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 Thank you for your interest in joining The Wykeham Collegiate family.

Junior School

Music Teacher

Starting 1 January 2024

 To be an integral part of the Junior School Music Department where we develop a love and appreciation for music and recognise and develop the musical talent in girls. 

  • Have a relevant music or teaching qualification.
  • Be a passionate class music specialist.
  • Have experience in teaching Junior School music.
  • The ability to work as part of a team of enthusiastic educators.
  • Be an accomplished pianist; accompanying in Chapel, assemblies, concerts etc.
  • Preferably play a second instrument.
  • Assist in growing a wide and varied music co-curricular programme, exposing girls to different instruments, and encouraging them to pursue music tuition.
  • Have a sound understanding of vocal technique and experience as a choir mistress.
  • Work closely with the Drama teachers and be willing to be the musical director for school productions e.g. Nativity Play, School Plays etc.
  • Be willing to organise, take part in and arrange musical events and tours.
  • Strings or woodwind specialist would be an advantage.

The successful candidate should:

  • Contribute positively to the Christian ethos and values of the school. 
  • Have SACE accreditation.
  • Evidence of clearance with the Child Protection Act and Sexual Offences Register
  • Have the ability to use technology to enhance learning. 
  • Possess effective communication skills, verbal and written.
  • Be energetic and innovative.
  • Have positive interpersonal skills.
  • Have strong organising, planning and reporting skills.
  • Be self-motivated and organised.
  • Implement and maintain a diverse and inclusive learning environment.

 Written application and curriculum vitae, including three referees, should be

addressed to the Junior School Headmistress on e-mail:

 Closing date: 8 October 2023

Failure to meet the minimum requirements of the advertised post(s) will result in applicants automatically disqualifying themselves from consideration. Submission of an application does not imply that an applicant will be called for an interview and the school reserves the right not to fill the above post.

The Wykeham Collegiate, in line with POPIA (Protection of Personal Information Act) will attempt to ensure the confidentiality of all applicants for this role. All reasonable measures will be in place to protect personal information, but it will be used in the recruitment, selection, and reporting process. By submitting your application for this position, you are recognising and accepting this disclaimer.