Association Of British Choral Directors

Choirs and vocal leader


Organisation: Edward Said National Conservatory of Music

The Edward Said National Conservatory of Music in Palestine is recruiting for a new position: Choirs and Vocal Leader.

We are looking for someone inspirational and motivating to help us build on our choir programme for children ages 7-22 as we strive to integrate singing more into both the academic structure and performance life of the school. 

Applicants should be passionate about bringing musical awareness to a community, developing a love of music and enjoyment of playing and inspiring young people. They should be able to utilise a wide-range of international repertoire suitable for training young students. They should be able to instill good vocal technique as well as work with ear-development within a fun and engaging context. Teaching is in English or Arabic.

This is a full time teaching position, encompassing 22 hours teaching per week, plus office hours and academic work / preparation. The position starts 1st September 2018, based in Palestine. We offer a competitive local salary of 5200 NIS (Roughly $1400 US subject to exchange rate) per month, return flight, health insurance and visa costs. Initially a 9 month contract, open to extension.


To apply please send an email to along with a current CV, motivation letter, an example lesson plan for a choir session with an age group and topic of your choice, personal photograph, scanned copies of qualifications, and details of two referees.

Do get in touch with any questions. For more information about our school:

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