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Trainee String Teaching Artist (fixed term)

A fantastic opportunity to be part of Opera North, the national opera company for the North of England based in Leeds…

Committed to producing high quality work that informs, excites and entertains, Opera North is looking for an experienced and well-motivated individual who is interested in expanding their music education experience to fill the role of Trainee String Teaching Artist (fixed term).

The successful applicant will spend a year working 2 days a week on Opera North’s flagship community residency, In Harmony. They will join an experienced team of teaching artists and will learn alongside them, as well as being given the chance to progress their own instrumental and musicianship teaching and orchestral leading. The successful candidate will be a proficient string player (preferably upper strings) with some instrumental teaching experience. You will have excellent organisational, administrative and communication skills, with attention to detail and the ability to prioritise under pressure.

Salary range:  c. £15,500 per annum pro rata dependant on experience

Deadline for applications: 10am, 17th August 2015

Interviews to be held in Leeds: Week commencing 24/08/2015

To apply, please complete and return the application form to:
Opera North, Grand Theatre, 46 New Briggate, Leeds LS1 6NU or email
Please note that recruitment is based on application form and references.

Related documents:

Trainee String Teaching Artist Job Description
Trainee String Teaching Artist Application Form
Trainee String Teaching Artist Guidance Notes
Trainee String Teaching Artist Equal Opportunities Form




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