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Head of Faculty – Music

An exciting opportunity has become available at The Hutchins School for the Head of Music. The School seeks to appoint an outstanding music educator to lead a comprehensive curricular and co-curricular Music program from Pre-Kindergarten to Year 12.

The Head of Music is responsible for overseeing the whole school Music program, including administration, classroom and instrumental teaching, and performance programs. The role includes a teaching allocation, as well as leadership of the Faculty.

Applications are invited for this key Head of Faculty role from Music teachers with strong interpersonal skills who have the ability to engage, inspire and lead others. The successful candidate will have a proven ability to lead the curriculum and provide quality teaching and learning for all students.

The successful candidate will be appointed as a teacher, with a position of responsibility of three years as Head of Faculty – Music (with an option to extend).

Selection criteria

To be considered for this role candidates will need to meet the following selection criteria and address each of these in their application:

Teaching and Learning

  • The ability to develop, implement and monitor the effectiveness of a teaching and learning program within an educational setting, including the ability differentiate the curriculum to cater for different learning needs.
  • Possess an energetic ability to implement outstanding teaching and learning experiences to engage learners.
  • The ability to integrate contemporary information and communication technology (ICT) strategies into a teaching and learning program.
  • Willingness to support and uphold the Anglican ethos.

Musical Leadership

  • Proven experience in developing a whole school orchestral, band, choral and string program and the selection of appropriate repertoire.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively supervise and support faculty and specialist staff to deliver high-quality teaching and learning programs.
  • Demonstrated ability to foster productive relationships with relevant learning organisations, such as the Conservatorium of Music at the University of Tasmania and community groups.
  • Experience supporting students undertaking Australian Music Examination Board (AMEB) or a similar syllabus and examinations is essential

To apply

Your application for this role must include a response to each of the selection criteria above. This position requires two documents to be uploaded – your Curriculum Vitae and your response to the selection criteria. Please save both documents as a PDF. If you wish to include a cover letter, please make it a part of the Curriculum Vitae document and ensure that your cover letter is no longer than a single page

A role description is available.

Please include at least two workplace referees with your resume.

Submit your application online (below) by 4.00pm Friday 23 March 2018.

Those candidates whose written applications clearly address the selection criteria will be further considered in our selection process

Apply online

The Hutchins School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and must hold a current Tasmanian Registration to Work with Vulnerable People (RWVP).

To learn more about how Hutchins provides opportunities for boys to become their best, we invite you to contact our Enrolments Assistant on 03 6221 4236 who will be delighted to assist you with your enquiry, provide you with further details or arrange a tour so that you may see our school in action. Read more…