Director of Music, Edgware, Middx

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North London Collegiate SchoolEdgware, Middx

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: North London Collegiate School has its own salary scale, with the role being paid according to experience and qualifications
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Director of Music 

For September 2018

An enthusiastic, ambitious and committed musician is required from September 2018 to lead this highly successful department.  We are looking to appoint a Director who is able to build on the already extraordinarily successful Music programme at NLCS, and help lead it into an exciting new phase. 

The successful candidate will have a real passion for their subject and providing opportunities for students to participate in the vibrant music making scene at school, as well as developing elite musicians. They will be prepared to lead from the front and collaborate with highly talented colleagues. The role will be responsible for the strategic direction of the department, both academically and from an extra-curricular perspective. 

Music is a central part of school life at NLCS, with large numbers of students performing in our many orchestras, ensembles and choirs, as well as taking lessons with peripatetic teachers. Students are ambitious and enjoy success across a diverse range of instruments and styles, performing to the highest standard inside and beyond school. A number of students are successful in gaining places at conservatoires each year. 

North London Collegiate School offers both A Levels, Pre-U and the International Baccalaureate in the Sixth Form.

Founded by Frances Mary Buss in 1850, the North London Collegiate School is a highly academic girls’ independent day school which occupies a superb 30 acre site in Canons Park, North West London. 

North London Collegiate School has its own salary scale, with the role being paid according to experience and qualifications.

Applicants are required to submit a covering letter and complete an application form which is available, along with job details, on our website: or alternatively, you can request an application form and further details from the Deputy Heads’ PA:

Closing date for applications: Friday, 2nd March at 12 noon. Interviews will be held on Wednesday 7th and Friday 9th March. 

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. The successful candidate will be asked to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service for an Enhanced Disclosure.

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More about North London Collegiate School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Address: Canons Drive, Edgware, Middlesex, HA8 7RJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8952 0912
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North London Collegiate School is an independent all-through day school for girls, based in Edgware. Its motto translates from Latin as "in the hope of labour". There are 1,065 aged 4-18 on the school roll. 

The school was founded by Frances Mar...