French Horn Teacher, Street, Somerset

Closing date:Expiring soon

Millfield SchoolStreet, Somerset

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic, inspirational and experienced French Horn Teacher, for one day per week, to join one of the largest school-based Music Departments in the UK. In addition to half a day's teaching, you will have the opportunity to work with both our Brass Ensemble and Orchestra. This is a temporary position covering maternity starting as soon as possible. 

Founded in 1935, Millfield’s vision is to be the world leader for the development of children. There are nearly 1,300 students at the senior school (year 9 to U6), with a 3:1 ratio of boarding to day. Although essentially a rural British school, 20 per cent of Millfield students are international and come from more than 70 countries.

Set in over 100 acres of grounds, Millfield’s size brings great opportunity and the facilities are unmatched in the UK: an Olympic-sized swimming pool, golf courses, indoor centres for tennis, golf and cricket  and an equestrian centre; concert hall, recording studio, theatre, art gallery, hi-tech Science block and outstanding teaching facilities; and high quality boarding accommodation.

Our aim is discover brilliance in every child and to immerse them in academic, creative and sporting opportunities to develop this brilliance. We offer an exceptionally wide range of courses and provide multiple pathways through the school to meet the needs of the individual child. Courses range from the traditional academic route to vocational courses and BTEC. The curriculum is meticulously crafted to lead students through from the end of year 8 to the start of university life or the first steps of a career. 

Our teachers are passionate about education and are dedicated learners themselves. We want to instil a love of learning and nurture natural curiosities. We aim to provide a first-class education within the framework of the values that shape the school: be kind, be authentic, be curious, be disruptors, be brilliant.

Millfield has the resource and attitude to bring together key staff to provide an education and experience that honours the individual child. With small class sizes, sophisticated use of digital technology, excellent teachers and expert sports coaches, every student is individually supported to discover their own brilliance.

If you are interested, an application form and further details are available from:  

Closing date: Noon on 24th January 2020.

Millfield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Offers of appointment are subject to satisfactory references and DBS clearance.

More about Millfield School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 12 - 18 years
Address: Butleigh Road, Street, Somerset, BA16 0YD, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1458 442 291
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