16-20 hours per week Music and 16 hours per week Residential Assistant
Fixed term, one year post
Required from September 2018
Woldingham School, Woldingham, Caterham CR3 7YA
You are an energetic graduate with a passion for music which you share with staff and students alike. What’s more, you are committed to delivering an exceptional experience for every one of your pupils. So join the friendly and welcoming team here at Woldingham School – and enjoy all the support you need to achieve your professional goals.
We are looking for a skilled accompanist to rehearse students for examinations, recitals, and in ensemble, whilst also helping out with supporting music lessons and aural/theory classes in this lively and well-resourced department. You will also be responsible for the Chapel Music on Sunday, and through the term. Alongside working closely with the Director of Music, you will provide support to the residential teams, delivering pastoral care and activities for the boarders. This will include duties such as supervising study and running activities with the girls at weekends.
Woldingham is a happy and successful Catholic boarding and day school for girls aged 11 to 18 and is firmly established as one of the top girls’ independent schools in the UK, outperforming many schools that are far more selective in their admissions process. Central to this achievement is Woldingham’s academic enrichment and extra-curricular programmes, pastoral support and caring community.
Close to London, yet in an outstandingly beautiful rural setting, Woldingham has a strong community and culture building on a proud heritage that stretches back 175 years. We are committed to an exciting future that is underpinned by fresh ideas, an innovative spirit and state-of-the-art facilities.
Salary: Competitive. All staff receive free lunches and refreshments.
Please visit our website to download an application form. Once completed, return it to firstname.lastname@example.org with a supporting letter.
Closing date: 9am, Monday 23 April 2018.
Woldingham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS report will be required for the successful candidate.
Professional development and staff welfare
Our professional team of staff is Woldingham’s greatest asset, and we want to ensure that everyone is supported to work in an effective, enjoyable and fulfilling way. Staff Development is a high priority, with induction and mentoring programmes for Newly Qualified Teachers and new colleagues, plus Personal Professional Development planning for all colleagues.
Staff are welcome to use our range of outstanding facilities including the gym, squash and tennis courts and the swimming pool. Our Staffroom Committee organises regular social events, and individual members of staff have organised yoga classes and reflexology on site.