Josephine Pascoe Piano Tuition

Josephine Pascoe Piano Tuition
5 star(s) from 6 votes

I am a qualified music teacher, specialising in piano and theory tuition.


My teaching career began in 2000 while studying for my music degree at the University of York, and continued during my postgraduate studies.

 

Since then I have worked as both class music teacher and Head of Department at secondary schools in Harrow and Hounslow, teaching music to KS3, GCSE and A Level students. I currently teach for Hillingdon Music Hub, have a current DBS certificate, and am a member of the Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM).

 

I have considerable experience of accompanying for ABRSM and Trinity College London examinations, as well as GCSE and A Level performances.

 

Josephine Pascoe 

BA(Hons)Music MA PGCE MISM

Contact Information

  • Uxbridge, London UB8 2QP
    England
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Additional User Information

Disclosure and Barring Service: Yes

Qualification: BA(Hons) MA PGCE, TCM Performers' Certificate, ABRSM Grade 8 (Distinction)

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Piano Teachers

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 Lovely teacher - would recommend!, 01-09-2020 02:53PM

By: Margie Bannister

My son has been going to Josephine for piano lessons for just over 3 years and I have been really impressed with his progress. He loves his lessons! She is friendly and encouraging and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend her to others.

 Reliable, patient and supportive - great!, 01-09-2020 12:18AM

By: Reena

Our 8 year old daughter is thoroughly enjoying learning with Josephine and looks forward to her piano lessons each week. She has learned so much and gained a huge amount of confidence in her abilities. We have found Josephine to be communicative and reliable and would not hesitate to recommend her to others.

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Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks (previously CRB checks)
The Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and the Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA) have merged to become the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). CRB checks are now called DBS checks.

A DBS check may be needed for: certain jobs or voluntary work - eg working with children or in healthcare applying to foster or adopt a child There are different rules for getting a criminal record check in Scotland and Northern Ireland. Who can ask for a DBS check An employer can ask for a DBS check for certain roles. DBS eligibility guidance lists most roles that are eligible for a check. However, the guidance isnít comprehensive so contact DBS if unsure. Applicants (job candidates) canít do a criminal records check on themselves, but they can request a ëbasic disclosureí.

How to get a DBS check
  • The employer gets an application form from DBS or an umbrella body (a registered body that gives access to DBS checks).
  • The employer gives the applicant the form to fill in and return to them along with documents proving their identity.
  • The employer sends the completed application form to DBS or their umbrella body.
  • DBS sends a certificate to the applicant. The employer will have to ask the applicant to see the certificate.
If the applicant has subscribed to the DBS update service, the employer can check their certificate online.Basic disclosure If applicants need to run a check on themselves, they can get a ëbasic disclosureí with details of any unspent convictions from Disclosure Scotland (they can do this anywhere in the UK).Types of criminal records check There are 3 types of check. The employer or organisation running the check should provide the applicant with more information about the level of check required. Criminal record check applicants must be 16 or over.

Standard

This will check for spent and unspent convictions, cautions, reprimands and final warnings, and will take about 2 weeks.

Enhanced

This includes the same as the standard check plus any additional information held by local police thatís reasonably considered relevant to the workforce being applied for (adult, child or ëotherí workforce). It takes about 4 weeks.

Applicants and employers can use the DBS update service to keep a certificate up to date or carry out checks on a potential employeeís certificate.