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Assistant Director of Music (Prep specialism)

Norwich High School for Girls GDSTNorfolk

We wish to appoint a well-qualified, enthusiastic and inspiring Assistant Director of Music (Prep specialism) to join our thriving department.  The successful candidate will have a genuine passion for music and will enjoy making a lively contribution to co-curricular activities.  

As the Assistant Director of Music, you will support the Director of Music in key aspects of leading and teaching Music across the whole school but teach predominately in the Prep School (N-Y6). You will contribute to the broader life of the whole school by leading events such as formal concerts, informal recitals and at external festivals as well as supporting Prep staff with musical content for drama productions and class assemblies.

You will be a confident pianist in order to accompany pupil performances and Choral Concert Choir rehearsals and be able to improvise to develop the pupils’ musical understanding.  You will also be a confident director of instrumental and vocal ensembles in both rehearsals and performances.

As a Girls’ Day School Trust school, Norwich High School benefits from being part of the largest group of independent girls’ schools in the UK, giving us unrivalled opportunities for training, collaboration and sharing of good practice in teaching and learning.

The post is offered on the GDST salary scale Middle Leader 1, with a salary range of £40,600 to £51,000. We can offer a variety of benefits, which include:

  • Competitive salaries and pay progression
  • Access to extensive professional development opportunities
  • Training grants for qualifications
  • Generous pension schemes
  • Free life assurance benefit
  • A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools
  • Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans
  • A Cycle to Work scheme
  • Competitive terms and conditions of employment

Full details of the post and an application form may be obtained from the Girls’ Day School Trust website by clicking the apply button.

A letter of application addressed to the Head and a detailed CV should be included with your application form. 

Please note that CVs without a completed school application form cannot be considered.

Closing date:  12 noon on Wednesday 22nd September 2021.

Interview date: Thursday 30th September 2021.

The GDST is committed to diversity, inclusion and real change: a family where every individual is valued, respected and included.

We are committed to the safeguarding of children and child protection screening will apply to this post.

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