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Head of Strings, Buckinghamshire

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Wycombe Abbey SchoolBuckinghamshire

Salary: Undisclosed

Contract type: Full Time / Part Time

Contract term: Permanent

Date Posted:

Closing date:

Start date: January or April 2021

Suitable for NQTs: No

Full or part time considered

Wycombe Abbey has a long-standing reputation for its fine musical tradition. This is an exciting opportunity for an outstanding and inspirational teacher to take on a significant leadership and management role as Head of Strings at this prestigious, forward-thinking and high-achieving school.

The School seeks a positive and enthusiastic Head of Strings to lead our flourishing strings team as well as our many strings ensembles. The successful candidate will be an outstanding violinist or viola player with extensive performing and teaching experience who possesses the vision and drive to develop and enhance string playing at Wycombe Abbey for pupils of all abilities, whether post-diploma or beginner.

Wycombe Abbey has its own salary scale which is well above that of the maintained sector. Rental accommodation may be available.

Please complete an application form and submit this, together with a covering letter, to the Headmistress, Mrs J Duncan by emailing the Human Resources Manager, Mrs J Wetenhall Further details are found under ‘Vacancies’ on the School website:

Closing date: 12 noon, 12 November 2020

Interview date: 25 November 2020

Wycombe Abbey is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

We are an equal opportunities employer. Registered Charity No. 310638


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More about Wycombe Abbey School

Type: Mainstream School

Phase: Secondary with sixth form

Funding status: Independent

Gender: Girls

Age Range: 11 - 19 years

Address: Abbey Way, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP11 1PE, United Kingdom

Telephone: +44 1494 520381


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Wycombe Abbey is committed to maintaining full boarding for the needs of modern families. Girls who enter the school at 11+ have their own Junior Boarding House. From the age of 12 to 17, pupils live in 9 mixed-age Senior Houses, and in the Upper Six...