Assistant Director of Music, Petersfield, Hampshire

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Bedales Prep School, DunhurstPetersfield, Hampshire

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Start date: 1 September 2019 until 31 August 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

We wish to appoint an outstanding teacher and musician to challenge and inspire in a diverse and creative environment within the Prep and Pre-Prep Schools. There is flexibility as to year groups taught. Vision, passion and endless enthusiasm required! This is a full-time role with pastoral and extra-curricular responsibilities.

Our school is a unique educational establishment, set in the beautiful Hampshire countryside. Our aim is to create an environment where questioning, divergent thinking and freedom to learn from mistakes are all encouraged. Central to our success is the sense that each person is a member of our community whose voice is entitled to be heard and treated with respect. Both our staff and students expect of each other the best kind of relationships – co-operative, authentic and trustful. We also foster a truly holistic approach to education, academic rigor is not at the expense of creativity or the arts. 

To succeed in this position, you should have a good degree in Music or a related area, with a proven track record of work with young people in a school environment. You should also be keen to play a full and inclusive role in the life of our busy boarding community and be able to contribute to the development of our innovative school.

Benefits: On Site Parking, Free School lunches during Term Time, Life insurance, Pension, Personal Accident Cover. 

If you are interested in applying for this post please read the Job description which includes full details regarding the post.

Job related enquiries for the Recruiting manager can be forwarded via Carole Randell, PA to the Head via email to

All other enquiries relating the recruitment process, should be forwarded to

Candidates must apply directly to Bedales Schools via the recruitment portal on the Bedales website: 

CVs cannot be accepted in lieu of an application form. 

Closing date: 9:00am on Tuesday 21 May 2019

Interview date: Friday 24 May 2019

Bedales is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All teaching posts are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and all successful applicants will undergo safeguarding screening including an enhanced DBS and Barred List check from the Disclosure and Barring Service and a Prohibition from Teaching Check.

Recruitment and advertising agency support not required for this vacancy.

More about Bedales Prep School, Dunhurst
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 8 - 13 years
Address: Alton Road, Steep, Petersfield, Hampshire, GU32 2DR, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1730 300200
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