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  • Date posted

    June 4, 2024

  • Hiring location

    Cape Town Western Cape


Start: 1 July 2024

St Cyprian’s School for Girls in Cape Town is looking to appoint an enthusiastic and innovative Violin/Viola Teacher from July 2024 on an independent contract.
The incumbent should be a violin/viola teaching specialist with a track record of successful teaching from beginners to advanced level, as well as teaching and/or conducting ensembles.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Specialist violin / viola teaching from beginner to advanced level.
    Preparing students for subject/external examinations where applicable.
    Preparing students for Eisteddfods and concerts throughout the year.
  • Administrative tasks e.g. the creating of a timetable, record keeping and report writing.
  • May involve running or assisting with String Ensembles, conducting, selecting repertoire and preparing for performances.
  • May involve taking Orchestra sectionals.

Key requirements for the role:

  • A recognised music degree
  • Knowledge and experience in Paul Rolland inspired pedagogy would be an advantage

If you are passionate about violin pedagogy, and create happy, collaborative learning environments, we are excited to hear from you.

Qualified, interested candidates are requested to submit a letter of motivation for the position, along with a curriculum vitae and two contactable references to the Director of Arts, Ross Johnson at by Tuesday 11 June 2024.

Failure to meet the minimum requirements will result in disqualification. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for further discussions.
St Cyprian’s School is a proud, independent school committed to equity and belonging, embracing and advancing diversity. We have a strong anchor that connects our Anglican tradition, values and heritage and we are a place that welcomes all faiths. It is from this frame that we grow and hone purpose, intellect, character, and agency in our students.
*In compliance with POPIA, curriculum vitae will be kept on record for a maximum 6 months before being destroyed.

The school reserves the right not to make an appointment.

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