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Music Teaching in Buckinghamshire- part time!

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Are you looking for a role teaching Music in Buckinghamshire?

Confident teaching KS3-KS5 Music? If so we have the perfect role for you!

Teacher of Music (part-time 0.6, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday)

Start date: January 2019

A mainstream Secondary School in Buckinghamshire is a popular school for students aged 11-18 with approximately 1000 students on roll. The school is situated in a highly desirable location in Buckinghamshire with a wide range of available amenities. The local thriving town is surrounded by the rolling Chiltern Hills that is a designated area of outstanding natural beauty. To complement the surrounding rural location, the school is well placed for commuting to London with an excellent rail service from the town itself, as well as other local rail stations. The school are also well served by the M40 which directly links to Oxford and also London.

Would you like to join a thriving, skilled team of colleagues in the Music team?

Are you interested in taking advantage of the schools excellent CPD and career progression opportunities?

Do you want to join the school on an exciting journey as they develop into becoming an outstanding school?

The schools exciting journey of improvement includes a sharp focus on teaching and learning so that they relentlessly strive to become better and better as a school. The school have a keen determination to ensure that their curriculum, including the arts curriculum and music, is stimulating and forwardthinking. Students learning music, theoretically and practically, is a wonderful skill for life!

The School can offer you:

  • an enthusiastic, loyal and committed staff relentlessly driving improvement forward
  • respectful, hardworking students who are eager to succeed
  • an improving learning environment and some state-of-the-art buildings
  • a bespoke Sixth Form study centre
  • a modern suite or rooms for teaching music
  • up-to-date computing facilities

The successful candidate will:

  • previous experience of teaching music across the key stages
  • good subject knowledge and musical aptitude yourself
  • a passion for teaching music that inspires learners of all abilities
  • high expectations of what students can achieve
  • flexibility and enjoyment in working in a busy school environment
  • the ability to prioritise and organise workload.

The Music department teaches Music in Years 7 and 8, moving onto GCSE in Years 9, 10 and 11 currently as part of the options process. The school are hopeful to secure a Year 12 RSL class from September after having a year away from Sixth form teaching. In KS3 the emphasis is on performance looking at the keyboard and ukulele. The school intertwine this with composition work starting simple with 4 bar rhythmic phrases at the start of year 7, building to composing music for Tom and Jerry using music technology. The Year 11 BTEC students thrive in our purpose built facilities containing 2 practice rooms and a fully equipped recording studio. At this school they learn, performance, composition, sound engineering and events management. The dedicated music classrooms are equipped with data projectors and pianos to assist in the acquisition of all musical skills, preparing students for a higher level of study at GCSE and beyond in their Sixth Form. The school currently offer peripatetic lessons across all orchestral instruments, guitar, singing, keyboard and drumming. The school has an orchestra and a choir, including a staff section, who perform at various successful events throughout the school year.

If you would like further information regarding the Music Teaching role in Buckinghamshire or wish to apply, please contact Georgina Worthington at Teaching Personnel on 01189 3271556 or email me your cv

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

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