Head of Instrumental Music

  • Organisation: City of London School
  • Location: East London
  • Tenure: Part-time
  • Closing Date: Monday 1 July 2024

We are currently seeking to fill the position of Head of Instrumental Music.

We are seeking to appoint a dedicated and inspirational Head of Instrumental Music within a flagship department in this top independent school. The School has a long-standing record of high academic achievement (94.6% of A-level and Pre-U entries gained A* to B/D1-M1 grades in 2023). There is also much happening in terms of co-curricular activities, and all staff are expected to be fully involved in School life.

The postholder will contribute actively to the strong culture of excellent Music in the school, communicating their own love of Music across the community and will be expected to support the Director of Music and assist in the development of short, medium and long term strategic plans for the co-curricular activities of the Music Department. It is envisaged that the post will represent 0.8FTE but some flexibility and discussion around practicalities will be possible.

We aspire to attract a staff that matches the social and cultural diversity of the CLS community. We welcome applications from anyone with the relevant skills and abilities, and particularly from those who may not previously have thought of applying to a school such as ours. We use CV Minder to anonymise applications.

CLS was named by the Sunday Times as London Independent Secondary School of the Year 2020, and occupies fine, modern buildings near St. Pauls Cathedral overlooking the Thames, opposite the Tate Modern. There are impressive off-site sports facilities in south-east London.

CLS Teaching Pay Scale £37440 - £61410

City of London School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Further information about the School and a copy of the most recent ISI Inspection report are available on the school website.

Closing date: 9am Friday 31 May 2024

City of London School reserve the right to appoint ahead of the closing date and would encourage early applications.

Interviews will be held on week commencing 3 June 2024

We are currently seeking to fill the position of Head of Instrumental Music.


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We are seeking to appoint a dedicated and inspirational Head of Instrumental Music within a flagship department in this top independent school. The School has a long-standing record of high academic achievement (94.6% of A-level and Pre-U entries gained A* to B/D1-M1 grades in 2023). There is also much happening in terms of co-curricular activities, and all staff are expected to be fully involved in School life.

The postholder will contribute actively to the strong culture of excellent Music in the school, communicating their own love of Music across the community and will be expected to support the Director of Music and assist in the development of short, medium and long term strategic plans for the co-curricular activities of the Music Department. It is envisaged that the post will represent 0.8FTE but some flexibility and discussion around practicalities will be possible.

We aspire to attract a staff that matches the social and cultural diversity of the CLS community. We welcome applications from anyone with the relevant skills and abilities, and particularly from those who may not previously have thought of applying to a school such as ours. We use CV Minder to anonymise applications.

CLS was named by the Sunday Times as London Independent Secondary School of the Year 2020, and occupies fine, modern buildings near St. Pauls Cathedral overlooking the Thames, opposite the Tate Modern. There are impressive off-site sports facilities in south-east London.

CLS Teaching Pay Scale £37440 - £61410

City of London School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Further information about the School and a copy of the most recent ISI Inspection report are available on the school website.

Closing date: 9am Friday 31 May 2024

City of London School reserve the right to appoint ahead of the closing date and would encourage early applications.

Interviews will be held on week commencing 3 June 2024


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