Current Vacancies

PositionViolin Teacher
Hours9am -3pm approx. 33 Saturdays per year
see term dates
PayCompetitive hourly rate
Locationbased at Kingston University, London
Reporting ToMusic Director
Closing Date1st August 2019
We are looking for a Colourstrings- trained violin teacher with excellent teaching, playing and communication skills, good organisational skills, enthusiasm for working with children and knowledge of Kodály solfa. This school is highly collaborative, and an ability to work well with colleagues is therefore a distinct advantage.

Teaching Violin at CMS
Children at CMS will have had a minimum of 2 years musicianship/ kindergarten training BEFORE starting an instrument. They then take a package which includes individual lesson, group lesson or orchestra, musicianship and choir.

Applications in the form of a CV (inc. two referees) and a covering letter should be emailed to the music director, Rachel Erdos ku.oc.loohcscisumsgnirtsruoloc@rotcerid
Please read carefully the persons specifications below before applying.
The closing date is 01/08/2019, after which candidates will be short-listed.
Interviews are expected to be held towards the end of August.
Person Specification
Essential Skills
  • Music teaching experience
  • Passion for music education
  • Colourstrings violin teacher training: at least phase 1
  • Willingness to commit to further training if necessary and/or when the opportunity arises
  • Good understanding of children
  • Knowledge of Kodály solfa and good musicianship skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Good working relationship with colleagues and a professional/pleasant manner of communicating with parents
Desirable Skills
  • Good performer
  • Willingness and ability to coach ensemble
  • IT and some administration skills