Director of Music


Job summary

North London Collegiate School
Director of Music
Job Role:
Conductor or musical director, Instrumental or vocal teaching, Orchestral (conductor), Orchestral (performer), Performing, Management
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

The successful candidate will have a real passion for their subject and providing opportunities for students to participate in the vibrant music making scene at school, as well as developing elite musicians. They will be prepared to lead from the front and collaborate with highly talented colleagues. The role will be responsible for the strategic direction of the department, both academically and from an extra-curricular perspective.

Music is a central part of school life at NLCS, with large numbers of students performing in our many orchestras, ensembles and choirs, as well as taking lessons with peripatetic teachers. Students are ambitious and enjoy success across a diverse range of instruments and styles, performing to the highest standard inside and beyond school. A number of students are successful in gaining places at conservatoires each year.

Founded by Frances Mary Buss in 1850, the North London Collegiate School is a highly academic girls’ independent day school which occupies a superb 30 acre site in Canons Park, North West London.

North London Collegiate School has its own salary scale, with the role being paid according to experience and qualifications.

  • Closing date for applications is Monday 5th December 2021 at 09.00am. 

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be asked to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service for an Enhanced Disclosure.


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