Head of Music 

We are looking for an ‘outstanding’, enthusiastic and committed teacher to lead Music across the school from January 2021 or from any point in the Autumn Term 2020. You will be a teacher with the ability and passion to interest and inspire children of all ages who in the majority, will be successful at grammar school entry or who will receive a scholarship entry to independent senior school. You may be Secondary or Primary trained.

Our classes are small and our children are well known to us all. As our Head of Music you will prize effort, be able to challenge pupils of all abilities and understand the importance of excellence and inclusion working together.

The role is part-time 0.4 - 0.5 of full-time (depending on days and times agreed) and permanent. 

We are looking for the right person to fill this important role so whether you can start the role in September, later in the Autumn Term or from January 2021, you are encouraged to apply as we can be very flexible.

Lorenden Prep School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Closing date for applications:  Thursday 18 June 2020, midday

Interview date: 24, 25 or 26 June 2020.

(Interviews will be for part of one day and will either be online or onsite, depending on the measures needed at the time.)

Please send completed applications to:


Mrs C Bourne


Lorenden Prep School

Painter’s Forstal


ME13 0EN


Or by email: office@lorenden.org

We regret that currently no pre-interview visits will be able to be made to the school at the current time. If you have any questions however, you are very welcome to contact Mrs Bourne in the first instance by email as above or on 01795 590030 and she can either answer your questions directly, or direct you to the appropriate person to help.

(job description/person spec and application form as attachments)