Director of Music, Bishop's Stortford

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Bishop's Stortford CollegeBishop's Stortford

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Start date: September 2019 or asap
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: College Salary Scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Bishop’s Stortford College has a strong academic reputation and is a place of learning that provides an outstanding range of opportunities for developing well-rounded, skilful and happy young people.  We pride ourselves on doing this in a beautiful environment with excellent facilities.    

At the College, we are aware that it is the people who make this possible. It is their energy, imagination and enthusiasm that creates the opportunities, experiences and very special atmosphere for both pupils and staff to enjoy.   

The Post  

At Bishop’s Stortford College, the Music department inspires the whole school, from those singing in their first choir aged 4 to those pursuing a career in Music at University.  We are looking for our next Director of Music to take responsibility for the leadership and management of Music across the College and continue to inspire and enthuse our pupils and staff.   

The successful candidate will work in an environment with excellent facilities and a wealth of experience in the team who will be working for them.  They will ensure that excellent standards of teaching and tuition are delivered, resources and facilities are deployed efficiently, and the department plays a central role in the Music offering across the whole College.  

Terms and Conditions of the Role  

We envision this role to be a full time position. The College operates Monday to Saturday in term time.  

Salary will be paid in line with our College Teacher Scale with an additional management responsibility allowance.  The payment for this role will be according to qualification and experience.  Our scale is above national average.  

The position could be available immediately but at the latest September 2019.  Application Process  

The offer of appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.  The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A copy of the College’s Child Protection Policy is available on the website.  

The closing date for applications is Monday 26th November 2018. 

 We reward all our employees with a range of benefits, which include access to the Teachers’ Pension scheme, use of our state-of-the-art College Gym and Swimming Pool, parking onsite and a free lunch and refreshments during term time.     

Here’s what some of our employees have said about the College…..     

‘At Bishop’s Stortford College, there is a willingness to help each other and a shared commitment to helping pupils’  

‘You have the space and ability to draw on your own character and strength within the College’   

‘Staff are supportive and helpful and there is good communication.  We are a close-knit team who help one other’

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More about Bishop's Stortford College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: 10 Maze Green Road, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, CM23 2PJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1279 838575
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