Head of Academic Music, East Sussex

Closing date:Expiring today

Bede's Senior SchoolEast Sussex

Date posted:
Start date: Required for September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Required for September 2019 at this thriving independent school: an enthusiastic Head of Academic Music with the ability to lead academic music with real passion and ambition and to engage and inspire pupils throughout all year groups.

The School is looking to appoint a first-rate musician and outstanding classroom practitioner, with unimpeachable subject knowledge and someone able to work collaboratively within an expanding and forward-looking department.

You will be someone who is passionate in your approach to the teaching of music and determined to achieve excellent results. You will be flexible and inspire and develop high-achievers who aim to win places at the top universities, but you will also be focused on those who wish to study at conservatoire and helping those for whom music is part of their wider school enjoyment.  Ideally, the successful applicant will also be a first-rate accompanist, able to accompany our pupils of all levels of ability and talent. You should have the intellectual range and cultural depth to be able to play a major role in both developing our courses and contributing to the wider curriculum. 

Above all, enthusiasm for the subject and the ability to both engage and challenge able pupils is essential.

For more information, please visit: bedes.org > Senior School > About > Jobs.

Closing date: 18th January 2019.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.



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More about Bede's Senior School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 13 - 19 years
Address: Upper Dicker, Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 3QH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1323 843252
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Bede’s Senior School, located in Hailsham, East Sussex is an independent, co-educational, secondary school for children aged between 13 and 19. It was founded in 1979 by Peter Pyemont. The building covers 140 acres of the Sussex Downs. It is both a d...