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Violin Assistant

St Ultan's National School

About St Ultan's National School

Our aim is to break the cycle of social and economic disadvantage in Cherry Orchard and enable opportunity, growth and development through progressive music education. Presto Project is St Ultan's National School's resident music programme. Every child in St Ultans receives a minimum of 30 minutes of free music education every week.

What's Involved

You will assist the musical director with the delivery of whole-class violin and music lessons to senior infants through to 5th class in co-operation with class teachers and SNAs.

What's required for this position

Proficiency in violin playing and a good understanding of musical concepts.

  • Arts/ Music/ Drama
  • Education/ Training
  • Personable Skills
  • Youth/ Childcare

Level of English required for this role:
Intermediate English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: 1 year

Hours required: 6hrs Weekly

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
St Ultans National School, Cherry Orchard Avenue, Dublin 10

Also available in these counties
Dublin - Fingal, Dublin - South Dublin County, Kildare, Meath

Screening details for this role:

  • Garda Vetting
  • Informal Interviews
  • Identification Check (photo ID etc…)
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Support/ advice/ recognition
  • Supervision
  • Initial induction and training
  • Insurance cover
  • Ongoing training opportunities

Volunteers with the following challenges will be supported in this role

  • Physical Disability
  • Learning Disability

Age restrictions:
Over 15

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

This role will provide volunteers with a sense of reward for contributing to the education and development of the Cherry Orchard community. This will also provide experience for those wishing to pursue a career as a music teacher/educator.

Getting there

Dublin Bus 79/79A/40/18. Train: alighting at Parkwest train station. By Car: Very close proximity to M50/N4 exit.

  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Volunteer Centre: Dublin City
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