Director of Music

Methodist Ladies' College


Head of Faculty / Department

Teaching Subject: Music

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 2 June 2024

Outstanding opportunity to lead a dynamic, vibrant and acclaimed music education department at Methodist Ladies’ College (WA). - Promote excellence in classroom music education across K-12 - Actively engage young people in a contemporary and relevant music program - Provide inspiration, vision and support to a dedicated team of music educators

<p>Methodist Ladies&#39; College, Perth (MLC), is an independent, Uniting Church, day and boarding school for girls, located in Claremont, a western suburb of Perth, Western Australia. Embracing over 115 years of tradition while promoting inclusivity and diversity, MLC encourages students to embrace change without fear of failure. Believing in the empowerment of all-girls’ education, MLC cultivates confidence and determination, fostering girls as agents of positive change. Supported by dedicated staff, students explore curiosities, challenge limits, and strive for personal excellence. MLC prepares graduates for a diverse, complex, and evolving world through a dynamic curriculum focused on essential skills and attitudes. </p><p>The College places a priority on Music in the curriculum while also providing extensive co-curricular opportunities. Music features in the daily life of MLC with regular performances at assemblies, events and celebrations. Diverse opportunities for students are assured with a team of highly qualified Music teachers that includes over 40 expert instrumental and vocal tutors. From a leading world music curriculum that promotes a strong sense of global citizenship to partnerships that provide new and exciting learning opportunities, MLC has one of the largest and most vibrant Music programs in Western Australia. </p><p>MLC are seeking an experienced and passionate Head of Music with proven success as a leader of a large school-based music program to facilitate, support and enhance music education and performance through their K-12 school-wide music program. </p><p>Reporting to the Director of Learning and Teaching Excellence, and through the Director of College Operations on the extensive Music Co-curricular program, the Director of Music is responsible for leading and managing a high-quality music program by maintaining an environment for best practice teaching and learning, and high-quality performance. They will lead and work collaboratively with an established talented and committed team of Music educators across classroom, ensemble, instrumental and administrative functions. </p><p>Methodist Ladies’ College has zero tolerance for child abuse and is committed to providing a child safe environment where children and young people are safe and feel safe, as outlined in the Child Protection Policy. <a href="https://www" rel="nofollow"></a> </p><p>Hutton Consulting Australia is partnering with Methodist Ladies’ College in the search and selection process for this position. For a confidential discussion regarding the application process and to access candidate information, please contact Michael Bignill on 0425 271 822 or <a href="http://michael.bignill&#64;" rel="nofollow">michael.bignill&#64;</a> </p><p>Applications should be submitted directly to the HCA website by 5:00pm on Sunday 2 June 2024. <a href="" rel="nofollow"></a> </p><p><br /></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>