Director of Music, Hitchin, Herts

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Princess Helena CollegeHitchin, Herts

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018 or January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £ Highly competitive, based on ability and experience
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

If you’re a qualified and motivated Music Teacher, you could join the team at Princess Helena College, an independent day and boarding school for  girls’ aged 11 – 18. 

Set in a beautiful 100-acre estate, Princess Helena College (PHC) is one of England’s oldest girls’ schools. Following the forthcoming retirement of Mrs Cynthia Neaum after 23 years, we’re currently seeking an enthusiastic and inspiring Director of Music to join us and build upon the Music Department’s record of achievement, and take it into the next phase of growth.  It’s an opportunity to work in a vibrant, dynamic learning environment as part of a caring and dedicated staff team.   

As Director of Music, you will play your part in exciting, enriching and empowering our pupils to prepare them for a competitive world. Applicants should be creative and flexible musicians with experience of building and leading a team, and have strong communication and organisational skills.  The Director will be expected to share in the teaching of the core music curriculum and the direction of ensembles. The ability to teach a second subject would be advantageous.  

In return, we can offer 

• Motivated and well-behaved students 

• Small class sizes

• Dedicated music facilities  

About Princess Helena College  Founded in 1820, PHC has some 200 pupils, 50 of whom are in the vibrant and familial Sixth Form. With small class sizes, highly qualified staff and a wide range of extra-curricular opportunities, pupils are individually challenged and stretched in academic study and beyond.   

To apply, please visit our web site for an application form:  

Closing date: Friday 29 March 2018 

Start date: September 2018 or January 2019  

The 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 DBS.

Job location

More about Princess Helena College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Preston, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 7RT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1462 443888
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Princess Helena College is an independent, selective, day and boarding school for girls aged 11-18. It is situated in Preston, near Hitchin in Hertfordshire, and there are 192 pupils on its roll.

The school has a rich history. It was founded in 1820 ...