Assistant Director of Music, Peru

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Markham CollegePeru

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Start date: August 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

A member of the Latin American Heads’ Conference (LAHC), International Baccalaureate Organisation (IBO) and the Round Square Organisation, Markham College, Lima, is one of the leading independent schools in South America. 

With over 2200 pupils (3-18) and 360 staff across two campuses, the College has recently opened a new Nursery, a state-of-the-art Science Centre and a world-class facilities for the Visual and Performing Arts.

Academic results at both IGCSE and IB level are amongst the best internationally.  The Public Examination results are outstanding and are available to view on the College’s website. Students have been recognised by the Cambridge International Examinations Board for achieving the highest marks in the world in Co-ordinated Science, Computer Studies, Geography, History, Art, Spanish Literature and Physical Education.  The majority of students take up places at leading universities in Peru and around the world including Stanford, Princeton, Columbia, Cambridge, Oxford, Imperial College, University College London and The London School of Economics. In recent years, four students secured Oxbridge offers.

Working in tandem with Nottingham University in the UK, the College also offers colleagues the opportunity to participate in the Markham Initial Teacher Training Programme (MITT Programme). This innovative one year programme includes a week of induction with Markham College staff and members of the Faculty of Education at Nottingham University and offers local and international teachers an in-house programme of study, on-going training and mentoring leading ultimately to the award of the PGCEi for successful trainees.

The College is looking to appoint an Assistant Director of Music in the Upper School, from August 2019. Candidates should hold a relevant degree, preferably a teaching qualification and be able to teach their subject to IGCSE and IB level and be prepared to participate fully in the academic and extra-curricular life of the College.

Applications with a covering and CV of no more than two pages should be uploaded to the school’s application system ( as soon as possible and no later than Monday 18 March 2019.

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More about Markham College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Upper School (San Antonio Campus), Augusto Angulo 291, San Antonio, Miraflores, Lima, Peru
Telephone: +51 1 315 6750