Director of Music, Wakefield

Closing date:

Queen Elizabeth Grammar SchoolWakefield

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018 (or Summer Term if possible)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

QEGS has a long and distinguished history educating bright boys from a wide catchment centred on the cathedral city of Wakefield. Ours is a happy, vibrant school offering high quality facilities and a learning environment which is energetic, challenging and fun.  

Required for September 2018 (or Summer Term if possible), a talented musician with the energy, experience and vision to lead our flourishing and well-resourced Music Department. The Department enjoys excellent academic results and provides an abundance and variety of musical opportunity with jazz, rock, swing, blues and classical ensembles constantly evolving.  

This is a unique opportunity for an individual to work with talented pupils and dedicated staff in a department, which has an outstanding reputation for its Music, both locally and nationally. The post holder will also take a leading role and active part in the school’s choirs, orchestra and school productions. A contribution to the wider life of this busy day school would also be an advantage.  

The position is full time and permanent. Salary is MPS/UPS + a generous Management & Responsibility Allowance + a Wakefield Supplement. The Teachers’ Pension Scheme is also applicable.  

As part of our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, the successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Check.  

Further details and an application form can be obtained from our website or The Head, Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Northgate, Wakefield WF1 3QX  

t:  01924 373943


Applications by CV will not be accepted.  

Closing Date: 4.00 pm Friday 26th January 2018.

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More about Queen Elizabeth Grammar School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: 154 Northgate, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 3QX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1924 373943
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Queen Elizabeth Grammar School is a selective, independent, all-boys senior school in Wakefield, West Yorkshire. There are currently around 720 pupils aged 11-18. In recent years, the school’s original Victorian purpose-built premises have been added...