Head of Music, Reading

Closing date:Expiring soon

Kendrick SchoolReading

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: TLR 2B (£5,182 pa)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Full or part-time job share considered

An enthusiastic and well qualified Head of Music is required at this 11-18 girls’ grammar school in Reading. Music is taught throughout KS3 and offered at GCSE and A Level. There are many very talented and enthusiastic musicians at Kendrick and we are looking for an inspirational, energetic and committed teacher of this subject to enhance the music provision, including extra-curricular activities.

This position would suit a qualified and experienced teacher who already leads a department or has aspirations to move into this role. We are also willing to consider job share arrangements and part-time working for the right candidate.

Kendrick School is a high achieving selective school for girls aged 11 to 18. It is a specialist school in Science, Mathematics and Languages. Over the years Kendrick has built and maintained an impressive record of the highest academic standards and achievements. It is now acknowledged as being amongst the very best state schools in the country. Kendrick is proud of its superb reputation and also the opportunities it affords its students to participate in an all round education where their thirst for knowledge and love of learning is nurtured in a secure and caring environment. Kendrick aims to celebrate and value the traditions of the past and the challenges of the future. The school combines the virtues of a traditional grammar school while confidently embracing modern approaches to teaching, learning, technology, management and leadership.

Further details and an application form can be downloaded from the school website or obtained by emailing aemberson@kendrick.reading.sch.uk. To apply please complete an application form, declaration of convictions form and a supporting letter addressed to Headteacher, and send to Amanda Emberson by email or by post.

CVS cannot be accepted as a method of application.

Visits to the school are encouraged. Please contact Amanda Emberson to arrange.

Closing date: 25 January 2018

Interviews: 31 January 2018

Kendrick School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure check by the Disclosure & Barring Service. Kendrick School is an Equal Opportunity employer



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: London Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 5BN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 118 901 5859
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