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Graduate Resident Assistant in Music

Felsted SchoolFelsted, Essex

Preparatory School

Commence September 2021

Term-time only (34 weeks per year) | £10,650.00 per annum

Full-Time | Includes accommodation, bills & utilities and meals

We are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic music graduate with excellent subject knowledge that can communicate effectively with a wide age group of students from Years 3 to 8. It is essential that candidates have an evident passion for Music and a strong interest in the teaching and the learning process, including high expectations for all students to succeed in Music to effectively fulfil the role. Applicants must hold (or is about to hold) a degree in Music (or an equivalent qualification). The role will include covering lessons, supporting Boarding and House duties and, when needed, the possibility of accompanying school trips.

Full board and accommodation will be provided plus an honorarium payment. This is a fixed-term position commencing from 01 September 2021 until 31 August 2022. This would be an ideal position for someone who holds a degree in Music and is considering a career in boarding education, teaching (though no teaching experience or qualification are required) or a career in music.

The Music Department flourishes in the Senior, Prep and Pre-Prep Schools. There are six full-time members of staff and a team of twenty-eight visiting music teachers. Further information and a full job description can be found within the ‘Role Information Pack’.

Benefits include free life assurance, uniform and parking; contributory pension scheme (matched at 4%); free lunch on full days worked; free hot drinks supplied and lunch/dinner provided; free use of the Felsted Gym and pool facilities; subsidised on-site Coffee Shop; and membership to Felsted Connect; an online multi-platform engagement tool where employees have access to hundreds of exclusive discounts and offers from online and high-street retailers. More information on our rewards package can be found on our website felsted.org/employment-opps/rewards.

Felsted is a leading day and boarding independent school based in a stunning village campus in North Essex. Founded in 1564 by Richard Lord Riche, who had been a Lord Chancellor under King Edward VI, Felsted today provides an exceptional holistic education to approximately 1100 boys and girls aged four to eighteen. We celebrated our 450th anniversary in 2014, one of only a handful of Schools in the country that have claimed this historic milestone. We employ more than 160 teachers and 440 operational staff in a community orientated environment, ensuring our pupils receive the very best in learning and co-curricular activities. 

We are rated ‘Excellent in every aspect' by the Independent Schools Inspectorate. 

Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 16 April 2021 at 12:00 noon. Interviews will be held on week commencing 26 April 2021.

If you would like to apply for this position, please visit our website www.felsted.org/employment-opps to complete our online application process.

Felsted is committed to equal opportunities and maintaining a safe and secure environment for all pupils and a ‘culture of vigilance’ to safeguard and protect all in its care, and to all aspects of its ‘Safeguarding (Child Protection and Staff Behaviour) Policy’. All employees are subject to pre-employment checks including a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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