Teacher of Music, Radstock

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Writhlington SchoolRadstock

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

‘A school where leaders and teachers have created a positive learning environment which makes a strong contribution to pupils’ confidence and enjoyment of school – Pupils’ personal development is enhanced by the extensive programme of extra-curricular opportunities available to them’ – Ofsted

Teacher of Music

Required from September 2018 


In addition to your role as Music Teacher there may be the opportunity for you to become one of our Lead Teaching and Learning Practitioners. Please click here for more information on that role.

Are you an inspirational, dedicated teacher who is committed to raising expectations and attainment through consistently well planned and delivered lessons, tracking of individual pupil progress and structured feedback?

We need you to join our enthusiastic and collaborative Performing Arts department, teaching across all Key Stages. Students follow GCSE Music and BTEC Music Performance Level 2 courses at KS4, many of whom progress to A Level Music or BTec Level 3 in Sixth Form. Our Music Department is a busy and vibrant place to work with lots of opportunities to showcase our talented musicians. 

We are looking for an individual who will ideally have excellent Music Technology skills and is able to take on the management of the Recording Studio and promote Music Technology throughout the school. You will be responsible for all recordings, including creating safe storage for GCSE and A’ Level Coursework recordings and will need to be able to assist with sound and lighting for school concerts and productions. 

The successful applicant will be an accomplished musician with a passion for music and a willingness to go above and beyond to support all types of music making. 

Dragonfly Multi Academy Trust (MAT) incorporates Mendip Studio School, Writhlington School, a Sixth Form and Peasedown St John Primary School. With the exception of the Primary School, all are located on a large modern state of the art campus that benefits from exceptional media facilities, a 400-seat theatre and a Community Sports Centre. All students and teachers have their own iPad for use in school and at home to enhance the teaching and learning experience.

New staff ideas are encouraged and there are endless opportunities to lead and to contribute to its wide range of extra-curricular activities: a large Combined Cadet Force, international links with China, Tanzania & Rwanda that support the 14-19 curriculum and an internationally recognised orchid project.

If you would like to work in a collaborative, forward-thinking and supportive school environment, apply by Thursday 19th April 2018.

Interviews will be held on Monday 30th April 2018.

Download a full job description and application form at: http://www.writhlington.org.uk/contact/job-vacancies/

Tel:  01761 433581 

Writhlington School, Knobsbury Lane, Radstock, Bath BA3 3NQ

Dragonfly Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS with a check against the Barred list is required for the successful candidate. 

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More about Writhlington School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Knobsbury Lane, Writhlington, Radstock, Bath, Somerset, BA3 3NQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1761 433581
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