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Hereford Sixth Form College has over 2000 full-time 16-19 students and an excellent reputation for its results and extra-curricular provision.  Rated Ofsted outstanding in 2007; the College consistently achieves one of the highest Advanced Level points scores per entry of over 100 SFC’s nationally and has outstanding value added results as measured by both the ALIS and ALPS systems.

The closing dates are given as a guide. We reserve the right to close vacancies at any time. If you do not hear from us within 6 weeks of the closing date, you can assume your application has been unsuccessful at this time.

All applications must be made on the College’s application form and sent to Kate Bateman, Head of Human Resources, either via email or by post to Hereford Sixth Form College, Folly Lane, Hereford. HR1 1LU.


All posts are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS Disclosure.


We currently have the following vacancy:


Head of Music – Permanent

Part time (0.4-0.7) 

SFC Teacher’s Pay Scale


An exciting opportunity has arisen to become part of a successful team at one of the Country’s leading Sixth Form Colleges.


The Music Department is one of the largest centres for A level Music in the country and is housed in outstanding facilities. Music results are exceptionally high and progression to leading universities such as Oxford, Cambridge and Music Colleges and Conservatoires is exceptional.


The Music Department runs a variety of choirs and ensembles covering classical, jazz and rock music.  The choral and instrumental scholars programme provides training at the highest level, preparing students to apply for choral and instrumental scholarships and to perform in prestigious venues locally and abroad.


We are looking for an enthusiastic and forward thinking Head of Department to lead Music (both through delivering formal qualifications and through the enrichment programme) and contribute to the College’s continuing success. You will be committed to a departmental ethos based on high quality teaching, excellent examination results, shared resources and mutual support.


A satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure is required.


Closing Date: Monday 1st April 2019 at 9am


Interview Dates: Friday 29th March and Monday 8th April 2019.


If you wish to have an informal discussion regarding this role please contact Jacquie Lake, Deputy Principal on 01432 355166.


The Music Department

Head of Department Job Description

Person Specification

Teaching Application Form

Hereford Sixth Form College is committed to the principles of the General Data Protections Regulations that came into force on 25th May 2018 and subsequent Data Protection Regulations 2018. We set out how we do this in privacy notices.

A Privacy Notice is a source of information that explains to an individual the “what, how, where, why and when?” regarding how we processes an employee’s personal data. Processing is a broad term and includes (amongst other things) collecting, recording, storing, amending, reviewing, using and deleting personal data. A vast array of employment-related data is processed by us and under the GDPR, we have to be more transparent and open than ever before about such processing.

Please see our Privacy notice for applicants below.



Privacy Notice for Job Applicants


At Hereford Sixth Form College we are committed to carrying out our duty to safeguard and promote the welfare of our students. Please see our key policies at the bottom of this page which sets out our policies and procedures on this and statutory guidance.






Keeping Children Safe in Education. Part 1. Sept 2018

Safeguarding and Children Protection Policy 2018-19

Safeguarding Adults at Risk Policy and Procedures 2018-19

Whistle Blowing Policy and Procedure

Code of Conduct for Staff Policy and Procedures 2018-19