Head of Jazz


Job summary

University College School Hampstead
UCS uses it's own salary scale
Job Role:
Classroom teaching, Instrumental or vocal teaching
Contract Type:
Part Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

The Head of Jazz will work closely with the Director of Music to promote and develop Jazz provision across all age groups at UCS Senior School. This is an academic as well as a co-curricular post. The Head of Jazz will teach a 0.6 curriculum Music timetable alongside their broader responsibilities, as well as individual Jazz Techniques lessons as a self-employed Visiting Music Teacher (VMT).

The ideal candidate will be an experienced and highly accomplished jazz musician with a proven track record in performance and extensive knowledge of the repertoire and a passion for the genre.


UCS is a leading academic school with a distinctive ethos and an enviable reputation for pastoral work as well as for sport, music, drama and other extra-curricular activities. Music at UCS is highly regarded nationally, with the school was shortlisted in the Performing Arts category for the Independent School of the School Year Award in both 2018 and 2019.

Applications are welcome from experienced and newly qualified teachers. UCS offers a statutory induction programme for NQTs and its own salary scale, which is well above that of the maintained sector.


Further details are available from https://www.ucs.org.uk/current-vacancies. To apply, please download the application form on the website and send to recruitment@ucs.org.uk.

Please note that we reserve the right to interview candidates before the stated closing date; we would therefore welcome early applications.

UCS is fully committed to the safeguarding of children. All applicants for this post must be prepared to undergo child protection screening.

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