Director of Music
Employer: King Edward VI School
Start Date: September 2018
Salary: KES Pay Range plus TLR 2B (£5,332)
Contract Type: Full Time
Contract Term: Permanent
Closing Date: Monday 27th November
A unique opportunity to become Director of Music at William Shakespeare’s former school in the heart of Stratford-upon-Avon.
We are seeking to appoint for September 2018 an inspirational leader for our highly successful Music Department. This post would be particularly suitable for an ambitious teacher who would thrive in this high achieving grammar school where music plays such a central role.
K.E.S. is a forward-looking school with a reputation for exceptionally high standards and an outstanding co-curricular programme. We are a Warwickshire Music designated Centre of Musical Excellence and the Director of Music is ex-officio a member of the Hub’s Steering Group.
The School has always played a major role in the life of Stratford-upon- Avon, situated as it is in the heart of the town. We enjoy the benefits of being a small school with talented students and a team of dedicated staff who are all committed to the wider life of the School. It is a purposeful and busy place where you will find the highest standards of work, commitment and courtesy.
The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and to equality of opportunity. Applicants must undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and DBS and barred list checks.
The closing date for the receipt of applications is Monday 27th November 2017
Interviews will be held on Wednesday 6th December 2017
Completed application forms, available on the School’s website (www.kes.net/about-us/vacancies), should be sent to the Headmaster’s PA, Mrs Susan Swann, at the School’s address or by email firstname.lastname@example.org
King Edward VI School
Chapel Lane (Main Entrance)
Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6BE
An independent Academy Trust selective school for boys with a co-educational Sixth Form (720 students 11-18 years)
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