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Head of Music

Applications are welcome from inspiring and enthusiastic music teachers to take charge of a thriving, hugely successful and well respected music department, working collaboratively with a dedicated music team. We seek for September 2018 a Head of Music. In addition to the weekly curriculum music, this department runs 4 choirs, 10 instrumental ensembles and offers a wide variety of 1-to-1 instrumental lessons. The Head of Music will be supported by a music secretary, 2 school music teachers and a staff of 18 peripatetic music teachers.

Employer
Cumnor House Boys' School
Location
CR2 6DA
Contract Type
Full-Time Permanent
Closing Date
11th June 2018

We seek for September 2018 a Head of Music at Cumnor House Boys’ School. An excellent Independent Preparatory School 10 minutes from East Croydon Station which provides excellent links to London.

Applications are welcome from inspiring and enthusiastic music teachers to take charge of a thriving, hugely successful and well respected music department, working collaboratively with a dedicated music team.

In addition to the weekly curriculum music, this department runs 4 choirs, 10 instrumental ensembles and offers a wide variety of 1-to-1 instrumental lessons. The Head of Music will be supported by a music secretary, 2 school music teachers and a staff of 18 peripatetic music teachers.

Personal strengths that we are particularly seeking:

– Experience of teaching a music curriculum to Key Stage 2/3
– Excellence in leading ensembles/concerts (including orchestras, choirs)
– A high standard of keyboard skills and/or an orchestral instrument

However, individual musical leadership strengths and versatility of candidates will be taken into consideration.

What we offer:
• Fantastic, enthusiastic and talented pupils
• Competitive salary
• School fee remuneration
• Teachers’ Pension Scheme
• Commitment to further professional development

We recruit high calibre staff who are committed to achieving the highest standards but, equally importantly, have the ability to look ahead with enthusiasm to contribute to the future of the school.

Link to Video: Music at Cumnor
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LVP4TTXRHlA
Link to video: Life at Cumnor
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8gNVWf4XNER9uROHKtj4mg/videos

If you would like to be part of an extraordinary team of people working together to make our school the best it can be, we would love to hear from you.

Cognita Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.

How to Apply

Further details and an application form may be obtained by telephoning 0208 660 3445 or by emailing hr@cumnorhouse.com

Closing Date:
11th June 2018
Interviews:
Week commencing 18/06/2018
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