Director of Music

 

Date Posted: Thu, Jul 13th, 2017

Director of Music

For April or September 2018, the school seeks to appoint a highly motivated and well-established Director of Music, able to work within a range of contexts in the School, Abbey and beyond. The Worth Music Department has a reputation for excellence in academic music, and orchestral, choral and individual performance. It has a proud record of preparing pupils for the university study of music, including Choral, Organ and Instrumental Awards.

A key component of the department is the Schola Cantorum, which sings at School services on a weekly basis. The Schola has a wide-ranging repertoire and has had many successful tours over the years, including Rome and the Vatican. The successful applicant will demonstrate a passion for their subject and be committed to developing and inspiring our students, with a vision for music at Worth and be inspirational in its realisation. A willingness to contribute to other school activities in a thriving boarding environment would be an advantage. The successful candidate will be expected to live on-site for the better performance of the role.

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The School offers its own generous salary scale and an enhanced benefits scheme including an employee assistant programme, meal provision and enhanced pension contribution. Employees have access to our facilities and benefit from discounted school fees.

Applicants are required to submit a covering letter and complete an application form which is available on the vacancies homepage. Alternatively you can request an application form and job details from the HR Department:

E: recruitment@worth.org.uk    t: 01342 710217

Please quote reference: DOM/033/17 on your application and send via email or post to:

The Human Resources Manager, Worth School, Paddockhurst Road., Turners Hill, West Sussex, RH10 4SD

Closing date: 9th October 2017

Interviews: Week commencing 30th October 2017

We are committed to the safeguarding of children.  References will be taken prior to interview and DBS checks will be conducted on the successful applicant.


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