Head of Music, Hammersmith and Fulham

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Ravenscourt Park Preparatory SchoolHammersmith and Fulham

Date posted:
Start date: Required from September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are looking for a talented and enthusiastic musician with the vision and drive to lead music within our happy, friendly and forward-thinking school that is fully committed to striving for the best in all of our pupils. 

Music is at the heart of our school; we have a number of choirs, orchestras and ensembles running throughout the 4 – 11-year age range and all of these groups have the opportunity to perform at a range of concerts and assemblies throughout the year. We also make use of the beautiful St Paul’s Church in Hammersmith for our Christmas Concert and our Summer Prize Evening.

The successful candidate will be leading a thriving music department which comprises the Head of Music, an additional part-time music teacher and our peripatetic staff. The Head of Music will be a skilled practitioner, able to teach music throughout the Primary age range, to bring out the best in our orchestras and choirs, to lead whole school assembly singing practices and to accompany and guide instrumentalists on the piano.

Ravenscourt Park Preparatory School is a successful IAPS Preparatory School in West London providing education of the highest quality for 420 boys and girls aged from 4 to 11 years. The School was last inspected by ISI in March 2016 and received the grade of ‘excellent’ in all categories.

Applications should be made by covering letter to the Headmaster, accompanied by a fully completed application form. Please email completed applications to careers@rpps.co.uk.

Closing date: midday on Tuesday 25th February 2020.

All applicants will be considered on the basis of suitability regardless of gender, race, religious belief, marital status or disability. Ravenscourt Park Preparatory School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applications will be subject to checks with past employer and an enhanced check with the Disclosure and Barring Service. Our safeguarding and safer recruitment policies can be found on our website. 

More about Ravenscourt Park Preparatory School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: 16 Ravenscourt Avenue, London, W6 0SL, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 208 8469153
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Ravenscourt Park Preparatory School is a lively, coeducational and non-selective independent school for children aged four to eleven. Founded in 1991, the school provides an engaging education of the highest quality with a rich curriculum that is var...