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Head of Music

Brighton College Al AinAl Ain

This is a key role within the College and encompasses responsibility for the delivery and the development of the Music Department. The successful candidate will provide professional leadership and management of Music to secure outstanding teaching and learning, effective use of resources and enhanced standards and achievement for all pupils. The Head of Music will also contribute to College development and improvement as a key middle leader.

The pursuit of Music at Brighton College is not only an activity worthy of great dedication in its own right, but also a vitally important vehicle to nurture the creativity, passion and individuality of each and every pupil. Throughout the year, a plethora of concerts, informal recitals and musicals provide opportunities for Brighton pupils to grow as artists. Our children are privileged to work in the state-of-the-art College Theatre with artists, composers and musicians of international repute.

Our vision is to propel pupils of Music to rates of progress that are equal to those of the finest schools in the world. The Music Department is swiftly becoming a beacon of outstanding progress by creating and developing a culture of excellence in everything it does.

Applications are invited from first rate Music practitioners who hold a relevant degree, at least two years of teaching experience and a clear understanding of teaching at Key Stage 3, (I)GCSE and BTEC. We are looking for someone who blends creativity and rigour in the classroom, is highly committed and possesses excellent organisational and communication skills.

To apply, please complete the application form on the TES webpage where this vacancy appears. You should also attach an up-to-date CV with a covering letter and photograph.

Brighton College Al Ain offers a competitive tax-free salary, end-of-service gratuity, accommodation allowance, family medical insurance and two free school places for staff children.

For further information or queries, please contact the College at

The closing date for applications is Thursday 21st January however, Skype interviews will be arranged as applications are received. The College reserves the right to appoint successful candidates prior to the closing date and so an early application is advantageous.

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