Director of Music, Devon

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West Buckland SchoolDevon

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

West Buckland School are seeking an inspirational and creative person to lead an exciting vision for the music department. The school has an excellent reputation for high quality and highly engaging music and performance, encouraging a broad range of interest and ability through regular performances in local theatres and cathedrals. West Buckland is a through school, 3-18 years, and the music reflects this with a department of three full-time staff and peripatetic music teachers working across prep and senior schools. 

You must be a strong and passionate musician, with the vision, connections and energy needed to nurture interest and talent. This is designed to be a role suitable for a current teacher, a Director of Music wishing to branch out, or someone interested in developing music in schools but with no teaching qualifications. You would need to be an effective and inspiring ensemble leader as well as someone who understands the pressures of a school environment and with an interest in other creative and performing arts.

If you would like to discuss details of this post please contact the current Director of Music, Mrs Emma Kent via or the Headmaster, Mr Phillip Stapleton via 

Interviews will be held during the week of the 20th January 2020.

The application should include a completed application form, covering letter and CV.  

Closing date: Midday, Friday 17th January 2020. 

More about West Buckland School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Denomination: Christian
Address: West Buckland, Barnstaple, Devon, EX32 0SX, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1598 760281
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