Director of Music, Jordan

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International Community School, Amman, JordanJordan

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive, Tax-Free Package
Contract term: Fixed Term

The International Community School, Amman, is a school with a bold vision and a big heart. The global home of #themonalisaeffect, the school is a world leader in the use of student-level data to ensure every child can tread a learning and wellbeing road which is personalised to their strengths and needs. One of the most international of international schools in the Middle East, ICS is proud to offer ‘the world in one classroom’, and, through its determination that all stakeholders #makethepoint in everything they do, adopts a trailblazing determination to engage with and serve its local, regional and global community.

ICS is looking to appoint a Director of Music to join our young, cohesive and friendly team from August 2018. This is an exciting, new position, with strategic and operational oversight of curricular and extra-curricular music across both Primary and Secondary schools. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and lead a broad, deep and popular extra-curricular and peripatetic programme, whilst also leading a small team of specialist music teachers. They will also be responsible for ensuring outstanding curriculum, pedagogy and practice in the music classroom, exemplifying this in their own teaching, both at IGCSE and across the age and ability range.

This is a unique opportunity for a talented, ambitious and inspirational Music teacher to have a massive impact on the musical life of the school. All applicants should be UK qualified (or equivalent), and able to embody the school’s core values at all times. They should be optimistic, open-minded and collaborative, and always reflective on their own practice and how it can better meet the attitudinal and aptitudinal needs of each and every student.

ICS offers a highly competitive package, including:

  • A generous, tax-free salary for the duration of a two-year contract;
  • A comprehensive programme of Continuous Professional Learning;
  • A thorough and detailed induction programme;
  • Fully-furnished, 2-3 bedroom accommodation;
  • An annual utilities allowance;
  • Annual return flights;
  • Comprehensive medical insurance;
  • Free tuition for up to two children;
  • Free transportation to and from the school;
  • An end-of-contract bonus of one month’s salary.

 

The International Community School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be prepared to undergo stringent child protection screening including checks with past employers and an enhanced DBS check.
 
ICS is an equal opportunities employer.
 
To find out more about the school please click here for further information, or you can view our recruitment video here

To apply for the position, please complete our online application form here.
 
The deadline for applications will be 9am (GMT) on Thursday 4th January 2018.
 
Face-to-face interviews will take place in London from 14th to 23rd January 2018, and at the London CIS Recruitment Fair. Where a candidate is unable to attend an interview in London, the school will consider a Skype interview instead.
 
Should you require any further information about the position, or if you have any questions at all, please do not hesitate to contact Abeer Ardekani, HR Director, at hr@ics.edu.jo.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Um El-Basateen, PO Box 2002, Amman, 11181, Jordan
Telephone: +962 6 479 0666
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The International Community School, Amman, is a school with a bold vision and a big heart. The global home of #themonalisaeffect, the school is a world leader in the use of student-level data to ensure every child can tread a learning and wellbeing r...