Job details

Music Teacher specializing in Strings – Primary School
Collège du Léman, Geneva, Switzerland

Job reference: 06753

Location: Collège du Léman, Geneva, Switzerland

Closing date: 01/07/2019

Department: Teaching

We are seeking a dynamic, enthusiastic Primary School Music Teacher who will specialize in String teaching in a defined Programme.


In this role, your main responsibilities will be the following:

  • Promote the school values RISE, the Golden Rules and ‘Good to be Green’ our Positive Discipline approach;
  • Follow the CDL Violin curriculum. This may involve regular communication with colleagues in other Nord Anglia Schools;
  • Teach dynamic music lessons of up to 22 absolute beginners with differentiated needs;
  • Organize regular concerts, assemblies and workshops for parents and students;
  • Convey enjoyment of making music with the violin, the voice and other instruments (as appropriate);
  • Follow the Juilliard Creative Classroom curriculum;
  • Demonstrate a commitment to ongoing Professional Development:
    • Evaluate one’s own teaching to improve its effectiveness
    • Stay up to date on the latest musical pedagogy for primary aged children, including the Juilliard Creative classroom. (* travel may be required)
    • Work collaboratively with colleagues to plan and deliver coherent units of work as part of a progressive school-wide Music Programme.

The skills and competencies we are seeking for this role are the following:


Knowledge and experience of working with class groups

Good interpersonal skills

Excellent communication skills                                                                    

Pressure resilient

Committed to child-centred learning 

Able to create a stimulating and nurturing learning environment 

Excellent team play who supports whole school initiatives

A positive, ‘open-minded’ disposition and a “Growth mindset” (i.e. displays a solution based approach to challenges)

Committed to ongoing professional development


Languages:  Advanced English, French preferred





Music Teaching qualification


Classroom music teaching

Prior Knowledge

Violin performance at high standard.


The closing date for this job has now passed.