Head of Strings, Rutland

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Uppingham SchoolRutland

Date posted:
Start date: Required from September 2020
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are looking for a Head of Strings who is not only capable of driving and developing our string programme with verve and passion but who will also be an enthusiastic advocate of string playing within the school in general.

Music facilities at Uppingham are first-class and String playing is impressive. The School holds a biennial Chamber Music Festival that has previously involved the Sacconi Quartet and Schubert Ensemble and over the years we have been awarded top prizes at the Pro Corda Chamber Music Competition.

As Head of Strings, you will oversee the direction of all string-based ensembles and chamber music alongside organising regular faculty concerts, masterclasses and the Chamber Music Festival.

If you are a skilled teacher and ensemble leader with an ability to inspire young musicians we would be delighted to hear from you.

For further details and to apply please click the apply button.

Closing date: 9am, Thursday 6th February 2020.

Interview date: w/c 24th February 2020.

Uppingham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful candidates must be willing to undergo full screening in accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education (KSCiE), including an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. Issues relating to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils will be explored at interview.

More about Uppingham School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 13 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Uppingham, Rutland, Leicestershire, LE15 9QE, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1572 822216
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Uppingham School is a mixed, Church of England independent secondary school with sixth form and boarding, located in Leicestershire. The secondary school, situated in Uppingham has approximately 791 students on record.

Uppingham School was founded in...