Teacher of Music, Oxfordshire

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The Manor Preparatory SchoolOxfordshire

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Start date: April 2019 or September 2019
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

The Manor Preparatory School, situated in the heart of Oxfordshire, is a renowned independent, co-educational, preparatory day school of around 380 pupils aged 2-11. The Manor has a wonderfully happy, creative atmosphere where each individual is challenged and cherished to reach their potential. Every child is encouraged to push themselves to new challenges, resulting in outstanding results academically, on the sports field and in creative and performing arts. 

Required for a short term temporary assignment (Summer Term) or from September 2019 on a one year maternity cover contract, is an enthusiastic and accomplished musician with a passion for teaching and inspiring children. The Music Teacher will share the teaching of Music throughout the school with the Director of Music, from Pre-Nursery to Year 6.

The postholder should be an excellent pianist and at ease accompanying a wide range of ensembles and soloists. They should also be innovative and eager to collaborate with the Director of Music in the continuing development of the full and varied life of the Music department.

For the Summer Term, the days and hours of work will be Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, 8:15am to 16:15pm and Friday, 8:15am to 17:30pm (Orchestra from 16:00pm until 17:30pm). From September 2019, the working hours are yet to be confirmed but we envisage that this post will be between 4.5 days and 5 full days (working hours will be 8:00am to 16:15pm on a full day plus any extra Music commitments after school, usually up until 17:30pm).  

We would welcome applications from candidates that can commit to one term (starting April 2019), the full one year maternity cover (starting September 2019) or both assignments (starting April 2019 until August 2020). 

Completed application forms must be received by 9am on Monday 25 February 2019. Interviews will take place on Monday 4 March 2019. 

For an application pack, application form and further information about the role, please visit https://www.manorprep.org/Vacancies.  

The Manor Preparatory School is committed to safeguarding and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and an Enhanced DBS check.

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More about The Manor Preparatory School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 11 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Faringdon Road, Shippon, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX13 6LN, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1235 858458
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