Director of Music, Salisbury

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Salisbury Cathedral SchoolSalisbury

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Start date: January 2018 (or April /September 2018 for the right candidate
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: The salary will reflect the significance of this post and will be commensurate with the successful candidate's experience.
Contract term: Permanent

This is a highly sought after post for an experienced musician and qualified teacher, who is passionate about working in a prestigious Choir School, in which music is an integral, successful and vibrant component of its life and work. In addition to the 30 boy and girl Choristers of the world-renowned Salisbury Cathedral Choir, the School, which nestles within the idyllic precincts of the Cathedral Close, in the former 13th Century Bishop’s Palace, educates a further 170 pupils, the majority of whom learn at least one musical instrument. 

The School’s Music Department offers a prolific range of opportunities for all its pupils, in part thanks to its dedicated team of 20 professional visiting musicians. There are a wealth of choirs and instrumental ensembles which take place during a typical week and the School’s calendar is packed with opportunities for pupils to perform, both formally and informally. It’s track record of success in Associated Board Exams and in preparing pupils for top music awards at senior schools is exemplary. 

The salary will reflect the significance of this post and will be commensurate with the successful candidate’s experience.

Salisbury Cathedral School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.   

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More about Salisbury Cathedral School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 13 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: 1 The Close, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2EQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1722 555300
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Situated in one of the most spectacular locations in England, Salisbury Cathedral School is a thriving independent day and boarding school for around 200 girls and boys aged from 3 to 13. With the former Bishop’s Palace at its heart and in 27 acres o...