This article shares insights from a variety of experienced small-school teachers; these tips are specifically focused on supporting teachers during their first few years teaching in small schools. The key overall message is: You are not alone!

Compiled by John Donaldson. Originally published in the October 2023 issue of Teaching Music magazine.

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