Head of Keyboard, Rugby

Closing date:

Rugby SchoolRugby

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018 or January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No




We are seeking a talented and well-qualified pianist who will enter fully into the life of the

department and the School as a whole, starting September 2018 or January 2019.

The successful candidate will be an exceptional ensemble pianist and an experienced performer who will enjoy making music with enquiring young musicians and outstanding colleagues. The Head of Keyboard will oversee the creative and strategic direction of the department’s keyboard section. This will be achieved through an ability to teach piano, provide sensitive piano accompaniment and manage a team of peripatetic keyboard teachers.

Rugby School aims to be recognised as the top non-specialist music school in the United Kingdom. Music at Rugby School is exciting, diverse and of a remarkable standard. All our pupils, whatever their musical aspirations, are coached to reach their full potential in an energetic and stimulating environment. In the past year, several pupils have been successful in piano diplomas, have given solo piano recitals and have performed, or are about to perform, concerti by Mozart, Khachaturian, Prokofiev and Grieg with Bliss Sinfonia, Rugby School’s professional orchestra. Several pupils are active as accompanists and one currently plays piano in the National Youth Orchestra.

Rugby is renowned for its highly successful and innovative approach to education. As a coaching school we are looking for staff who are committed to professional development and personal growth.

The School is a boarding and day school in full operation seven days per week including evenings during term time. Pastoral, co-curricular, cultural and sports activities take place outside normal dayschool hours. All staff are expected to make a full contribution. Accommodation is provided for all full-time teaching staff.

For more information and to apply: Please register and complete an application via our recruitment portal which can be found at www.rugbyschool.co.uk/about/employment-opportunities

Closing date: Noon on Friday 18 May

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Charity Registration Number 528752


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More about Rugby School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 13 - 19 years
Address: Lawrence Sheriff Street, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV22 5EH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1788 556216
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