Graduate Resident Assistant (Music), Felsted, Essex

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Felsted SchoolFelsted, Essex
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Start date: 01 September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £10,650 per annum
Contract term: Fixed Term

Commence September 2019

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 9 to 13. 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 fulfill 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.

We particularly welcome applications from those who are able to play the organ and are willing to contribute to the co-curricular learning activities at this 'Excellent in Every Aspect' rated independent school.

Full board and accommodation will be provided plus an honorarium payment. This is a fixed-term position commencing from 01 September 2019 until 31 August 2020. 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.

Benefits include free life assurance and parking, contributory pension scheme, lunch on full days worked, unlimited use of the Felsted Gym and pool facilities, on-site Coffee Shop by illy 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.

Felsted School has a busy music department with several concerts over the course of an academic year, as well as Chapel services and other events. 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’.

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. 

Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 21 June 2019 at 9:00am

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 25 June 2019

If you would like to apply for this position, please visit our website to complete our online applicati on process.

Felsted School is committed to equal opportunities, the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Therefore, all employees are required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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More about Felsted School
Address: Felsted, Essex, CM6 3LL, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1371 822600