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Leadership Team for Herts Music Service

Katherine Wolfenden
Catherine Tallis
Deena Day
Angela Gilby
Rebecca Kelly
Nick Denham

Teaching Vacancies

Hertfordshire Music Service offers first class musical opportunities to thousands of young people in the county.  We are the lead partner in the Hertfordshire Music Education Hub.


We are an award winning service, recognised for our innovative and successful approach to holistic music education.  

We welcome enquiries from teachers who would like to work for us.  Please contact us to see how we can use your skills! 

You may be just starting out on your teaching career - in which case we can talk to you about practical first steps - we always look for potential, enthusiasm and a genuine willingness to learn

We offer a broad and diverse programme of activities including informal / community music and song writing workshops.  For a fuller description go to

To apply, please complete this Application Form & Personal Statement.  We no longer accept CVs and covering letters. 

Alternatively, click here if you would like to submit an initial expression of interest in teaching for us.

External Vacancies

Hertfordshire Music Service

Head of Centre

Dacorum Music School
A minimum of 0.5 time allowance for Music Centre, with opportunities for a fulltime position
with either appropriate teaching or additional leadership responsibilities

Required from  May 2019

Hertfordshire Music Service has a vacant post for Head of Dacorum Music School (Hemel Hempstead). This post will oversee and develop both tuition and ensembles in this Centre, working closely with the Area Head and instrumental teachers. The Music School is due to move from its current premises to a new building at Hemel Hempstead School which it will share with the music department.  The successful applicant will have the opportunity and scope to build on their own personal strengths and interests which could attract additional responsibility time.
This post is a leadership role and would be on the HMS Payscale. 

In order to apply you should have experience as a teacher, either instrumental or classroom, and experience as a performer and musician. Experience in team leadership and management would also be advantageous.

Job Description

For an informal discussion please contact Angela Gilby, West Area Head on 01923 225531.

This post is subject to safe recruitment practices.

To apply please send a letter outlining how you meet the criteria for this post to:

Closing date: Midnight on Sunday 31st March 2019

Interviews will take place on Friday 5th April 2019

Internal Vacancies

Click HERE for opportunities open to current HMS teachers.


For general HR enquires

Hertfordshire Music Service
Central Office
Mid Herts Centre for Music & Arts
Birchwood Avenue