Director of Music

Brighton, East Sussex
not specified
27 Apr 2021
14 May 2021
Management , Teacher
Contract Type
Full Time


Required from January 2022 or sooner

Director of Music


Roedean is an extraordinary school, sitting in the South Downs and overlooking the English Channel.  However, it is not just the location but the strong academic focus, with a genuine belief in the importance of creativity and an all-round education, that makes Roedean unique.

Roedean is at a very exciting time in its development, with innovation, growth and the continued development of first-class facilities at the heart of our plans. We welcome your interest in being part of our continuing journey.

We are seeking a remarkable and visionary person to join our team. You will be experienced and well qualified, but most importantly, you will have the girls’ aspirations and welfare at the heart of your vision. We are seeking someone  who values kindness and generosity, who can build transformational relationships and who wants to make a difference to every individual, as an individual.

The successful candidate will be a passionate, talented and inspirational musician and teacher, who is responsible for the professional leadership and management of all aspects of Music at Roedean.  We are looking for someone who enjoys working with young people, and has an interest in them as individuals, ensuring that every pupil succeeds and gets the support and encouragement they need, as well as having the insight and communication skills to build strong relationships across the school.

This is a great opportunity for a talented individual, with energy and enthusiasm, to join our team.    The successful candidate will lead a large and highly effective music department whose commitment to the pupils is fundamental to our ethos and our practice.

Roedean is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.

Please download an application pack from our website ( or contact Louisa Butler via

Closing date:  9am, 14 May 2021.  Due to the need to appoint quickly we reserve the right to interview and appoint at any stage of the process.

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