Director of Music, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire

Closing date:

King Edward VI SchoolStratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: KES Pay Range plus TLR 2B (£5,332)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Director of Music 

Employer:        King Edward VI School 

Location: Warwickshire 

Start Date: September 2018 

Salary: KES Pay Range plus TLR 2B (£5,332) 

Contract Type: Full Time 

Contract Term: Permanent 

Closing Date: Monday 27th November 

A unique opportunity to become Director of Music at William Shakespeare’s former school in the heart of Stratford-upon-Avon. 

We are seeking to appoint for September 2018 an inspirational leader for our highly successful Music Department. This post would be particularly suitable for an ambitious teacher who would thrive in this high achieving grammar school where music plays such a central role.  

K.E.S. is a forward-looking school with a reputation for exceptionally high standards and an outstanding co-curricular programme. We are a Warwickshire Music designated Centre of Musical Excellence and the Director of Music is ex-officio a member of the Hub’s Steering Group.  

The School has always played a major role in the life of Stratford-upon- Avon, situated as it is in the heart of the town. We enjoy the benefits of being a small school with talented students and a team of dedicated staff who are all committed to the wider life of the School. It is a purposeful and busy place where you will find the highest standards of work, commitment and courtesy. 

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and to equality of opportunity. Applicants must undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and DBS and barred list checks. 

The closing date for the receipt of applications is Monday 27th November 2017 

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 6th December 2017  

Completed application forms, available on the School’s website (, should be sent to the Headmaster’s PA, Mrs Susan Swann, at the School’s address or by email   

King Edward VI School  

Chapel Lane (Main Entrance) 

Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6BE 

01789 293351  

An independent Academy Trust selective school for boys with a co-educational Sixth Form (720 students 11-18 years) 

"An outstanding school, where pupils thrive and achieve exceptionally well".  


“If all state schools were like this the independent sector would be struggling”  

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More about King Edward VI School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Chapel Lane, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 6BE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1789 293351
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