Please note that applications will be considered as they are received and you are therefore advised to submit your application as early as possible as some interviews may take place, and the appointment may be made before the closing date is reached for the post.  

The d.@rt Centre, located at the heart of the community of Hedge End, West End and Botley and surrounding areas is a creative hub offering various workshops and activities for all ages in Hedge End, Southampton. 

We are looking for a cheerful, experienced choir leader to lead our well established and popular community choir every Thursday 5.30pm to 7pm. The choir specialises in pop, soul, musical theatre, folk & light classical styles. 

A passion for singing is essential, with the ability to encourage others of all levels to sing. You will need to have previous experience of running choirs and be able to read music. The ability to play the keyboard/piano would be advantageous. The choir often performs at various events throughout the year, so additional hours will come up from time to time, which will be discussed with you. Casual rate of £25 per hour (including holiday remuneration) which is paid via our payroll. 

Applicants successfully shortlisted will be expected to complete a working interview as part of the interview process. 

Applications should be on Wildern Academy Trust application forms, our application form does differ from the standard Hampshire County Council form and individual CV’s will not be accepted. If you currently work in a school, please ensure one of your references is from your current Headteacher. 

Wildern Academy Trust application forms can be downloaded from the links below. Applications can be e-mailed to hr@wildern.org or sent by post for the attention of Mrs F Mitchell, Wildern School, Wildern Lane, Hedge End, Southampton, SO30 4EJ. 

Please submit your application as soon as possible as we will invite shortlisted candidates to interview before the closing date. Closing Date: Midday Friday 30th September 2022

Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date if we receive applications that meet the criteria. Once a vacancy has closed, we are unable to consider further applications, so please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. 

Wildern Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.