Whitchurch Primary School & Nursery, Wemborough Road, HA7 2EQ

Whitchurch Primary School & Nursery is currently seeking to appoint an outstanding Music Director. The school is looking for someone for September 2021 but may be in a position to offer an earlier start.

Whitchurch is a Music Mark school with excellent music facilities. ‘Music is a highlight of the school’s additional provision’ Ofsted 2018

The successful candidate will be expected to deliver high-quality music lessons to all pupils. The school has a friendly and vibrant environment with a highly committed staff who wants the best for all our pupils. ‘Pupils’ behaviour is generally impeccable in lessons and around the school. Classrooms are purposeful. The school is calm and orderly’ Ofsted 2018

The successful candidate will: 

  • Be a qualified Music teacher (with QTS)
  • Demonstrate recent experience as a Music Teacher
  • Demonstrate a clear and well-thought-out understanding of music provision in the primary sector and how music can enhance the cultural capital of pupils
  • Have detailed knowledge of the relevant aspects of the National Curriculum and other statutory requirements
  • Be an enthusiastic, highly motivated individual who leads by example
  • Demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills

For an informal (and confidential) discussion with the Headteacher or to arrange a visit, please contact Personnel at:

Closing date: Monday 15th March 2021 4.00 p.m.        

Shortlisting: Friday 19th March 2021

Interviews: Monday – Tuesday, 29th – 30th March 2021

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Appointment is subject to safer recruitment procedures, including but not limited to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Check, satisfactory references, medical clearances, evidence of essential qualifications relevant to the post and proof of the right to work in the UK and to undertake the job offered in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996.  We are an equal opportunities employer.

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