Assistant Director of Music - Academic, Blandford Forum, Dorset

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Bryanston SchoolBlandford Forum, Dorset

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive remuneration package
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic musician and educationalist to support the vision of this exceptional department at Bryanston and to lead the academic arm. The ideal candidate will be a fine musician with a lively, creative and innovative approach and a competent keyboard player with a strong academic teaching background.

The Tom Wheare Music School, opened in 2014, offers pupils a wonderful inclusive environment in which to explore and develop their musical aspirations, with architecturally celebrated performance spaces, recording studios, rehearsal and teaching rooms which is run by a large team of dedicated and highly regarded musicians.

All Year 9 pupils study music and beyond that, the subject is offered at GCSE, A-Level and IB. A knowledge of these qualifications, and experience of teaching each to a high level, would be desirable. The successful candidate will be expected to teach Music across the age and ability range at secondary level, alongside playing the piano for rehearsals.

Bryanston offers a competitive salary, a great working environment and a fantastic opportunity for career development.

For further information and to apply, please visit 

Closing date: Sunday, 25th February 2018

Interview date: Tuesday, 13th March 2018

Bryanston is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced criminal record check.

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More about Bryanston School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 13 - 18 years
Address: Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 0PX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1258 452411
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Bryanston School is an HMC independent boarding and day school for boys and girls aged 13 to 18, set in a beautiful 400-acre site near Blandford Forum in Dorset. Founded in 1928, the school aims above all to develop the all-round talents of individua...