Director of Music, Buckinghamshire

Closing date:Expiring soon

Wycombe Abbey SchoolBuckinghamshire

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Wycombe Abbey has its own salary scale which is well above that of the maintained sector. Rent-free family accommodation is available.
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Wycombe Abbey has a long-standing reputation for its fine musical tradition. This is an exciting opportunity for an outstanding and inspirational teacher to take on a significant leadership and management role as Director of Music at this prestigious, forward-thinking and high-achieving school. 

The School seeks a Director of Music with a strong and ambitious vision as well as excellent academic and practical musical ability, who has the interpersonal skills and emotional intelligence to support and inspire all pupils and staff.  The successful applicant will be an outstanding choral director and orchestral conductor with the ability to lead a large and diverse team.

Wycombe Abbey has its own salary scale which is well above that of the maintained sector. Rent-free family accommodation is available.

Please complete an application form, together with a covering letter, to the Headmistress, Mrs R J Wilkinson and email this to Mrs J Wetenhall, HR Manager: wetenhallj@wycombeabbey.com 

Further details and applications forms can be found on the School website: www.wycombeabbey.com/careers

Closing date: 12 noon on 26th February 2019

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

We are an equal opportunities employer. 

Registered Charity No. 310638



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Abbey Way, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP11 1PE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1494 520381
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Wycombe Abbey is committed to maintaining full boarding for the needs of modern families. Girls who enter the school at 11+ have their own Junior Boarding House. From the age of 12 to 17, pupils live in 9 mixed-age Senior Houses, and in the Upper Six...