Music Teacher, Bushey, Hertfordshire

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Bushey Meads SchoolBushey, Hertfordshire

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Start date: January 2020 (earlier start possible)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Teachers Main/Upper payscale (London Fringe)
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Do you have a real passion for teaching music?

Are you an inspirational teacher who believes in the potential of all students?

If so, why not consider joining our school and make a difference to our students.  We want to appoint an outstanding and enthusiastic Music Teacher from January 2020 (earlier start possible).  The successful candidate will be well-qualified to teach music at Key Stages 3, 4 and 5 and be eager to try new ideas in a supportive environment.  

Please note:  this is a fixed term position until 31st December 2020 in the first instance.

We are looking for a teacher who will share our vision for the development of music and appreciate the impact that the subject can have on learning across the school.  The music department has excellent resources and, following the recent extensive refurbishment of the department, we are very proud of having a Mac suite, new music technology classroom and a brand new recording studio.  The department itself is led by an experienced and inspirational teacher who is committed to attaining the highest standard in teaching and learning.  Exam results are excellent which reflects the department’s commitment and we follow EDUCAS for GCSE and A level.  There is a dynamic and active extra-curricular timetable in place and you must be willing to take part in this.  

Applications are welcome from teachers at any stage of their career, and we offer appropriate support and training as well as excellent opportunities for professional development.  We are able to offer additional remuneration for an exceptional candidate with the possibility of some management responsibility if appropriate.

Bushey Meads School is part of the growing Bushey St James Trust and is a great place to work.  The school is ranked within the top 10 most popular schools in Hertfordshire (School Guru) with its popularity rising.  We have strong links with local primary schools where good practice and ideas are shared across the Trust.  Transport links are good with the M1, M25, A1 and A41 being close by and local bus routes are only a short walk.  Heavily subsidised childcare is offered as a package with all posts within Bushey St James Trust (BSJT).  For more information about the BSJT Little Gems Day Care Nursery please contact the HR team in the first instance.

Full details of the vacancy can be found on our website www.busheymeads.org.uk along with further information about the school.  Alternatively, please contact the HR team on 020 8955 8833

If you are interested in applying for this full time position, please send in a completed application form along with a covering letter, addressed to Mr J Turner, Executive Principal.  (Applications using the online TES form will also be accepted.)  Your completed application form and letter should be returned to the school by post or by email to: vacancies@busheymeads.org.uk by the deadline.  Please note that CV’s and late applications will not be accepted.

Closing Date for applications: Monday 30th September 2019 (midday) 

Interviews: To be confirmed 

We are committed to safeguarding children and young people.  We adhere to stringent recruitment procedures and all post holders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check.  

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.




More about Bushey Meads School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Coldharbour Lane, Bushey, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD23 4PA, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8950 3000
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