We are looking for an enthusiastic, able and well-qualified individual, with strong musical credentials and interests, who will be interested in leading the Music Department at Saint Christina’s at this exciting point in the School’s development. Saint Christina’s School is a co-educational Catholic Preparatory School that caters for pupils from age 3 – 11.
This is a really exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to join our energetic and forward-thinking team. Having made the decision three years ago, to transition to full co-education and two form entry, our objective is to develop a unique and deeply ambitious primary educational experience that will set Saint Christina’s out from every other school. We are looking for an energetic and innovative individual who feels that they would like to join our team and help forge the future!
For us, the appointment of a Director of Music is a key part of our vision for Saint Christina’s as we continue our journey to full co-education. Currently there is need to ensure that our provision at the top end of the School fully serves the needs of the girls in those year groups. However, the boys are now moving through the School and can be found in Year 3 downwards. The successful candidate will have the ability to develop a top-flight and inspirational programme of Music experience and opportunity for boys and girls both within and outside of the curriculum and will be keen to build on the strong musical tradition that exists within the Saint Christina’s both within the classroom, but also around the extra-curriculum programme and Chapel. As a School, we are blessed with a good facilities including teaching and practice pods next to the Music Department and a beautiful Chapel. The successful candidate will want to harness this as they forge the new vision for the development of Music within our community.
This is an exciting time for the School and a great opportunity for an individual with ambition, ability, patience, empathy, the ability to plan carefully, and vision.
Saint Christina’s School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful applicant must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post.
Salary: Saint Christina’s Salary Scale
Full Time, Permanent
Start Date January or April 2022
Apply by: 1st October 2021