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Head of Prep Music and Second in Music

Due to increasing pupil numbers, we are looking for a Head of Music (Prep) to lead our provision for music in the Prep School and contribute to teaching of Music in Key Stage 3. We seek an excellent teacher of Music to join our expanding Performing Arts Faculty and deliver inspirational lessons to our keen and talented girls, from Nursery to Year 9. This role would suit a newly qualified teacher, or one with experience, who has the passion and vision to lead concerts, recitals and clubs, including our Prep and Senior Orchestra. The successful applicant will also be Second in Music across the whole school, reporting to our Director of Music. You will need a passion for teaching our youngest girls to find joy in music, and will specialise in teaching at primary level.

Applications will be dealt with in the order that they are received and we reserve the right to call candidates to interview early.

  • Full Time
  • ML1 
  • September 2020
  • Closing Date: Midday Monday 30th March
  • Interviews: Wednesday 1st April

About Sutton High School

Sutton High School is an academically selective independent day school for girls with an age range of 3 to 18 years. We are situated on a green and leafy site in central Sutton, close to excellent public transport links and major roads. Both Senior and Junior Schools are amongst the top schools in the country. 

Sutton High School is characterised by a warm, happy and integrated community, where girls support each other to aspire and achieve.

Why Sutton High School?

The school is a member of the Girls’ Day School Trust (GDST) and the Girls’ Schools Association (GSA). Membership of the GDST, the largest group of independent girls’ schools in the UK, gives us unrivalled opportunities for training and sharing of good practice in teaching and learning.

*Employee benefits include:

  • Competitive salaries and pay progression
  • Access to extensive professional development opportunities
  • Training grants for qualifications
  • Generous pension schemes
  • Free life assurance benefit
  • A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools
  • Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans
  • A Cycle to Work scheme
  • Competitive terms and conditions of employment

To apply, please email your application form to