Current Vacancies

PositionCello Teacher
Hours9am -3pm approx. 33 Saturdays per year
(term dates on website)
PayCompetitive hourly rate
Locationbased at Kingston University, London
Reporting ToMusic Director
We are looking for a Colourstrings- trained cello 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 essential.
We would be willing to nurture the right candiate by facilitating Colourstrings training.

Teaching Cello at CMS
Children at CMS will have had a minimum of 2 years musicianship/Colourstrings 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.
Person Specification
  • Music teaching experience
  • Passion for music education
  • Colourstrings cello teacher training: at least phase 1 (we can facilitate this)
  • 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
  • Good performer
  • Willingness and ability to coach ensemble
  • IT and some administration skills