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Teacher of Music

Wilsthorpe SchoolDerbyshire


Salary: Main / Upper Teachers Pay Scale 

Hours:  1 FTE 

Start date: January 2022

Contract type: Permanent   

The school

Wilsthorpe School is a high-performing academy that is well on the path to becoming an outstanding school. Everyone in the school believes in our journey of improvement and shares common goals. Strong relationships exist between students and staff which are open, warm and friendly and these relationships have led to excellent attitudes to learning. 

The role 

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational Teacher of Music to join Wilsthorpe School from January 2022. If you are successful for this position, you will be welcomed into a creative faculty who take pride in promoting students self-initiative, creativity and self-expression. Within this role you will demonstrate excellent subject knowledge and consistently deliver inspirational lessons to our students. 

The person 

We are looking for someone who has a real passion for teaching and can demonstrate excellent subject knowledge. The ideal candidate will have a wealth of skills and experience they can bring to Wilsthorpe School of successfully working with students to enable them to reach their potential. This post would equally suit a confident and ambitious NQT or an experienced teacher. 

Why join us

Our academy is part of The Two Counties Trust. The Trust has a forward-thinking HR strategy with all the professional benefits that this brings for our staff. We are easily reached by public transport, and for those who drive, there is a large free staff carpark. We have some excellent facilities for staff and our students really want to learn and achieve.

We offer:  

  • Highly competitive pay and pay progression opportunities. Our salaries for leadership and teachers on the Upper Pay Scale and in receipt of a TLR are above national pay scales and our minimum hourly rate for support staff is £9.25.  
  • An array of employee benefits and lifestyle options including discounted healthcare, gym membership and extensive high street retail discounts.  
  • Entry to a career average pension scheme.  
  • A full induction and a strong commitment to your professional development.  
  • Opportunities to experience and share practice in our partner schools across the Trust.  
  • A stimulating, supportive and rewarding working environment with a dedicated team of like-minded professionals.  
  • Excellent opportunities to develop your skills and to progress your career.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. An offer of employment will be subject to the receipt of a satisfactory enhanced level DBS disclosure with a children’s barred list check, two satisfactory references and successful completion of vetting procedures. It is an offence to apply for a role if you are barred from engaging in Regulated Activity relevant to children.

We are committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and candidates with a disability who meet the essential job criteria will be given an opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at interview.

The closing date for applications is: Tuesday 28 September 2021 midday 

Interviews will be held on: Tuesday 5 October 2021 

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