Teacher of Music, Reading

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Highdown School and Sixth Form CentreReading

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Main Scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre is a very popular, oversubscribed and successful school set in 32 acres of parkland in Caversham to the north of Reading.

This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic and well-qualified teacher of Music to join a lively and expanding music department, which forms part of the Performing Arts Department. The department benefits from excellent facilities. 

Music and Music Technology are popular options at GCSE. We welcome applications from NQTs.

Why Highdown School?

  • We are a Good School with many outstanding features [Ofsted, 2015] which continues to rapidly improve 
  • We are committed to staff professional learning and leadership development for all staff, at all levels 
  • We provide highly regarded NQT induction and Coaching for Excellence programmes 
  • We have adopted a ‘Fair Workload Charter’ 
  • We are conveniently located for quick and easy access to London, Berkshire and Oxfordshire  
  • Staff benefit from being members of the PiXL Club and the Princes Teaching Institute 
  • Staff have subsidised access to Highdown Sport and Leisure facilities 

We are on a journey to becoming a ‘regional centre of excellence’. Why not join us?

For details and an application form visit our website: www.highdown.reading.sch.uk. Please return your completed application form to Miss. Nicci Burns, Headteacher’s, PA in the post or by email on hnb@highdown.reading.sch.uk 

Highdown School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. We are also trained in safer recruitment and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and a ‘Prohibition from Teaching’ check. 

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More about Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Surley Row, Emmer Green, Reading, Berkshire, RG4 8LR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 118 9015800
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Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre is located in Caversham, Reading. It is a mixed, mainstream secondary school that caters for students aged 11-18. Supported by the local education authority, this comprehensive school has approximately 1,250 stud...