 20/25 minutes, and singing teachers can expect to see seven children on a Saturday morning
  • Prepare boys and girls for termly ABRSM exams
  • Ensure boys and girls learn to use their voices well in choir, and learn develop a singing technique suited to their age
  • Keep records of choristers’ progress on ChurchSuite
  • Inspire children from a wide range of backgrounds to give of their best


Terms and Conditions

  • We pay £25 per hour, and are able to offer exam candidates extra lessons (often between 0830 and 0930 on a Saturday, or after 1230 on a Saturday). This is not an employed opportunity
  • Singing teachers report to the Director of Music, and liaise regularly with him about children’s progress
  • Lessons are offered at Bradford Cathedral
  • We would need you to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure with barring lists
  • Payment is made half-termly in arrears. Singing teachers should invoice every half term
  • We hope that the successful service provider would start as soon as possible

 

This Term’s Dates (Saturdays, 0930-1230)

  • October 5 19
  • November 2 9 16 23 30
  • December 7 14


How to apply

In the first instance, potential applicants should arrange an informal conversation with the Director of Music, Alex Berry (alex.berry@bradfordcathedral.org / 07507 456 741).

To make an application, applicants then need to send a CV and covering letter to alex.berry@bradfordcathedral.org, outlining, their experience in relation to the services required above.