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Head of Strings

Uppingham, Rutland,

31st March 2017
Uppingham School
Music Department
Closing Date:
11th May 2017

Required from September 2017

Uppingham School are seeking to appoint an outstanding and inspirational musician to lead and manage a thriving String Faculty. The appointee will play a key role in a large, well-resourced Music Department that has a reputation for excellence. A track record of first-rate teaching - on any string instrument - and a demonstrable rapport with school-age musicians is vital.

The ability to inspire others, communicate well, and to lead and work as part of a team is essential. An appreciation of the wider life of a seven day-week boarding school is a prerequisite, along with a willingness to take part in the boarding and extra-curricular programme.

The appointee will be a dynamic and inspirational character with broad professional experience, first-class subject knowledge and an outstanding record in coaching and leading ensembles.

Informal enquiries about the post may be made to the Director of Music, Stephen Williams:

How to apply:

Applications must be made on the School’s application form. For further details about the role, the School and Music at Uppingham please visit the vacancies page on our website:

Closing date: 9am on Thursday 11 May 2017.

Interviews and auditions: Friday 19 May 2017.

Uppingham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful candidates will need to be DBS checked before being confirmed in position.

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