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Director of Music

  • Hertfordshire

  • St Columba's College

  • Dependent upon experience plus generous fee remission and other benefits

  • Full-time


We are seeking to appoint a new Director of Music to lead and manage the Senior School music department and to help develop the College’s 4-18 music strategy ensuring the highest standards in both curriculum achievement and in the musical life of the College as a whole.


The Director of Music will develop a vibrant, broad, balanced and challenging curriculum embracing the classical and the contemporary, which provides all students with the requisite knowledge and skills. The successful candidate will work with colleagues to promote high levels of musical participation across the College.

St Columba’s College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All post holders will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the role, including reference checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service.

To apply for this position, visit to view the job description and to download an application form. Please email your covering letter and completed application form to Jackie Metcalfe, HR Manager at or call to discuss further on 01727 892095. Visits can be arranged prior to application.

Closing date: Midday on Monday, 2nd October 2023 with interviews being held shortly afterwards. Early applications are encouraged as the College reserves the right to appoint a suitable candidate prior to the closing date.

St Columba’s College is a Catholic Foundation of the Brothers of the Sacred Heart (US Province)


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King Harry Lane, St Albans, AL3 4AW

  • 740 Day Boys (4-18)
  • 60 Day Girls (4-18)

01727 855185

Closing Date: 02 October 2023