Director of Music, City of London

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City of London SchoolCity of London

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent

HMC 950 DAY BOYS 10-18

City of London School is looking to appoint an inspirational and creative professional to lead its thriving Music Department from September 2020. The Department is very successful and the School has a deserved reputation for musical excellence. The School has a long-standing record of high academic achievement (92.5% of A Level and Pre U entries gained A* to B/D1-M1 grades in 2019) and there is also much happening in terms of extra-curricular activities. We expect all staff to be fully involved in School life. 

The successful candidate will be an excellent musician, with a strong track record of teaching and/or musical direction at all levels. They will also be determined to enthuse young people – from diverse backgrounds and with differing levels of musical expertise – in the joy of music, and the potential that it offers for both educational achievement and personal development.

The post will involve teaching Music to years 6 – 13. Experience in a position of responsibility to date in their present school is advantageous.

The School occupies fine, modern buildings near St. Paul’s Cathedral overlooking the Thames, opposite the Tate Modern as well as owning impressive Off-Site Sports Facilities in South East London.

City of London School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Further information about the School and a copy of the most recent ISI Inspection report are available on the School website. 

Saxton Bampfylde Ltd is acting as an employment agency advisor to City of London School on this appointment. For further information about the role, including details about how to apply, please visit www.saxbam.com/appointments using reference GAIARA. Alternatively telephone +44 (0)20 7227 0880 (during office hours). Applications should be received by noon on Monday 17 February 2020.

Interviews will be held on 25 February and 4 March.



More about City of London School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 10 - 18 years
Address: Queen Victoria Street, London, EC4V 3AL, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 3680 6300
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City of London School is an independent school based in London for boys aged 10-18. 

The school site is situated by the Thames. It has over 20 acres of sports pitches. It was established in 1834 and moved to its present site in 1986. The school ...