String Ensemble Director



St George Christian School, NSW (SGCS) is a K-12 Co-educational School with a reputation for strong academic outcomes, intentional pastoral care and a disciplined and warm environment. Our devoted staff, strive to make a difference in the life of their students. At SGCS, Music is a strong component of our curriculum across all stages. We offer specialist music tuition programs designed to further enrich the learning experience for our students. We are currently seeking an experienced String Ensemble Director [Independent Contractor] to lead our String Ensemble. The SGCS String Ensemble is a group of approximately 20 players, with the players currently being drawn from students in Years 3-10. The requirements of the position are:

  • Direct weekly rehearsals for the SGCS String Ensemble, currently 3:30-4:45 pm on Monday afternoons
  • Prepare appropriate repertoire for the group, considering both the teaching aspect of the role, as well as the selection of suitable performance repertoire
  • Provide support and expertise to the Head of Music in relation to the String Ensemble
  • Attend and direct performances at the school and in the community when required

Essential qualities:

  • Appropriate music qualifications or nearing completion
  • Experience in teaching one of the orchestral string instruments (prefer violin/viola) and in directing string ensembles
  • A high level of written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient organisational skills
  • An encouraging manner when working with students

Additional Requirements:

  • Valid WWCC
  • ABN for invoicing purposes
  • Applicants must show an understanding of the Christian vision, mission and ethos of SGCS.

Please forward your resume, including your Working with Children Check Number and references to  by 4.00pm Wednesday 29 May 2024.  Previous applicants need not apply.

St George Christian School’s mission is to develop each person’s character and gifts, for serving God and his people by promoting joy in learning, excellence in teaching and personal Christian faith and growth towards maturity. The School is committed to ensuring the safety, welfare and wellbeing of all children at the School and is dedicated to protecting them from abuse and harm.

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