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Teacher of Music

Permanent, full time

Teacher of Music



Required from September 2024

Would you like to join a high performing, ambitious secondary school well known for exemplary behaviour and conduct? Chulmleigh Community College is a school where teachers focus upon high quality teaching and high standards. The college has enjoyed some of the best results in the region over the last 9 years and is heavily oversubscribed. In 2023 our Progress 8 Figure of +0.72 places us in the top 10% of schools nationally.

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and inspirational Teacher of Music to join our Expressive Arts department to teach Music across all ability groups in KS3 and KS4.

Further information is contained within the Candidate Pack available in the attachments section below.

This is a permanent post, suitable for an experienced teacher or a highly motivated Early Career Teacher wishing to join a department of creative specialists who ensure a high standard of teaching, learning and achievement. We are looking for candidates with excellent subject knowledge and the desire to share their passion for music and the arts with our creative pupils.   

The Expressive Arts Department work collaboratively to offer the very best creative and performance experiences for our pupils. Collaboration with Music and Drama was most recently seen in an outstanding Year 10 performance at the Shakespeare in Schools festival at the Barnfield Theatre Exeter.

Chulmleigh College aims to encourage as many pupils as possible to participate in music, with opportunities for all pupils to attend lunch time music activities and perform at regular concerts.  Moreover, 20% of pupils are engaged with either music or singing.

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic and committed to extra-curricular activities including lunch clubs and arranging out of school concerts and cultural experiences.  Pupils enjoy the benefits of well-equipped music classrooms and practice rooms which are used by visiting teachers to deliver a full range of instrumental and singing lessons.

We pride ourselves on the quality of the learning environment and you will be able to immerse yourself in your subject fully.  We support the career progression of all our staff and encourage and support effective CPD.  Your development and future career are very important to us. 

Pupils make exceptional progress at the school. Please see information available at School and College Data Performance Website The successful candidate will join a committed and professional team to further enhance the excellent opportunities available to all our pupils.

We are committed to promoting equality of opportunity and access for all, irrespective of age, background, race, gender, religion, ability, disability, or sexuality. We welcome applications for employment from the whole community.

If you are an experienced or an Early Career Teacher with the passion and commitment to engage our pupils’ enjoyment of learning, we would be delighted to receive your application.

Details of the application process are contained in the Candidate Pack.  Completed application forms to be emailed to by 10 am on Tuesday 7th May 2024.   Candidates are also welcome to submit an application through the TES website. All applications will be acknowledged.

As employers, we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and in that regard, we have appropriate policies and procedures.  All staff undertake a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and interviews will include questions about safeguarding children.

In line with Government guidance, we may carry out online searches against shortlisted applicants’ names as part of our due diligence checks.

Closing date: 10 am Tuesday 7th May 2024

Interview Date: Thursday 16th May 2024