Head of Preparatory Music

The King's School

NORTH PARRAMATTA, NSW


Head of Faculty / Department

Teaching Subject: Music

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 1 June 2020


Applications are sought from suitable experienced candidates to lead the Music Department as the Head of Preparatory Music. In this role you will effectively organise the overall music program, including the peripatetic program, and teach music classes.

<p><b>ABOUT THE ROLE </b></p><p> </p><p>This is an exciting opportunity to help create the vision and contribute in the development of a new Performing Arts Centre. </p><p> </p><p>Applications are sought from suitable experienced candidates to lead the Music Department as the Head of Preparatory Music. In this role you will effectively organise the overall music program, including the peripatetic program, and teach music classes. You will liaise closely with the Senior School Director of Music, Head of Strings and Head of Bands, and other music staff to ensure that the P-6 music programs work effectively as part of the P -12 school. </p><p> </p><p>The King&#39;s Preparatory School is based in North Parramatta and this a permanent full-time opportunity. </p><p> </p><p><b>ABOUT YOU </b></p><p> </p><p>The King’s School values include: humility, honesty, respect, responsibility, integrity, compassion and excellence. As such, we see the importance of recruiting high performing talent aligned to these values. </p><p> </p><p>To be successful for this role you will be able to demonstrate the following capabilities: </p><p> </p><ul><li>Future vision for development of the music program </li><li>Inspire excellence in teaching </li><li>Possess choral capability at the heart of their music approach </li><li>Encourage students to be critical and creative thinkers </li><li>Comprehensive knowledge of the NSW Curriculum and its recent developments </li><li>Exercise good classroom management skills </li><li>Positive and enthusiastic attitude to learning </li><li>High standard of competency, proficiency and innovation as a classroom teacher </li><li>Excellent communication skills to liaise with peers, students and other internal and external stakeholders </li></ul><p><b>ABOUT US </b></p><p> </p><p>The King’s School, Australia&#39;s oldest independent school, is a Christian community that seeks to make an outstanding impact for the good of society. The staff at King&#39;s are supportive and enthusiastic professionals, who respect the Christian ethos of the School and contribute in a way that balances the needs of the School and the staff&#39;s unique talents and interests. </p><p> </p><p><b>HOW TO APPLY </b></p><p> </p><p>To apply for this position, please submit a resume and brief covering letter (no longer than two pages) which addresses: </p><p> </p><p>a) the reason for your interest </p><p>b) how your skills and experience suit the role </p><p> </p><p>To access the position description and/or to find out more information about the role please visit the King’s careers page. </p><p> </p><p><b>Applications close 4.00pm Monday, 1 June 2020.</b></p>
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