Teacher of Music
Closing Date: 19 May 2019
Proposed Start Date: September 2019
Salary: Mainscale/Upper Pay Range
Contract type: Full-time (Part-time will be considered)
We are looking to appoint a Teacher of Music. The music department forms part of our Performing Arts Faculty and therefore you may also be required to teach a small amount of the performing arts curriculum.
At KS4, Edexcel GCSE and BTEC Music are offered as separate choices and both courses have a good uptake in year 10 and 11. The Eduqas specification is studied at KS5.
We have a number of formal and informal concerts and showcases throughout the year, including tours overseas. There is also a school production that runs annually, the latest being Les Miserables which was a huge success.
- have a commitment to ensuring that all students reach their potential
- be an excellent music practitioner who can inspire students to learn
- be able to expand upon our extra-curricular activities
The Downs School, a Foundation, 11-18 comprehensive school, is a successful and oversubscribed school, judged ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted. The roll is over 1200 with a well-established Sixth Form. Results at all levels are consistently above national averages and Ofsted described our students as having ‘excellent personal and social skills’ who ‘achieve well academically’.
The Downs School has good road links to Newbury, Reading, Didcot and Oxford – situated just 5 minutes from the A34.
More information about the post and the school can be found on our web site www.thedownsschool.org or by contacting Mrs N Kenyon, Personnel Manager on 01635 270000 or firstname.lastname@example.org Please return your applications by 19 May 2019 to Mrs N Kenyon, Personnel Manager at the above address or e-mail email@example.com
The Downs School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Check through the DBS and provide evidence that they have a right to work in the UK.