Music Lead Teacher, Suffolk/Norfolk Border

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The Old School HensteadSuffolk/Norfolk Border
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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive salary
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Music Lead Teacher 

The Old School Henstead seeks to appoint an inspirational Music Lead Teacher for a full-time teaching position commencing September 2019. You will be an exceptional teacher with excellent music skills and a passion for all things musical.  You will hold a degree in Music and  will manage the Music Department and its Peripatetic Music staff, as well as overseeing the programme of entries for Trinity College Music Examinations.The candidate will also run successful lower and upper school choirs, musical productions and other musical activities, including music in school church services and assemblies. Experience of stage direction for musical productions is desirable.

A willingness to play a full and active role in the daily life of a busy and vibrant prep school is a necessity, as is the desire to engage in regular professional development opportunities.  Experience of teaching at Early Years, Key Stages 1 and 2 and a good level of ICT skills are desirable attributes.  This is a suitable role for an experienced teacher leading music in a school, but may also suit an ambitious NQT with experience directing choirs or musicals, with an active network of musical contacts.

Please download the Candidate Brief for full details of the post and more information about our vibrant prep school.

If you would like to apply for this role, please download the Application Form and complete it electronically. Email it, together with a covering  letter of no more than two pages, addressed to the Headmaster, at , explaining your reasons for applying and how your experience matches the job brief. There is no need to submit a CV.  If possible, please send your application form and letter as PDF files. All applications will be acknowledged by email. 

Potential applicants are invited to speak to the Headmaster for further information about the post and the school. (Please email your contact numbers to  

Closing Date: 4pm Monday 12 November 2018

The Old School Henstead is committed to the protection and safeguarding of children and young people, therefore all candidates will be required to undergo an Enhanced DBS check.


Job location

More about The Old School Henstead
Address: Toad Row, Henstead, Nr. Beccles, Suffolk, NR34 7LG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1502 741150