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Teacher of Music 

Required from January 2022  

(Maternity Leave Cover, Part Time 3 days per week) 

The School seeks to appoint a well-qualified, inspiring and skilled KS1/KS2 teacher of music to join the team from January 2022 (maternity cover, part-time 3/5, fixed term contract: for a minimum of two terms).  Applicants should be enthusiastic to contribute to our high-quality music provision, be able to demonstrate excellent planning, teaching and assessment skills, including good record-keeping and reporting practice. A commitment to the ethos of the school and the ability to lead and work closely as part of a team are also essential.  Finton House offers a very competitive salary scale. 

Please send your covering letter and application form FAO the Headmaster, Ben Freeman, by 9.00am 08 October 2021 c/o Joanna Worsfold, Head’s PA joanna.worsfold@fintonhouse.org.uk.  We anticipate initial interviews will be via Zoom from  w/c 11 October 2021. 

 

Reception Class Teacher 

Required from January 2022 (Maternity Leave Cover, Full Time) 

The School seeks to appoint a well-qualified, enthusiastic and skilled teacher to join the Reception team from January 2022 (maternity cover, fixed term contract: for a minimum of two terms).  Applicants should be able to demonstrate excellent planning, teaching and assessment skills, including good record-keeping and reporting practice. A commitment to the ethos of the school and the ability to lead and work closely as part of a team are also essential.  Finton House offers a very competitive salary scale. 

Please send your covering letter and application form FAO the Headmaster, Ben Freeman, by 9.00am 08 October 2021 c/o Joanna Worsfold, Head’s PA joanna.worsfold@fintonhouse.org.uk.  We anticipate initial interviews will be via Zoom from  w/c 11 October 2021. 

Head of Music 

Required for January (or April) 2022  

(Permanent, Full Time or Part-Time considered) 

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced teacher of Music to become a Head of Department in a prep school with a strong reputation in the subject. Singing and playing music have been an central feature of life at Finton House since the opening of the school in 1987. We are looking for someone to continue the development of this department, not only to maintain our strong reputation but to extend this out further into the community.  A commitment to the ethos of the school and the ability to lead and work closely as part of a team are also essential.  Finton House offers a very competitive salary scale.   

Please send your covering letter and application form FAO the Headmaster, Ben Freeman, by 9.00am 08 October 2021 c/o Joanna Worsfold, Head’s PA joanna.worsfold@fintonhouse.org.uk.  We anticipate initial interviews will be via Zoom from  w/c 11 October 2021. 

Head of Design and Technology

This is an amazing opportunity for an experienced and passionate design & technology teacher, to take the lead of the subject through an exciting phase of development. We are looking for an innovative person to work with the leadership team and redesign the current workshop facility and resources, as well as create a curriculum for the future.  A commitment to the ethos of the school and the ability to lead and work closely as part of a team are also essential.  Finton House offers a very competitive salary scale. 

Please send your covering letter and application form FAO the Headmaster, Ben Freeman, by 9.00am 08 October 2021 c/o Joanna Worsfold, Head’s PA joanna.worsfold@fintonhouse.org.uk.  We anticipate initial interviews will be via Zoom from  w/c 11 October 2021. 

Gap Year Assistant

We are always on the lookout for enthusiastic Gap Year students (ie, school leavers 18/19 years of age) who would like to work at Finton House School for two-three terms.

Please submit the application form FAO the Headmaster, Ben Freeman, c/o Joanna Worsfold, Head’s PA: joanna.worsfold@fintonhouse.org.uk.

Finton House Educational Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Applicants must undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and Disclosure and Barring Service.

This post involves working with children and is exempt from the Rehabilitation of the Offenders Act 1974 and all subsequent amendments.  All convictions, police cautions or ‘bind-overs’, including any that would otherwise be considered ‘spent’ under the Act must be disclosed, and will be taken into account in deciding whether to make an appointment.

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