Director of Music


Somerset College is a leading independent, co-educational day and boarding school offering schooling from Grade 000 to Matric, as well as Cambridge AS and A-levels. Founded in 1997,
Somerset College is a welcoming, vibrant school situated in the beautiful Cape Winelands.

The school invites applications for the following position to start in January 2023.


The Director of Music is a full-time position requiring the successful candidate to lead, manage and direct a whole school music programme from Grade 000 to Grade 12. The successful candidate must be passionate about growing and developing young people and willing to be involved in after-hours and weekend work. Proven leadership ability and managerial skills are requirements. Experience of coordinating a Music Department is a prerequisite.

Applicants for this position are expected to have an appropriate university degree and professional qualification, excellent communication and organisational skills, the ability to work closely and cooperatively with colleagues, excellent IT skills and a genuine enthusiasm, commitment and passion for education in South Africa. Applicants should also be registered with SACE, as well as have proven teaching experience up to Grade 12, preferably in the IEB system.

Please email a letter of application and CV in confidence to the Human Resources Officer at the email address below.

The closing date for applications is 3 October 2022.

Somerset College is an equal opportunity employer. Submission of an application does not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview. The School reserves the right not to make an appointment.

Somerset College in line with POPIA (Protection of Personal Information Act) will attempt to ensure the confidentiality of all applicants for this role. All reasonable measures will be in place to protect personal information but will be used in the recruitment, selection, and reporting process. By submitting your application for this position, you are recognising and accepting this disclaimer.

Closing Date
Bredell Road, Somerset West, Western Cape, South Africa
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