Part Time Teacher of Music - 0.6 FTE (Maternity Cover), Wigan

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Standish Community High SchoolWigan

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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: MPS / UPS
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Standish Community High School is advertising for a Teacher of Music (0.6 FTE) to cover maternity leave preferably from 3rd June 2019 however; this can be negotiable to fall in line with resignation dates for employment to commence 1st September 2019. 

The successful candidate will be a talented, enthusiastic and dynamic teacher who will join the Performance Department in providing high quality music and performance education.  In addition, they will ensure that lessons are delivered effectively within the fully equipped Drama and Music studios and will be committed to creating lessons that will support student’s enjoyment and progress.

Students are taught using a variety of different mediums and have access to music and theatre technologies to enhance and enable their learning and progress.

The successful candidate will be an experienced music professional with a sound knowledge of the complexities of teaching and learning, and curriculum development for the KS3-KS4 age and ability range.  All instrumentalists will be considered but piano skills are highly desirable.  High quality communication, administrative and leadership skills will be an essential prerequisite for this position and an interest in Drama would be of benefit.

Any offer of employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced criminal record check with barred list through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), medical clearance, references and verification of qualifications satisfactory to the school. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and adhere to the school’s child protection policies and procedures. 

Your completed application form should be accompanied by a covering letter. Completed application forms can be forwarded by email to: or by post to Miss M Johns, HR Officer at the school address. Late applications and CV's will not be considered.

The closing date for applications is Friday 26th April 2019 at 9.00 am. Shortlisted candidates will be notified by email of the interview arrangements. Please ensure your correct email address is provided on your application form. 

Unfortunately, we are unable to notify candidates individually if they have not been successful with their application.

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More about Standish Community High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Kenyon Road, Standish, Wigan, Lancashire, WN6 0NX, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1257 422265
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