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Head of Strings

Bishop's Stortford CollegeHertfordshire

An enthusiastic, dynamic and committed Head of Strings is required to deliver, lead and develop the teaching of string instruments.

Bishop’s Stortford College are seeking an excellent violin, viola or cello teacher to fill the new position of “Head of Strings” from September 2021. The role involves working alongside the full-time music teachers to deliver group lessons in your instrument of specialism in the Prep School, as well as some co-curricular ensemble work and other duties to support the music department as it grows.

Bishop’s Stortford College Music is a well-established department with a good reputation and a busy calendar of performances in school and in the wider community. In both the Prep and Senior Schools there are bands, choirs and orchestras for all ages and all ability levels, and as part of the group instrument  programme every student in Year 4 -6 learns an instrument each week in one of their music subject periods. A large percentage also learn one or more instruments privately.

This role involves teaching four 40-minute group lessons in Lower Shell, Upper Shell Form 1 and Form 2 and 60-minutes of ensemble coaching per week during term time.

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