Director of Music, Blandford Forum, Dorset

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Bryanston SchoolBlandford Forum, Dorset

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Start date: Required from September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive salary scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and inspirational musician and educationalist to lead this exceptional department at Bryanston. The ideal candidate will have the energy, experience and vision to build on the outstanding musical tradition of excellence and accomplishment.

The Tom Wheare Music School, opened in 2014, offers pupils a wonderful inclusive environment in which to explore and develop their musical aspirations, with architecturally celebrated performance spaces, recording studios, rehearsal and teaching rooms which is run by a large team of dedicated and highly regarded musicians.

In addition to offering Music A level and GCSE, Bryanston also offers the International Baccalaureate, and a knowledge of these qualifications and experience of teaching each to the highest level, would be desirable. The successful candidate will be expected to teach Music across the age and ability range at secondary level alongside conducting a variety of musical ensembles and managing a team currently standing at 57 staff. 

The successful candidate will enjoy an exceptional working environment and a competitive salary scale. Family-sized accommodation is offered with this post.

For further information and to apply, please visit 

Closing date: Sunday, 3rd December 2017

Bryanston is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced criminal record check.

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More about Bryanston School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 13 - 18 years
Address: Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 0PX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1258 452411
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Bryanston School is an HMC independent boarding and day school for boys and girls aged 13 to 18, set in a beautiful 400-acre site near Blandford Forum in Dorset. Founded in 1928, the school aims above all to develop the all-round talents of individua...