Teacher of School Music, Bristol, City of

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Clifton High SchoolBristol, City of

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Part time (0.5 FTE)

Required for September 2019


Clifton High School is an academically selective, co-educational, independent day school for 600 pupils aged 3-18 years. Situated on a beautiful Bristol site, we operate the Diamond Edge Model of education underpinned by a strong pastoral and family ethos.   


We are seeking to appoint a well-qualified and enthusiastic musician to work within our vibrant and highly dedicated Department. Music is taught throughout the Senior School and at both GCSE and A level. From our Nursery School, Music plays a central role in the classroom and is integrated in the life of the School. Annually, a significant number of pupils and staff perform at Bristol and Clifton cathedrals, and at St. George’s concert hall, Brandon Hill.


We would like to hear from experienced practitioners capable of teaching Music and Music Technology to A level. The successful candidate will demonstrate academic excellence and will be an accomplished musician with the ability to lead orchestras, choirs and a diverse range of music ensembles.  Having experience of teaching Junior School pupils would be desirable. 


A commitment to the wider education of pupils through extra-curricular activities is an expectation.  The successful candidate will enjoy contributing to an excellent working environment for pupils, staff, parents and the wider school community.


Further details can be found at www.cliftonhigh.co.uk Completed application forms accompanied by a covering letter of application, to illustrate how the requirements of the post will be met, should be emailed to the Head of School, Dr Alison Neill, at recruitment@cliftonhigh.co.uk


Early applications are advised; the School reserves the right to appoint at any stage of the process


Closing date for applications: 9am Monday 17th June 2019

Interviews will be held week commencing 24th June 2019


Clifton High School is committed to safeguarding children and young people and expects all staff, visitors and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.




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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: College Road, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 3JD, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 117 973 0201
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Over recent years, Clifton High School has undergone a dynamic and proactive period of change to become an established and well-respected, fully coeducational, academically selective school, for pupils from 3-18. Underpinned by a strong family and pa...