Director of Music - Ratcliffe College

Director of Music

Closing date: 31/01/2023 12:00 pm

Ratcliffe is an outstanding day and boarding School for over 900 students from age 3 to age 18. Set in almost 200 acres of beautiful grounds the College is seeking to appoint an inspirational, creative and well-qualified teacher to lead and co-ordinate academic and co-curricular Music throughout the College, from April 2023 or September 2023.

The post presents an exciting opportunity for an ambitious candidate to develop this thriving department. The College Chapel, Music Recital Hall, Old Library, Drama Hall and Lockhart Garden are amongst the College’s inspiring venues for music concerts and events. The refurbished Music department, boasts state-of-the-art Mac suite and touch screens, 10 individual practice rooms, 3 music classrooms, a departmental office and the Director of Music’s office.

The department staffing comprises two further full-time and one part-time Music teacher who assist with the curriculum delivery across the College. The Music Administrator supports the Director of Music with event planning as well as the co-ordination of the peripatetic staff. The Music Department also benefits from the support of other high calibre musicians amongst the teaching staff, including the leader of the Leicester Symphony Orchestra.

Ratcliffe College 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 applicant will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

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