Teacher of Music, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire

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Hockerill Anglo-European CollegeBishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire

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

The Music Department at Hockerill currently has three members of teaching staff (including the Director), two administrators and around 20 peripatetic teachers. At present almost 400 pupils learn at least one musical instrument or singing, including classical, jazz and popular styles. The full range of orchestral instruments are taught at Hockerill, including organ.

The Music faculty is a purpose-built building, comprising of two classrooms, a music technology studio equipped with 15 Mac computers with Logic Pro and Sibelius software, an instrument store and a range of practice rooms, each equipped with a piano. Concerts are held in St Alban’s Hall and the Chapel on a regular basis. 

The successful applicant will be an outstanding musician and teacher with the energy, commitment and experience to contribute to a flourishing department. They will also be expected to maintain and develop the prominence of music within the college. 

Hockerill is currently ranked the Top UK Partially Selective Comprehensive school in the Sunday Times Parent Power table, based on our IB and GCSE performance in 2017. Last summer, our Year 13 students gained an average point score of 36 points, while 21% achieved 40 points or above, placing them in the top 5% globally and equating to 4A* at A Level. Our GCSE results are also consistently high with its best ever results in 2017 when 58% of students achieved A*-A/9-7. Hockerill also performs very strongly in Progress 8 scores.

The College is situated in Bishop’s Stortford within the beautiful landscaped grounds of a former teacher training college and is within 30 minutes of both London and Cambridge. We have a roll of 837 students, both day and boarding, including a sixth form of 220 students. Hockerill has topped the state school Sixth Form league tables for the past three years. 

To apply please complete the application form and return to: 

Ms C Yates, Hockerill Anglo European College, Dunmow Road, Bishop’s Stortford, Hertfordshire CM23 5HX.

Email: yatesc@hockerill.com Telephone: +44 (0) 1279 658 451

The application pack and job description can be downloaded from our website: http://www.hockerill.com/34/vacancies 

The closing date for receipt of applications is 9am on Monday 21st May.

Interviews will take place on Thursday 24th May



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Dunmow Road, Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire, CM23 5HX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1279 658451
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Hockerill Anglo-European College is a mixed, non-selective, non-denominational secondary school with sixth form and boarding situated in Bishops Storford, Hertfordshire. There are approximately 754 students at the school between the ages of 11-18.&nb...