Job Description

Director of Music – Dean Close St John’s, Chepstow

Commencing September 2020

Dean Close St. John’s is a happy co-educational prep school with a strong musical tradition having excellent choirs and a range of musical performances. The children are delightful, the staff warm and enthusiastic and the location is stunning.

The Director of Music will be part of the excellent music department within the Dean Close Foundation and benefits from links with the other schools. The music departments of all the schools are encouraged to collaborate both resources and expertise, and the Director of Music at Dean Close St. John’s will be part of a strong team.

This is a role requiring flexibility in managing a range of musical commitments across the School. In return there would be some flexibility for individuals to maintain a performing career, both in the School holidays and to a lesser extent in term time. This role can be considered on a part time basis.


Completed application forms and a CV, together with a covering letter should be returned to by 12 noon on Friday 14th February 2020.

Interviews to be held week commencing 24th February 2020

Dean Close School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure Barring Service.