Assistant Director of Music, Portsmouth

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The Portsmouth Grammar SchoolPortsmouth

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Start date: 1 September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The school seeks to appoint a full-time, permanent Assistant Director of Music from September 2018.  The successful candidate will be an inspirational, dynamic and well-qualified musician with whole-class teaching experience, able to teach at KS3, GCSE, A Level and IB.  The successful applicant will be expected to play a full, proactive part in the department’s exciting and extensive co-curricular programme as well as contributing to the pastoral life of the school.  The ability to offer choral or orchestral directing experience would be attractive; prior experience of the IB Diploma is not required. 

This is a newly created post which may suit an excellent teacher at the start of their career, or a more experienced teacher looking to work within and take some responsibility for a large and active Music Department. Music at PGS commands a national reputation and this new role recognises the school’s wish to build on this vibrant tradition.  This post comes at an exciting moment in the Music Department’s development as plans are well underway for a new, enlarged, purpose-built Department projected to be completed in 2020.

Temporary accommodation may be available.

A DBS Check at enhanced level will be required.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 18 years
Address: High Street, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO1 2LN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 239 236 0036
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The Portsmouth Grammar School is a co-educational, selective independent school for students aged 2-18, situated in the city of Portsmouth, Hampshire.  Portsmouth Grammar is organised into a nursery, junior school and senior school. Despite bein...