Music Leader – Infant & Junior School, Sheffield

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Sheffield High SchoolSheffield

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic, creative and forward thinking Music specialist to teach well behaved, motivated and high achieving pupils and provide leadership and direction for Music at Sheffield Girls’.

As Music Leader, you will be responsible for the development and implementation of policies for the teaching of Music throughout the Pre-School, Infant and Junior School in order to optimise pupil progress and development. In accordance with school curriculum policy, you will play a key role in determining the direction of the Music curriculum, as well as leading by example, promoting excellence and inspiration in learning by being the lead Music practitioner.

All of our teachers are expected to participate fully in the extra-curricular life of the school. Applications from newly qualified and experienced teachers are welcome. We have the flexibility to offer full time or part time to ensure that we attract the best possible field of applicants who wish to work at Sheffield Girls’.

Music at Sheffield Girls’

Music is an important part of school life with numerous choirs and ensembles and very close links with the Senior School Music department. There is a very well equipped and resourced Music room in both the Infant and Junior Schools, good performance facilities and a suite of rooms for individual Music lessons. The Junior and Senior School Music departments have been fully involved in a number of outreach projects, supporting the development of Music in local state primary schools.

About the School

Founded in 1878, Sheffield Girls’ enjoys an excellent reputation as the highest performing school locally. As part of the Girls’ Day School Trust, the UK's leading network of independent girls' schools, we can 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

· Childcare vouchers, interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans

· A Cycle to Work scheme

· Competitive terms and conditions of employment

For further details and to apply please click the apply button.

The closing date for applications is 4.00pm, Monday 23 April 2018.

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



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Senior School, 10 Rutland Park, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S10 2PE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 114 266 0324
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Sheffield High School is one of the 24 schools and two academies administered by the Girls’ Day School Trust. The Trust was formed in 1872 by a Christian group, but the schools are now non-denominational and girls are admitted irrespective of b...