Extra-Curricular Coordinator and Departmental Administrator (Music), Hertfordshire

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Dame Alice Owen's SchoolHertfordshire

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: H6/14 actual annual salary £12,603 (based on the full-time equivalent of £22,462)
Contract term: Permanent

25 hours per week, term time only

We are looking to appoint an outstanding candidate to support the work of our exceptional Music department. The successful candidate will possess excellent organisation and administration skills and will have a clear understanding of the diverse needs of working within a musical environment. Experience of working with musical logistics and/or events management would be an advantage. This position is term time only, but will require some occasional evening work, for example the front of house duties at the school’s concerts.

5% of our cohort is selected according to musical aptitude, and the music department is keen to ensure that these students are challenged and encouraged to be the best musicians they can be whilst also encouraging and developing those who have not yet had the opportunity to discover their skills as much as all those in between. The department enjoys outstanding success at both GCSE and A level. In 2017 100% of A-Level and 96% of GCSE students achieved A*-C grades. We currently accommodate an average of 450 individual music lessons a week, and run an average of 17 formal concerts as well as a host of ‘performance platforms’ to encourage all students to share their talents.

The governors are committed to admitting the children of members of staff in line with our admissions policy.

The school is situated on an attractive 35-acre site in the Green Belt, has excellent facilities and is committed to an extensive programme of staff development. Central London is easily reached by rail from Potters Bar and the school is close to motorway links. Accommodation on site can be available for those needing to relocate.

Please visit www.damealiceowens.herts.sch.uk > Contact us > Vacancies to download an application pack. 

Please send your completed application forms, together with a covering letter stating why you are suited to take this position at our school, by email to Mrs Lona Hennigan, EA to the Headteacher: ea@damealiceowens.herts.sch.uk. We look forward to receiving your application.

CVs will not be accepted

Closing date: Thursday, 18 July 2019.

Interview date: Tuesday, 3 September 2019.

We reserve the right to make an appointment before the closing date, so early applications are encouraged.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. 



More about Dame Alice Owen's School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Dugdale Hill Lane, Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, EN6 2DU, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1707 643441
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Dame Alice Owen’s School is a mixed, part selective secondary school with over 1,430 registered pupils and a vibrant and highly successful sixth form. 

Our school was founded 400 years ago by Dame Alice Owen, a remarkable philanthropist with an ...