Job Description

Having recently announced that we will open a senior school in September 2025, we are now excited to recruit an Assistant Head of Music for September 2024, who will play a pivotal role in shaping the musical landscape of the school.

The Assistant Head of Music will be responsible for providing whole school support, assisting the Director of Music in implementing a dynamic and comprehensive music education programme and acting as a support to music teachers across the school for performances. The role will include line managing a number of music teachers within the department.

We are looking for an individual who will inspire and motivate pupils and staff members to achieve excellence in music education and performance, foster a culture of creativity and innovation, and who will be an ambassador for music on a broader national scale.

We would welcome teachers who can demonstrate excellent musical skill competency, including the ability to play multiple instruments, including the piano to an exceptional standard. A degree in Music Education, Music Performance or a related field, alongside QTS is essential.

Dulwich Prep London offers excellent facilities and resources for its staff and pupils, as well as supportive and energised colleagues, a commitment to professional development and staff wellbeing opportunities and small class sizes.

Applications for this role must be completed via an application form, along with a cover letter explaining your suitability for this role and a completed Equal Opportunities form, which should be sent to Tamsin Hutson, HR Manager, at

Closing Date: Friday 26 April 2024, 12.00pm 

Interviews: Week Commencing 29 April 2024

Start Date: Autumn Term 2024 

We reserve the right to appoint at any time during the recruitment process.