The role is ideally suited to an outstanding music practitioner who is ambitious to progress into Headship or other senior school leadership positions. The successful applicant will direct music education at Bristol Cathedral Choir School (BCCS) and support other primary and secondary schools within Cathedral Schools Trust (CST); there will be opportunities within the Teaching School Alliance to be deployed as a Specialist Leader in Education.
Bristol Cathedral Choir School is a state funded academy with a national reputation for the quality and range of musical opportunities. It is a centre of excellence for music within the city and region. In addition to the cathedral choristers, 10% of Year 7 students are awarded places for musical aptitude. Exceptionally high numbers of students study GCSE and A level music. The range of musical co-curricular opportunities was described by Ofsted as “exceptional”.
Cathedral Schools Trust (CST) is seeking to appoint a Director of Music Specialism from 1st September 2019.
The Director of Music Specialism will direct and develop the curriculum and wider co-curricular music offer across all CST schools. The role will involve teaching at BCCS and other CST schools. The Director of Specialism will lead and work with music coordinators in our schools to ensure that the specialism is well coordinated and driven to even greater success.
At BCCS, the postholder will:
Across CST, the postholder will:
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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and the post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.