Head of Prep Music and Second in Music, Sutton

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Sutton High School - Prep SchoolSutton

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: ML1
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Due to increasing pupil numbers, we are looking for a Head of Music to lead our provision for Music in the Prep School and contribute to the teaching of Music in Key Stage 3. 

We seek an excellent teacher of Music to join our expanding Performing Arts Faculty and deliver inspirational lessons to our keen and talented girls, from Nursery to Year 9. This role would suit a newly qualified teacher, or one with experience, who has the passion and vision to lead concerts, recitals and clubs, including our Prep and Senior Orchestra. 

The successful applicant will also be Second in Music across the whole school, reporting to our Director of Music. You will need a passion for teaching our youngest girls to find joy in music and will specialise in teaching at primary level.

About Sutton High School

Sutton High School is an independent day school for girls with a family ethos, educating girls from 3 to 18.  We are situated on an open and spacious site in central Sutton, close to excellent public transport links and major roads.  Both Senior and Junior Schools are amongst the top schools in the country for Value Added, and we place great importance on developing our girls as confident individuals.

Sutton High School is characterised by a warm, happy and integrated community, where girls support each other to aspire and achieve.

Why Sutton High School?

The school is a member of the Girls’ Day School Trust (GDST) and the Girls’ Schools Association (GSA). Membership of the GDST, the largest group of independent girls’ schools in the UK, gives us unrivalled opportunities for training and sharing of good practice in teaching and learning.

We also offer a variety of benefits, such as:

  • Competitive salaries and pay progression
  • Access to extensive professional development opportunities 
  • Training grants for qualifications
  • Generous pension schemes
  • Free life assurance benefit
  • A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools
  • Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans
  • A Cycle to Work scheme
  • Competitive terms and conditions of employment

Full details of this post and how to apply may be obtained by clicking the apply button.

Applications must be received by: Midday Monday 30th March 2020.

Interviews: Wednesday 1st April 2020.

Applications will be dealt with in the order that they are received and we reserve the right to call candidates to interview early.

We are committed to the safeguarding of children, and child protection screening will apply to this post.



More about Sutton High School - Prep School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Nursery and Junior School, 86 Grove Road, Sutton, Surrey, SM1 2AL, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8225 3072
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Sutton High School is an academically selective independent day school for girls with an age range of 3 to 18 years. We are situated on a green and leafy site in central Sutton, close to excellent public transport links and major roads.

Both Senior a...