Director of Music, Surrey

Closing date:

Danes Hill Preparatory SchoolSurrey

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

Danes Hill seeks to appoint a well-qualified and enthusiastic professional with excellent keyboard skills to lead its vibrant and successful Music Department.

Working alongside the Director of Instrumental Music and heading a team of 13 peripatetic instrumental teachers, the successful candidate will be an experienced and inspirational classroom teacher, with strong organisation and time-management skills.

In conjunction with the Drama Department, Danes Hill stages at least seven musical productions a year. It is therefore essential that the Director of Music has a love of musical theatre and is a first-rate pianist, with strong sight-reading skills. The successful candidate will also direct at least two of the three choirs (including the Chamber Choir which undertakes an annual European concert tour) and will become fully involved in supporting the orchestra and other instrumental ensembles. 

Closing date: Tuesday 10 December 2019.

Interviews: January 2020.

To apply, please click the apply button below to be directed to our school website.

Danes Hill is 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 past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).



More about Danes Hill Preparatory School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 13 years
Address: Leatherhead Road, Oxshott, Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22 0JG, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1372 842509
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