Director of Music


Notting Hill and Ealing High School

Job summary

Notting Hill and Ealing High School
Competitive salary plus benefits
Job Role:
Classroom teaching, Management
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

For April 2020
Maternity Cover (minimum of two terms)

Notting Hill & Ealing High School, one of London’s leading independent girls’ day schools, has an exciting opportunity for a well-qualified and enthusiastic Director of Music.

We are seeking to appoint an exceptional individual to lead this thriving and popular department throughout the Senior School and contribute to the wide range of extra-curricular provision on offer. 

The successful candidate will be a talented musician and excellent classroom practitioner, creative and well organised, with a passion for their subject and for encouraging music making throughout the school. 

Music at Notting Hill and Ealing High School

The Music Department has a high profile within the School and there is a tremendous amount of support and goodwill towards Music in the School. The girls are bright, musically able, and very keen to produce performance work of the highest standard possible. Currently about 350 instrumental lessons are given each week and our visiting music teachers organise and direct several of our smaller ensembles and chamber groups.  

About Notting Hill and Ealing High School

NHEHS is a leading academic day school. Our girls are ambitious, bright, enthusiastic and eager to learn and we offer a warm and supportive community. We occupy a site in suburban, leafy, west Ealing with excellent transport links.  As part of the Girls’ Day School Trust (GDST), the UK’s leading network of independent girls’ schools, we can offer a variety of benefits, such as:

  • Membership of Teaching Staff Pension Scheme
  • Access to the GDST central training and development programme
  • Free lunches are provided to all staff during term time
  • There is a possibility of accommodation 

Further information about this position and how to apply is available by clicking the apply button.

Closing date: Tuesday 3rd December (12pm) but early applications are welcomed.

Interviews will take place on Monday 9th December 2019.

NHEHS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the DBS. Applications will be considered only from candidates who are eligible to work in the UK.

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