Head of Music, Yeovil, Somerset

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Buckler's Mead AcademyYeovil, Somerset
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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TPS/UPS +TLR2A (£2,422)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


TPS/UPS +TLR2A (£2,422)

Required for September 2018, an inspiring teacher for the role of Head of Music in our successful Music Department which enjoys the use of excellent facilities, including an Apple Mac suite. Applications are invited from enthusiastic, skilled musicians able to teach up to a high level of Key Stage 4, with a strong commitment to extra-curricular Music activities. 

We can offer you the opportunity to work with motivated students, the full support of a dedicated and committed team of staff, a supportive induction programme and ongoing professional development, plus the opportunity to work in a successful academy in a beautiful area of the South West. In addition to this, all staff appointed to Buckler’s Mead are enrolled in our Health Care package, receive discounted gym membership and are part of a national discount scheme. The academy is an 8 times ‘Investor in People’ and candidates can be assured of excellent support at all times. 

Buckler’s Mead Academy is a highly inclusive academy in the east of Yeovil, close to the Dorset border. Our vision as an academy is that all community members are happy, achieve and have high aspirations. Our job as professionals is to ensure this happens. All our staff sign up to these aspirations and play a full role in contributing to this vision through inclusive teaching. We seek to recruit dedicated and talented staff, highly committed to making a difference.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitments. All appointments are subject to references and a full Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Buckler’s Mead Academy is an equal opportunities employer. The campus is a no smoking site.

If you think this could be the role for you, we would love to hear from you. Interested candidates should apply in writing to Sara Gorrod, Headteacher using an academy application form and with a covering letter (no more than 2 sides of A4 paper), giving details of your current experience and suitability for the role. 

Application forms and further details of the post are available, by clicking apply below. 

Please do not hesitate to contact Deborah St Paul, Head’s PA/HR Manager, if you have any questions about the post (dstpaul@bucklersmeadacademy.com)

Thank you for your interest. We look forward to receiving your application.

CLOSING DATE: MONDAY 19 FEBRUARY 2018 (12.00 noon)


Telephone: 01935 424454


Headteacher: Mrs S Gorrod BA (Hons) M Ed NPQH

NOR 800+ (11 – 16)

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Address: 1 St John's Road, Yeovil, Somerset, BA21 4NH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1935 424454