Job Ref No. ECC0-65S Position Type: Head of Department/Faculty Pay Range: £40,349-£58,729pa
Position Start Date: 01/09/2021 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 18/01/2021 Midday Date of Interviews: Interviews may take place on a rolling basis  

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New Hall School requires, with effect from 1 September 2021, a Director of Music
Competitive salary: qualified teacher range £40,349-£58,729pa
School accommodation available to rent ● generous staff fee remission ● excellent training● London Stratford 20 mins by train

This is an exceptional opportunity to lead on all musical aspects of life throughout New Hall School. The Director of Music has responsibility for the Music co-curriculum, overseeing an extremely popular and vibrant provision of instrumental tuition and organising a rich and varied selection of groups, orchestras and ensembles. The Director of Music will be required to teach Music to GCSE and A Level and to be responsible for the liturgical music that is at the heart of New Hall Catholic life. This is an excellent professional opportunity for career development through undertaking this important leadership position in one of the largest co-educational independent schools in the UK.

New Hall is a warm, welcoming and supportive environment, with a mixture of single-sex and co-educational teaching. With a supportive Department and an investment in training, this is an exciting time to be joining the School.

New Hall is committed to increasing representation of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds among staff across all roles and at all levels, to reflect our diverse student population. Applications from practising Catholics are particularly welcome. The School's Equal Opportunities Policy is available on the School's website.

Closing Date: Midday, Monday 18 January 2021
Interviews may take place on a rolling basis

JOB ID: NH0173
New Hall is committed to safeguarding pupils. There will be an enhanced DBS check prior to appointment. For further details & an application form please visit: Alternatively, please contact the HR Department on 01245 467 588.

Information about the School

New Hall is a Catholic independent boarding & day school for girls and boys aged 1-18. New Hall School operates the highly successful 'diamond model', where students are educated in co-educational classes from ages 1 to 11 and at Sixth Form. However, from ages 11 to 16 they are taught in single-sex lessons. Click on one of the four diamonds below to find out more about our divisions.

The main benefits of the 'diamond model' and five years of single-sex teaching, derive from the ability to tailor pastoral and academic provision more sensitively and expertly to the needs of young people going through the physical, emotional and social upheaval of adolescence. Young teenagers are liberated from the negative peer pressure of having to perform in mixed classes. The gender stereotyping of subjects is also removed. Girls and boys follow an identical curriculum and do not learn to perceive subjects as being more suited to either girls or boys.

The Sixth Form experience at New Hall is about expanding students' horizons, both in their specialist areas of study and, more generally, in terms of their personal development.

From the moment New Hall students first travel up the mile-long, tree-lined avenue that leads to the grand façade of the former Tudor palace, they will be given individual opportunities to grow, learn, be challenged and to develop into confident young men and women. New Hall is set in an idyllic and convenient location, on the outskirts of the City of Chelmsford, Essex, just 30 minutes by train from London and within easy reach of all major London airports.

As a Catholic independent boarding & day school, at New Hall with every student we aim to educate the whole person: academically, creatively and socially, in a community which also nurtures the spiritual dimensions of human life.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Contact Information

Aimee Gray
The Avenue
Boreham, Chelmsford
Essex, CM3 3HS
Telephone: 01245 467588