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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    20 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    17 April 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5



Working pattern

Full time: Full time

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances

+ SEN + TLR2b

What skills and experience we're looking for

Calthorpe Academy are looking for a qualified teacher with a passion for music, art and movement who will, under the guidance, of the Senior Leadership Team, lead our Creative Arts Curriculum across the academy for learners with SLD, ASD and PMLD.

Experienced practitioners as well as newly qualified teachers are welcome to apply.

As the Creative Arts Coordinator in the school, you will be responsible for ensuring that every learner enjoys an excellent experience in your lessons and will work very closely with the rest of the team in planning and delivering interesting and engaging sequences of lessons.

This is a fantastic opportunity, and the post would be suitable for experienced practitioners as well as newly qualified Music/Performing Arts teachers, who would be able to benefit from their successful and supportive ECT Induction Programme.

Experience and Qualifications

  • Degree in Music/ Performing Arts or similar
  • QTS or PGCE
  • Experience of working with children (experience with SEND preferable)

Calthorpe Academy has been rated ‘good’ by OFSTED following our inspection in October 2023.

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

What the school offers its staff

This Ofsted Rated "Good" School has sound behaviour and achieves good results year on year. They believe that their staff are the most important factor in making an impact for pupils and has put every measure in place to allow you to assist in the most effective way possible. This is an exciting opportunity for you to shape and develop your own career within an exciting and highly supportive environment as a Creative Arts Subject Coordinator.

  • A competitive salary - MPS/UPS or TLR
  • A full and varied CPD programme offering teaching and leadership development for their staff.
  • An opportunity to work in a supportive team from whom you can learn, develop, and grow.
  • Wider opportunities to be involved across their learning partnership.
  • An energised and professional working environment.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

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About Calthorpe Academy

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 19
School size
428 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19
Phone number
0121 773 4637

Arranging a visit to Calthorpe Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email vacancies@calthorpe.thrive.ac.

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