Instrument Music Teacher

(Brass Trumpet specialist)

The College

Marlborough College Malaysia opened in 2012 and is a British day and boarding school for pupils aged 4-18 years. The College comprises a Nursery, Pre-Prep, Preparatory and Senior School and is situated on 90 acres in the Iskandar region of Malaysia, close to Singapore and Johor Bahru.  There are six boarding Houses, (3 boys and 3 girls), 4 Senior (13-18yrs) and 2 Junior (10-12yrs).

The School is a genuine expansion of Marlborough College in the UK and is managed and governed by a number of people who have a strong association with Marlborough.

Job Description

Job Title: Instrumental Music Teachers (Brass Trumpet specialist)

Reporting to: Director of Music

Start date: August 2019

Introduction to the Role

Marlborough College Malaysia requires an Instrumental Music Teacher (Brass specialist) to work in its Music Department, assisting pupils in their development both in groups and on an individual basis. Using a range of interpersonal skills to build positive relationships with pupils, the individual will be required to utilise knowledge of learning strategies and values of the College to contribute to the progress made by students in their musical development.

Responsibility of the role:

  • To provide high-quality Brass lessons to individuals and small groups of pupils.
  • To monitor and record the progress of individual pupils and to feedback to parents and teachers as required.
  • To assist with the preparation and performance of examination pieces and concerts, as required.
  • To remain professional in manners and dress at all times, and to be aware of School policies.

Key Requirements:

Diploma or degree holder in specific musical field/area of specialism.
Ability to teach to diploma level.
Experience of teaching high-quality instrumental lessons.
High proficiency in both written and verbal English communication.
Ability to uphold the traditions and promote the ethos of Marlborough College Malaysia.

Hours of Work

The position is hourly paid (RM120/hour) and teaching takes place during term time only (30 weeks per year). It is essential that applicants are able to offer the commitment that the College requires to pupils, and be available for teaching between the hours of 7.30am to 6.00pm.  As long as lessons are taught within these hours, the successful candidate may dictate when they work during any given week.

The Recruitment Process

To be considered for the position applications comprise a completed application form with photograph resume and covering letter.  Should applicants have any questions with regards to the post, they should contact the Director of Music.

All applications should be sent via email to [email protected], the closing date for applications is Friday 23rd August 2019. Initial interviews will take place via Skype.



Application Form


Job Description

Marlborough College Malaysia is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We will conduct extensive background checks on all successful applicants. All adults in the College community are expected to follow the College’s Child Protection Procedures, and any contracts offered are subject to satisfactory references, full employment history and DBS check / Good Conduct Certificate as appropriate.