Head of Music, CR2 6DA

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Cumnor House Boys' SchoolCR2 6DA

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

Applications are welcome from inspiring and enthusiastic music teachers to take charge of a thriving, hugely successful and well respected music department, working collaboratively with a dedicated music team.

In addition to the weekly curriculum music, this department runs 4 choirs, 10 instrumental ensembles and offers a wide variety of 1-to-1 instrumental lessons. The Head of Music will be supported by a music secretary, 2 school music teachers and a staff of 18 peripatetic music teachers.

Personal strengths that we are particularly seeking:

- Experience of teaching a music curriculum to Key Stage 2/3

- Excellence in leading ensembles/concerts (including orchestras, choirs)

- A high standard of keyboard skills and/or an orchestral instrument

However, individual musical leadership strengths and versatility of candidates will be taken into consideration.

What we offer: 

· Fantastic, enthusiastic and talented pupils

· Competitive salary

· School fee remuneration

· Teachers’ Pension Scheme

· Commitment to further professional development 

We recruit high calibre staff who are committed to achieving the highest standards but, equally importantly, have the ability to look ahead with enthusiasm to contribute to the future of the school.

Cognita Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.

Link to Video: Music at Cumnor

Link to video: Life at Cumnor 

If you would like to be part of an extraordinary team of people working together to make our school the best it can be, we would love to hear from you. 



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 4 - 13 years
Address: 168 Pampisford Road, South Croydon, Surrey, CR2 6DA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8660 3445
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