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Teacher of Music (suitable for NQTs)

Holy Trinity Church of England Secondary SchoolWest Sussex

Role:  Teacher of Music (NQTs are welcome to apply)

Contract Type: 0.8 FTE or 1.0 FTE permanent

FTE Salary: MPS 1 – UPS3, £26,948 - £42,780

Job starts: September 2021 

Closes: 9am - Tuesday 18th May 2021

Interview: Tuesday 25th May 2021


NB: Applications will be reviewed as they are received and suitable applicants called for immediate interview.

The Governors of Holy Trinity School wish to appoint a Teacher of Music. This post presents a good opportunity for a newly qualified practitioner to experience working in a successful department, developing their career in a good school. 

Applicants will need to demonstrate their commitment to the teaching of Music. We require practitioners who have enthusiasm, skill and ability to make a positive contribution. The successful candidates will be committed to teaching across the 11-18 range. Experience of, or the potential to teach Music at KS4 is essential and knowledge of Music Technology (RSL) at KS4, together with the Music and performance elements of the KS5 Performing Arts course is desirable, as is a second subject. Applicants will need to demonstrate their commitment to excellent teaching and learning; to securing good or better outcomes for students; to developing student potential and skills from KS3 onwards, and to promoting the study of the subject at KS5 Level.

In addition to teaching your primary and possibly a secondary subject across ages 11 to 18 there is an expectation that you may teach other subjects as directed in order to facilitate the delivery of the curriculum. Relevant support will be offered.

We offer: 

• salary progression in line with our policy on pay and professional development 

• engagement of all teaching staff in the TEEP programme to enhance our teaching and learning

• comprehensive induction programme 

• coaching trios to share good practice

• a mentoring programme for NQTs 

• an extensive programme of CPL

This is an excellent Church of England Voluntary Aided 11-18 mixed Comprehensive School where we pride ourselves in the pastoral care and development of all students. The post offers an unmissable opportunity for candidates wishing to make a positive impact on student and team progress, and who are able to provide innovative ideas to achieve this goal.

The preferred method of communication in connection with this vacancy is by email. This is how invitations to interview will be sent. Please ensure that you check your emails and junk or spam folders on a regular basis. 

Application forms and details about the post are attached/on the website. More information about the post and our school is also available on the website All enquiries and completed application forms with covering letter/statement should be sent to HR by the closing date or earlier.

NB: The closing and interview dates are a guide only. We intend to review applications as they are received. An early application is advised, as once we have appointed, we will close the recruitment process.

The Holy Trinity Church of England Secondary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we cooperate with other agencies and initiatives at local and national level. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Any successful job applicant will be required to undertake a Disclosure & Barring service check (formerly known as Criminal Records Bureau check) at an enhanced level, in line with all schools across West Sussex. Disclosures include details of cautions, reprimands or final warning as well as convictions, spent or unspent.

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