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Co-Curricular Viola Teacher

Co-Curricular Viola Teacher

Queenwood School for Girls - Senior School

New South Wales

  • Expired
Job type:
Part Time, Permanent
Start date:
January 15 2018

Job overview

Queenwood is an internationally-minded girls' school that offers a contemporary liberal education from Kindergarten to Year 12. Our purpose is to develop in students the intellectual rigour, independence, character and skills to contribute sustainably to the world. Queenwood offers the Higher School Certificate and International Baccalaureate.  

Role Description  

The Co-curricular Viola Tutor is responsible for instrumental, composition and/or musicianship tuition to Queenwood students. He/she is expected to create an engaging, productive and disciplined learning environment in which every student is equipped and encouraged to actively participate in music making.  This is a permanent, part-time appointment, commencing Term 1, 2018.  

Reporting Relationships  

As a member of the strings program, the Co-curricular Viola Tutor will report directly to the Strings Program Coordinator, who is responsible for leading a team of string tutors in the development, delivery and promotion of the K-12 co-curricular strings program. As part of a collaborative K-12 music department, he/she will report ultimately to the Principal and directly to the Head of Music (Senior School) and the Director of Junior School Music (Junior School).  

Closing date for applications is Friday 10th November at 5pm.

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About Queenwood School for Girls - Senior School

Queenwood is an independent day school for girls located in Mosman, on the Lower North Shore of Sydney. Based on Christian values, the K to 12 school offers a caring environment in which each student is challenged to strive towards personal and academic excellence.

Principal

Ms Elizabeth Stone BA LLB (UNSW), MLitt (Oxon), Grad Dip Ed (CSU), AMusA (AMEB)

Facilities

Queenwood School for Girls plays home to a 25-metre pool specifically built for water polo, an all-weather court, five state-of-the-art science laboratories and a tiered lecture theatre. Queenwood’s Art and Design campus adjoins Balmoral Beach. Students also have access to specialist precincts for drama and music, a rehearsal and recording studio, modern library and technology centres and the 600-seat Astra Theatre.

Curriculum

During their primary years, teachers focus on bringing together students' creativity and commitment in a safe, supportive learning environment for young minds. Queenwood's primary curriculum is structured so that girls gain a deep understanding of diverse subjects, beyond the core English and Mathematics. Specialist teachers ensure girls pick up skills in Art, Music, Computing, Drama, French, and research and critical thinking at an early age.

In their high school years, Queenwood School for Girls students are pushed to develop not only academic potential but also creative, sporting and interpersonal skills. Thus, the curriculum is tailored to be flexible. In Years 11 and 12 Queenwood offers both the Higher School Certificate (HSC) and the International Baccalaureate (IB), an internationally recognised alternative pathway to matriculation. 

School ethos

Queenwood School for Girls is an internationally minded school which aims to provide a contemporary and liberal education. They strive to develop students who have the intellectual rigour, independence, character and skills to contribute sustainably to the world. This is encompassed by the Queenwood vales of Truth, Courage and Service. 

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