Job Opportunities at Heritage

Director of Music (Maternity Cover)

Essential Information

  • This position is temporary for 12 months, from Easter 2019 to Easter 2020
  • Part-time position, approximately 70% of full-time
  • Teaching mainly Seniors (Y7-Y11), but also teaching Juniors (Y3-Y6)
  • Ability to teach the IGCSE is essential (very small IGCSE classes of 2-6 pupils)
  • Includes organising various musical events throughout the year, as well as a small number of clubs

About Heritage School

  • Founded in 2007
  • A small school (about 200 pupils aged 4-16) with small class sizes (16-18 pupils)
  • Minimal paperwork so you can get on with teaching
  • Motivated pupils and supportive families
  • Focus on enjoyment in learning and whole-person development
  • A broad curriculum with unique features
  • Music prioritised in the curriculum
  • Emphasis upon books
  • Christian ethos

We are seeking someone who…

  • Shares our vision for education
  • Has a particular passion for and ability to lead choral music
  • Is a confident teacher able to manage small classes cheerfully and effectively
  • Has good relational and organisational skills
  • Is fully supportive of our Christian ethos and has some knowledge of Christian musical traditions

How to apply

  • You can learn more about the vision of Heritage School by reading the pages of this website
  • Go to www.facebook.com/heritagecambridge to get a feel for the rich life of Heritage School
  • Email administrator@heritageschool.org.uk to request a Job Description & Person Specification and our Application Form. 
  • Complete the Application Form and email it to administrator@heritageschool.org.uk
  • The closing date for applications is noon on Friday 1 February 2019
  • Interviews will be conducted late in the w/c Monday 4th February and early in the following week (commencing Monday 11th February)

Safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Candidates will be carefully vetted to ensure they are suitable to work with children. A successful candidate will:
  • Complete our application form
  • Attend a face-to-face interview
  • Explain any gaps in his/her employment history
  • Provide a professional and character referees
  • Provide photographic identification and proof of address
  • Provide evidence of relevant academic and professional qualifications
  • Read and agree to adhere to our Safeguarding Policy
  • Verify that he/she is sufficiently fit physically to perform his/her duties
  • Complete a satisfactory enhanced DBS check