Teacher of Music

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About the role

We reserve the right to make an appointment before the closing date, so early applications are encouraged.

The Governing Body of this highly successful, partially selective, mixed school invite applications for the post of Teacher of Music. We are seeking a highly motivated, committed musician who is passionate about instilling a love for music across the whole school community.

The successful candidate will work in a dynamic environment in a school which places special emphasis on the subject; they will be committed to musical teaching and learning across the school in a department which constantly strives to provide musical experience that is accessible, inspiring and exciting for all of our students.  You may be new to teaching or seeking a position which offers greater scope for personal development in a stimulating, intellectually challenging environment. An interest in choirs and / or music technology could be an advantage.

Music is a popular choice at GCSE and A level. There are many extracurricular opportunities, including a range of concerts in our own Concert Hall, less formal Soul Band and Jazz evenings, the ‘Great Gig’, musical theatre productions, tours abroad and competitions at regional and national level. 

In 2019, 96% of all students secured five or more grades 9-4 at GCSE and 84% of all A level entries were graded A*- B.  92% of GCSE Music results were graded 7-9, with 100% at grade 5 or above; 100% of A Level Music results were graded A*-B.

The school is situated on an attractive 35-acre site in the Green Belt, has excellent facilities and is committed to an extensive programme of staff development. Central London is easily reached by rail from Potters Bar and the school is close to motorway links.

The Governing Body is committed to admitting the children of staff in line with our admissions procedures.

Please visit https://damealiceowens.herts.sch.uk/ About us > Vacancies to download an application pack. For an informal discussion, contact Katherine Bamber, Director of Music via email: bamberk@damealiceowens.herts.sch.uk.

To apply, please send your completed application forms together with a covering letter stating why you are well placed to take this position at our school to recruitment@damealiceowens.herts.sch.uk by noon on Thursday 13 May 2021.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. CVs will not be accepted for any posts based in schools.



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Contact details

Lona Hennigan , EA to Headteacher
Dugdale Hill Lane Potters Bar
Hertfordshire EN6 2DU

Telephone: 01707 622 841
Fax: 01707 645 011
Email: recruitment@damealiceowens.herts.sch.uk
Website: www.damealiceowens.herts.sch.uk
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