Head of Music
Maternity Cover (Part Time)
Salary and package is generous and above National Scale
We are looking for an experienced, dedicated and enthusiastic Head of Music to join the Glendower team in January 2021. The successful applicant must have a relevant degree and teaching qualification and have a good working knowledge of an independent school setting. They will teach class music from Reception through to Year 6, through interesting and imaginative schemes of work. Coordinate the appointment of, and manage, visiting peripatetic music teachers. Be fully involved in all school productions and musical ensembles which are a key component of the role. Be an excellent pianist and would ideally offer a second instrument as well for one-to-one tuition.
Glendower is a highly successful school, rated excellent across all areas in our recent inspection and has a reputation for being strongly academic, with most pupils working well above expected levels of achievement. It has a very broad curriculum with music, drama, sport and art having high profiles within the school. The salary and package is generous and above National Scale. Glendower Preparatory School attaches great significance to the teaching of music.Closing date: Friday 30th October 2020, 5pm. Interviews: w/c Monday 2nd November. Applications should be marked for the attention of the Headmistress and include a covering letter outlining why candidates should be considered for the post.
Glendower Preparatory School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and DBS vetting. Glendower is an equal opportunities employer.
Glendower Preparatory School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.