Teacher of music - Penk Valley Academy Trust

Penkridge, Stafford
Main Scale Pay/Upper Scale Pay
28 Sep 2018
15 Oct 2018
Donna Harrison
Contract Type
Working Pattern

Teacher of Music

We are seeking to appoint an ambitious, enthusiastic and talented Teacher of Music to help develop our Music Departments within Penkridge Middle School and Wolgarston High School.  You will be expected to teach across the age range of 9 - 18 years and to help expand the extra-curricular provisions.  You will need to be highly motivated with a vision to inspire students to enjoy Music both in and out of the classroom.

You will be working with excellent staff and will play a leading role in developing the Music teaching for students across the two sites that are only 0.8 miles apart. The successful candidate will be based at Penkridge Middle School for four days and Wolgarston for one day. This exciting and challenging post requires a hardworking, conscientious and energetic individual with a clear vision of the teaching of music.

We place a high value on professional development and are looking for a colleague who wants to engage fully in all aspects of school life.  All our teachers have been trained in visible learning and both schools are at different stages of the official visible learning accreditation. 

The schools are part of the Penk Valley Academy Trust along with 3 other schools based in the local area:  Marshbrook First School, Princefield First School and St John’s (CE) First School.

The successful candidate will be:

  • A high quality teacher
  • Committed to high quality teaching and learning for students of all abilities
  • Passionate about Music
  • Able to contribute to the growth of the department
  • Innovative, dynamic and forward-looking
  • Willing to give time to extra-curricular musical activities
  • Have the ability to travel across sites (Wolgarston High School & Penkridge Middle)

Application forms, job description and specification are available on the school website.

Closing date for the receipt of applications is Monday 15 October 2018

Interviews are expected to be held on Monday 22 October 2018

Completed application forms should be returned to Donna Harrison  (HR Assistant) via email d-harrison@wolgarston.staffs.sch.uk or by post to Wolgarston High School, Cannock Road, Penkridge , Stafford ST19 5RX

This School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions in your application form.

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