Head of Singing - Italia Conti Juniors

Recruiter
ITALIA CONTI ACADEMY OF THEATRE
Location
Clerkenwell
Posted
10 Nov 2019
Closes
10 Dec 2019
Ref
1330338644
Category
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts Head of Singing Italia Conti is one of the UK's leading performing arts colleges ranked 'Outstanding' by Ofsted and offers world class vocational training in Musical Theatre, Dance and Acting at Secondary, FE and HE level.

This role will be part of Italia Conti Juniors - our independent secondary day school. We are seeking to appoint a qualified, experienced Head of Singing, who will have sole responsibility for developing the vocal training of all pupils at the school.

The opportunity - the role will be:

• To be accountable for leading, managing and developing the vocal training and curriculum through years 7-11

• To monitor and support pupil progress and nurture enthusiasm for singing.

• To provide an engaging curriculum that supports learners of varying abilities and provides opportunity for pupils to achieve their individual potential. As a teacher at the Italia Conti Academy, you will have the opportunity to work with relatively small groups of students, within a dynamic and highly creative environment.

What we are looking for

We are looking for an experienced and talented practitioner who will be confident in developing and leading the vocal training throughout the Junior School. This role would suit a either a serving Head of Singing, an industry professional who is keen to lead vocal training or an ambitious individual who would like to shape the vocal training of young people in an outstanding specialist institution. The candidate we are seeking will be keen to contribute to the pastoral side of school life and support the performances and shows that take place during the academic year.

What we offer
  • Enthusiastic and creative pupils.
  • A specialist training environment and the opportunity to re-design the vocal curriculum with talented young people.
  • A dynamic environment
  • Opportunities for CPD and Personal Development
  • Small group sizes.
  • A small teaching team committed to high class training and raising standards for all.

How to apply

All applicants must provide:

a) A letter of application (no more than 2 sides of A4) clearly outlining your suitability for the post based on the requirements outlined in the Job Description

b) A completed Application Form

When preparing a letter of application, you should address carefully the post details enclosed and in particular the qualities outlined in the Job Description and Person Specification. Please include examples where appropriate.

To apply, please submit a completed application form and cover letter (no more than 2 sides of A4) by midday on Friday 22nd November 2019.

Interviews are expected to take place 26th and 27th November. If you would like to have an informal discussion about the role, or visit the school, please contact the Headteacher Rob Bannon.

Applicants must have an unblemished, proven record of success and share Italia Conti's commitment to safeguarding and promoting the performing arts. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and online / public domain checks in accordance with safer recruitment procedures.

THIS JOB DESCRIPTION IS A GUIDE TO THE NATURE OF THE WORK REQUIRED OF THIS POSITION. IT IS NEITHER WHOLLY COMPREHENSIVE NOR RESTRICTIVE AND DOES NOT FORM PART OF THE CONTRACT OF EMPLOYMENT.

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