Medbury School, Christchurch

Director of Music

Full time, Permanent

Start Date: Beginning of Term 4, 2022 (negotiable)

Medbury is recognised by parents and educators as one of Australasia’s leading independent preparatory schools for the education of boys from Years 1 to 8. The school caters for dayboys and boarders, and offers small class sizes, personalised learning programmes and a balance of traditional, Christian values and modern pedagogy to provide the best possible start for our boys and engage them in a lifelong learning journey. Medbury is affiliated with the Royal Schools of Church Music, and Music plays an important part in the culture of our school.

We are currently seeking a Director of Music to join our staff. The successful applicant will:

  • have strong leadership and organisational skills

  • lead a school choir

  • play piano at a high enough level to lead the school in singing hymns and accompany instrumental scholarship candidates

  • be competent teaching Music lessons across all year levels

  • have an interest in boys’ education, a passion to engage learners, and the ability to differentiate for a variety of learning styles and abilities

  • commit to the school’s mission of 'unlocking every boy’s potential'

The job description can be downloaded via the link below.

We offer excellent working conditions in an attractive environment. Remuneration is above state levels reflecting the nature of working in an independent School.

The start date for this position is the beginning of Term 4 2022, however, this may be negotiable for the right candidate.

You can apply for this position by forwarding your CV, including three referees and a covering letter to the Acting Headmaster, Mr Warren Durant via

Closing Date: Friday 22 July 2022

Further information for Applicants: Director of Music