Teacher of Music, St Columba's School, Kilmacolm

Closing date:Expiring soon

St Columba's SchoolSt Columba's School, Kilmacolm

Date posted:
Start date: August 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Aligned to the SNCT scales plus enhancement
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are seeking an enthusiastic teacher to join our Music Department.  The staff team consists of three full-time teachers, and the department is highly regarded within the school community.  

Results at all stages to Advanced Higher Music are excellent. Students wishing to take their studies forward have been awarded places at respected Music Institutions.

The successful candidate will be a passionate, skilled and inspirational Teacher of Music keen to promote excellence within the Music Department.   He/she will be a competent pianist and accompanist (good sight reading skills essential), highly organised, meticulous in their lesson planning and committed to encouraging and supporting pupils to set goals and achieve their ambitions.  He/she will be expected to teach across all age ranges from Transitus (Primary 7) through to Advanced Higher in Senior School.  

The post is aligned to the SNCT scales, reviewed in April each year and with a further St Columba’s enhancement.  Fee restriction of 50 per cent is granted for the education of the children of members of the teaching staff after one year’s service.  

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute fully to the extra-curricular life of the School including participating in and leading choral and instrumental ensembles.

Staff at St. Columba’s School benefit from a comprehensive Professional Review and CPD programme at whole school and departmental level.  

Letters of application and CVs with the names and email addresses of two referees should be sent to the Rector by noon on Tuesday, 23 April 2019 either by email to recruitment@st-columbas.org or by post to The Rector, St Columba’s School, Duchal Road, Kilmacolm PA13 4AU.  Interviews are expected to take place during the week commencing 29 April 2019.

Please note that applicants must be registered or eligible for registration with the General Teaching Council of Scotland.   The appointment will be subject to membership of The Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme.  Probationary teachers are welcome to apply.

Candidates are welcome to contact Ms Yvonne Carey, Director of Music, to discuss the post informally by email to ycarey@st-columbas.org.  

More about St Columba's School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Duchal Road, Kilmacolm, Renfrewshire, PA13 4AU, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1505 872238
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