Head of Music, London

Closing date:New this week

Ravenscourt Park Preparatory SchoolLondon

Date posted:
Start date: Required from September 2019 for the academic year 2019-20
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are looking for a talented and enthusiastic musician 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 plays a central role in the life 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.

The successful candidate will be leading a thriving music department which comprises the Head of Music, an additional part-time music teacher and 15 peripatetic staff who provide over 250 individual music lessons each week. The Head of Music will be confident at teaching music throughout the Primary age range, conducting orchestras and choirs, leading whole-school assembly singing practices and accompanying 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 send or email completed applications to Mrs Kate Jason, Head’s PA, Ravenscourt Park Prep School, 16 Ravenscourt Avenue, London W6 0SL.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an interview at the School. Informal visits to the School are welcome; please contact Mrs Kate Jason if you would like to arrange this.

Closing date: Midday on 1st April 2019.

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.

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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
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...