Director of Music, Southampton

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King Edward VI SchoolSouthampton

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Start date: Required for September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Director of Music

Required for September 2018

For the right candidate, the opportunity to be Head of the Creative Arts Faculty may be available.

We wish to appoint an exceptional leader to the role of Director of Music. You should have excellent academic and musical qualifications as well as relevant teaching experience up to and including A Level.

The Music Department plays a significant role in the continuing success of the School. Our Director of Music must have the ability to inspire young people to participate in a range of musical activities and must be able to rehearse and direct instrumental and choral groups to a high standard.

A willingness to fully embrace the co-curricular opportunities at the school is expected including the management and leadership of trips and visits.

King Edward’s has its own generous salary scale as well as a range of benefits including private medical insurance. A timetable remission sufficient for the responsible nature of the post will be provided. 

Further details and application forms are available from our website: or contact the HR Department on 02380 704561 or 

Closing date for applications: Friday 15 December 2017

CVs are not an acceptable alternative to the school application form.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children; applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with the Disclosure & Barring Service and past employers.

HMC Co-educational 953 pupils: 222 in the Sixth Form

Wilton Road, Southampton SO15 5UQ

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More about King Edward VI School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Wilton Road, Southampton, Hampshire, SO15 5UQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 23 8070 4561
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King Edward VI School is a leading HMC Independent day school for children aged 11 – 18. King Edward’s is a school with a long and distinguished history and it has been at the heart of Southampton for over 460 years. The School has occupied 4 differe...