UWCSEA has a part-time vacancy for January 2018 at its Dover Campus for an experienced Middle School Music teacher with one of these specialisms: Choral/Vocal, Woodwind or Strings.
The successful candidate will be responsible to the Head of Music for teaching general Music classes in Grades 6, 7 and 8 for between 8 and 18 periods per week, to be determined after interview (a full-time position carries a 30 period per week teaching load). The MS music curriculum covers a wide range of musical styles and is delivered in units covering context, creating and/or performing.
In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to be fully involved in the Campus’ Music ECA Programme. There may also be scope for the successful candidate to take on individual vocal, woodwind or string teaching through our Instrumental Teaching Programme (ITP). The successful candidate will be able to work collaboratively with the Middle School Music team, and be able to work collaboratively in the Middle School as a whole which has a strong pastoral ethos.
The Music Department at UWCSEA (Dover) is an energetic and vibrant learning environment that encourages all students to participate and excel in music. The successful applicant will work in a team of ten experienced music teachers alongside 40 visiting instrumental teachers. The Music Department produces highly successful concert performances and productions, as well as excellent examination results, both in academic music and in practical music exams. Music is taught to all students from K1 to Grade 8. In Grades 9 & 10 students elect to study Music for the Edexcel GCSE and in Grades 11 & 12 for the IB diploma. Our outstanding facilities include a Recording Studio, Recital Room, eight Music classrooms, twenty-four practice rooms, meeting room and ITP teachers’ lounge. The Music department is supported by a full-time administrator and sound technician.
UWCSEA welcomes applications from all qualified candidates. UWC South East Asia is committed to safeguarding our students and protecting them from harm. In keeping with the expectation that all staff and volunteers share this commitment, those applying for a position at the College must be willing to undergo employment background checks and screening appropriate to the post.
All interested applicants are to complete our online application form
Closing Date: 27 October 2017