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Visiting Music Teacher - Violin

The Leys SchoolCambridgeshire

We are seeking an enthusiastic and inspirational violin teacher to join our thriving Music Department from September 2021. The primary requirement will be to teach pupils from Year 7 to Year 13 of all abilities and be able to motivate young people in their musicmaking.  The ability to also teach the viola would be beneficial. 

The successful candidate will be expected to provide individual lessons on a one-to-one basis, in addition to supporting and promoting the performance of pupils within the Music Department and the school. There may also be an opportunity to be involved in the running of chamber music ensembles. The post holder will be engaged on a self-employed basis.

The Leys is the only co-educational boarding and day school in Cambridge. Founded in 1875, it is situated in the heart of the university city of Cambridge on a 50-acre campus that offers boys and girls the very best education with superb facilities. Music is held in very high regard at The Leys and the Music School is a vibrant department at the heart of school life. There is provision for musicians at every level, both academically and practically. Further information about the school can be found at:

For further details visit our website.

Applications are requested in the form of a completed application form, covering letter and CV, addressed to the Director of Music, Max Kenworthy, and emailed to by midday on Friday 14th May 2021.

Interviews will be held during the week commencing 24th May 2021.

All applications will be considered and shortlisted candidates will be advised as soon as possible.

The Leys is a thriving school with a particularly friendly and supportive staff and pupil community. This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Before appointment to any role in the school, checks including an Enhanced DBS Check and workplace references will be undertaken in accordance with current statutory guidance. Evidence of eligibility to work in the UK required as applicable.

The Foundation is committed to fostering an inclusive culture that promotes and values diversity and celebrates the diverse voice of our community.

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