Director of Music, Kensington and Chelsea

Closing date:Expiring soon

Queen's Gate SchoolKensington and Chelsea

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019 or January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Queen’s Gate is a thriving GSA day school for girls aged 4 –18 and is ideally situated in Central London to take advantage of the many educational opportunities on offer. Music plays a central part in the life of our School. We have a strong choral tradition in both Senior and Junior Schools and have a large peripatetic Music staff offering lessons to a high percentage of pupils.

Applications are invited for the full-time position of Director of Music from suitably qualified graduates with an appropriate teaching qualification and proven experience as an excellent Music teacher up to GCSE and A Level.  The successful candidate will inspire and further develop our curricular and extra-curricular Music programmes, including our Junior and Senior Orchestras. A passion for the subject, leadership and motivational skills, experience of administration of a large peripatetic staff, energy, enthusiasm and a sense of humour are all desirable qualities. 

Our Junior School has its own part-time Music Co-Ordinator, but the Director of Music will be expected to lead, and contribute to, the musical activities in both the Junior and Senior Schools. It is also desirable that the successful candidate is an accomplished pianist.

An application form and further details may be downloaded from our website or requested from School. When complete d the application form should be sent together with a covering letter to the Principal, Queen’s Gate School, 133 Queen’s Gate, London SW7 5LE or by email to to arrive no later than Tuesday, 28th May 2019. 

Queen’s Gate is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo enhanced DBS checks and have references taken up with previous employers. 

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More about Queen's Gate School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Address: 133 Queen's Gate, London, SW7 5LE, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 207 589 3587
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Queen's Gate School is an all-through independent day school for girls aged 4-18, housed in five Victorian buildings in South Kensington, London. There are around 500 pupils on roll, with a wide range of ethnic and cultural backgrounds, reflecting th...