Graduate Music Assistant, Taunton

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Taunton SchoolTaunton

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Dependent on experience
Contract term: Permanent

Job Title: Graduate Music Assistant 

Job Reference No: 17-18086 

Responsible to:   Director of Music 

Hours per week: Full time  

Salary: Dependent on experience 

Start date: September 2018 

Closing date: Applications will be considered as they are received   

Taunton School is just over 170 years old. It is an Independent School for over 1100 boys and girls, aged from 0 to 18 years with approximately 300 boarders. We aim to challenge, inspire and nurture young people to succeed in a global community. 

We have an exciting new opportunity for a Graduate Music Assistant to undertake a unique dual role of participating in the musical life of Taunton School and supporting the delivery of the music curriculum, particularly at KS3, and performances at the School. The successful candidate will participate in and co-ordinate musical ensembles, deliver aural and theory classes for music examinations and monitor and support pupil progress and attainment. 

The successful candidate will have a good music degree and will demonstrate high level performance skills. If you are creative and passionate about both music and teaching this is a highly rewarding role where you can impart your knowledge, experience and skills to coach and support young people in a musical capacity. 

Although not essential experience with using music technology, principally recording techniques Logic and Sibelius, would be an advantage.  

Our School ethos is of a shared responsibility and positive contribution from all to the life and work of this busy boarding and day community. This is what makes Taunton School such a thriving, energetic and well-rounded Independent School. We offer a competitive package and an outstanding educational environment in which to work.

For a full list of duties and responsibilities, please refer to the Job Description, available to download from here or from the School's website; www.tauntonschool.co.uk

Application Process 

Candidates should complete their application form electronically and email it, together with a short covering letter. A Taunton School application form must be used and there is no need to submit a CV. Alternatively, applications can be posted to the HR Department at the main School address.  Please email your completed and signed application form and covering letter to: tsrecruit@tauntonschool.co.uk  



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More about Taunton School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Age Range: 13 - 18 years
Address: Staplegrove Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA2 6AD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1823 703703
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Taunton School is a co-educational, independent boarding and day school educating pupils from 0-18. Its values are based on Christianity and it is situated in Taunton, Somerset. There are 591 pupils in the senior school and 434 pupils in the lower sc...