This is an outstanding opportunity for a music post/graduate to build upon the success of the Music department by supporting the Director of Music and Head of Prep School Music with matters relating to the organisation and delivery of Music, from September 2021.

The post would suit somebody considering a teaching career, although no teaching experience or qualification is required. We are looking for someone who is passionate about their subject, who has a love of learning and who wishes to share that passion with enthusiastic and energetic young people. 

The College provides a stimulating teaching environment, with a lively and vibrant Common Room, engaged pupils and supportive parents. Induction and mentoring are provided for all new teachers, both within the department and across the College. An active Professional Development programme enables all staff to enhance their teaching and develop their wider professional skills.

Situated in a beautiful location within easy reach of both London and Brighton, Ardingly College is well situated for teachers of all ages and stages, from those starting out in a teaching career to established teachers looking to settle in an attractive part of the South East.

Participation in the school’s busy extra-curricular programme is expected of all teaching staff and there is considerable scope for staff to get involved in a wide range of activities.

The College offers a wide range of benefits including pension, private health insurance, sports and leisure facilities, school fee remission and salary sacrifice schemes.

Contract: This role is offered on a fixed term contract from 1st September 2021 for up to 12 months, until 31st August 2022.

Hours of Work: 40 hours per week, for 35 weeks per year. The actual times of work are subject to flexibility and will be agreed directly with the Director of Music.

Rate of Pay: £15,689.66 inclusive of 4.2 weeks paid holiday (pay is split equally of 12 months)

To view the full job description please see the documents attached at the top of the page. To apply please click the green 'apply' button in the top right-hand corner. If you require further information please contact the HR team on 01444 893059 or email .

A completed application should be submitted by the closing date of Thursday 05 August 2021, although applications may be considered upon receipt. Interviews are expected to take place in the week commencing 9th August 2021. 

Ardingly College is an independent co-educational boarding and day school for boys and girls aged 2 -18, a member of the HMC and a school of the Woodard Corporation. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All employees are required to undertake child protection screening appropriate to the post including enhanced DBS checks.

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