Music Teacher, Morpeth, Northumberland

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Chantry Middle SchoolMorpeth, Northumberland
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Start date: 07/01/2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS - UPS
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Music Teacher (Maternity Cover)

Music Teacher, 1.0 FTE (main scale or upper pay scale) to cover maternity leave of the substantive post holder

Morpeth Chantry Middle School, Morpeth, NE61 1RQ (9-13 Years Middle School, Headteacher: Mr Bryan Stewart)

Part of The Three Rivers Learning Trust

“ Pupils make strong progress in Years 5 & 6 as a result of good teaching. Pupils say they enjoy school and are safe. There are good systems to support pupils’ wellbeing, Pupils, parents and carers are very positive about the wide range of extra curricular activities provided by the school. All aspects of pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development are promoted well”.     OFSTED, November 2017.

Applications are invited for the above fixed term post to start 7th January 2019. This is an exciting opportunity for a talented and experienced Music teacher to join our strong staff team and to play a key role in supporting its ongoing development. The successful applicant will be able to teach Music across the middle school age range including both KS2 & KS3.

Chantry is a large middle school with over 540 students from Years 5 - 8, situated in the town of Morpeth in Northumberland. We pride ourselves on being a fully inclusive and truly comprehensive school built on traditional principles and with very high standards. Our purpose is to show each individual that they matter and will be valued for their contribution to the world in which they live. We provide learning and enriching experiences to inspire, motivate, stretch and meet the needs of all learners.

The school is part of the Three Rivers Learning Trust which consists of seven schools. Whilst the schools are separate with their own unique identity, there is one engaged and supportive Board of Trustees, to whom each school reports.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Further details and an application form are available by accessing the vacancies section of our website ( or by emailing

Closing date is Wednesday 21st November, 12 noon.  Shortlisting will take place on Thursday 22nd November and interviews are scheduled to take place on Thursday 29th November 2018.

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More about Chantry Middle School
Address: Mitford Road, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61 1RQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1670 512874