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Our School was one of the seven famous Cathedral Schools established by Henry VIII in 1541. Now we are a successful co-educational independent day school with around 590 pupils, aged three to eighteen, offering academic excellence, a celebrated range of extra-curricular activities and outstanding pastoral care.

With small classes and inspiring teachers, King's offers a vibrant culture of endeavour and scholarship in the historic setting of Gloucester Cathedral. As a result, our school has a special sense of identity which encourages a moral framework and a powerful feeling of community.

King's aims to stimulate all pupils to the greatest possible academic, creative and extra-curricular achievement by encouraging the exploration of a wide range of cultural, intellectual and sporting activities. We offer a unique approach called 'Keystones' which identifies and develops individual talents and personal qualities.

 

Visiting Music Teacher – Cello Teacher

Required: September 2019

Role

The post of Visiting Music Teacher (Cello) is a part time and flexible role for the right candidate to teach pupils from the Junior and Senior Schools. All VMTs are employed by the School and will receive a contract.  Holiday pay is also paid. 

The position becomes vacant at an exciting time in the development of the Music Department as we have just moved into new premises equipped with seven large teaching rooms for our VMT staff.  We are also currently in the process of purchasing new pianos.   The Department also has use of the Ivor Gurney Hall for recitals as well as the Cathedral for our major concerts.

APPLICATIONS

Closing Date: Monday 4th June 2019 at 4pm

The completed application form, together with a letter describing why the applicant feels he or she is particularly suited should be emailed to:

Mr John Pennington (Director of Music) 

e-mail : j.pennington@thekingsschool.co.uk

Tel: 01452 337337

Candidates selected for interview will be required to teach a short lesson (approx 20minutes) to one of our cello pupils.  Interviews will take place on Wednesday 12th June.

The King’s 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: references from previous employers, a Disclosure and Barring Service check at the enhanced level, as well as eligibility to work in the UK (in compliance with UK immigration regulations). Interviews will be conducted in person, and they will explore candidates’ suitability to work with children. 

VMT---CelloTeacher-Job-Description.pdf

Application-Form.doc

Kings-Recruitment-2019.pdf

Visiting Music Teacher – Clarinet & Saxophone Teacher

Required: September 2019

Role

The post of Visiting Music Teacher (Clarinet & Saxophone) is a part time and flexible role for the right candidate to teach pupils from the Junior and Senior Schools. All VMTs are employed by the School and will receive a contract.  Holiday pay is also paid. 

The position becomes vacant at an exciting time in the development of the Music Department as we have just moved into new premises equipped with seven large teaching rooms for our VMT staff.  We are also currently in the process of purchasing new pianos.   The Department also has use of the Ivor Gurney Hall for recitals as well as the Cathedral for our major concerts.

APPLICATIONS

Closing Date: Monday 4th June 2019 at 4pm

The completed application form, together with a letter describing why the applicant feels he or she is particularly suited should be emailed to:

Mr John Pennington (Director of Music) 

e-mail : j.pennington@thekingsschool.co.uk

Tel: 01452 337337

Candidates selected for interview will be required to teach a short lesson (approx 20minutes) to one of our clarinet or saxophone pupils.  Interviews will take place on Wednesday 12th June.

The King’s 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: references from previous employers, a Disclosure and Barring Service check at the enhanced level, as well as eligibility to work in the UK (in compliance with UK immigration regulations). Interviews will be conducted in person, and they will explore candidates’ suitability to work with children. 

VMT---Clarinet--Saxophone-Teacher-Job-Description.pdf

Application-Form.doc

Kings-Recruitment-2019.pdf

Teacher of Art and Photography

Required: September 2019

Line Manager: Head of Art

Applications are invited for the appointment of a Teacher of Art and Photography with effect from September 2019. The post is full-time, however applications will be welcome for a possible part time job share.

The Art Department was officially opened in June 2017, having relocated to Wardle House which is situated in the Cathedral Close. The new facility enjoys inspirational views over the Cathedral itself and has a kiln room, printing press and photography suite. The spacious garden has recently been developed and is used for exhibitions as well as outside classes for the pupils.

The Role and Responsibilities

This is an exciting opportunity to join a successful and aspirational department within the King’s School. We are looking for a dynamic and energetic teacher of Art & Design, and Photography to teach KS3, 4 and 5. The post will require the successful applicant to teach the candidates on the legacy course of Textiles at GCSE and A-level.

Applications

Candidates should submit a letter of application which outlines their suitability for the role.  A CV is not required. Applications should be addressed to: The Headmaster, The King’s School, Gloucester, GL1 2BG and sent via Karen Woodcock at: k.woodcock@thekingsschool.co.uk .  Closing date is Tuesday 21st May at 12 noon. Interviews will be held on Wednesday 22nd May.

The King’s 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: references from previous employers, a Disclosure and Barring Service check at the enhanced level, as well as eligibility to work in the UK (in compliance with UK immigration regulations). Interviews will be conducted in person, and they will explore candidates’ suitability to work with children.

Teacher-of-Art-and-Photography-Job-Description.pdfApplication-Form.docKings-Recruitment-2019.pdf