Director of Music, Bedford

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Bedford Girls' SchoolBedford

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Start date: September2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive Salary
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Bedford Girls’ School is a vibrant independent day school for girls aged 7 to 18. An education at Bedford Girls School is rich in both academic and co-curricular choices. Pupils achieve excellent results and we have a strong co-curricular programme.

An outstanding opportunity has arisen for an exceptional candidate with energy and vision to lead our Music Department of keen, committed staff through to the next stage of its development. 

An accomplished musician, with a proven track record in leadership, the ideal candidate must be excited by the challenge of ensuring that Music is central to the life of the School. We are looking for someone to develop a passion for music with in all of our students, whilst also nurturing the talents of our more exceptional musicians.

In line with the School’s International Baccalaureate ethos, the successful candidate should be open- minded and innovative in their approach to teaching and learning.   

Housed in purpose built accommodation the Music Department is endowed with practice rooms, performance spaces and a recording and composition studio.

The Harpur Trust offers a competitive teaching salary scale. Benefits include Teachers’ Pension, fee remission for all Harpur Trust schools, free car parking and access to a healthcare scheme.

An application pack with detailed job description and person specification can be downloaded from our website or requested by email from

Closing Date:1 March 2018

Interview Date: 8 March 2018

The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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More about Bedford Girls' School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 7 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Cardington Road, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK42 0BX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1234 361 900
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Bedford Girls’ School is a selective independent day school for girls aged 7-18. Underpinned by the International Baccalaureate philosophy of education the School is innovative, outward looking and vibrant. It is our belief that learning should be ex...