This job expired on 17 May 2024

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    9 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5



Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances

TLR 2c

What skills and experience we're looking for

The position offers excellent prospects for a committed and enthusiastic candidate to lead a highly effective, dynamic and very successful Music Department. We are looking to appoint an excellent leader to our Music Department that offers GCSE Music, as well as A Level Music. The ideal candidate will be a leader who can inspire students and staff and bring out the best in all our students.

We are very proud of our extra-curricular music opportunities and the successful candidate would be expected to lead these areas. All teachers are expected to act as form tutors.

Full details are available in the Applicant Information Pack or can be found on our school website.

What the school offers its staff

Parkstone Grammar School is pleased to be able to offer all staff members:

Core Benefits

  • A contributory pension scheme relevant to your role (including access to Teacher and Local Government Schemes).
  • Occupational sick pay.
  • Tailored Continuous Professional Development (CPD) through the South Central Teaching Hub.
  • Free access to the Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) - confidential support network that offers expert advice and compassionate guidance 24/7 covering a wide range of issues, such as: Legal Information, Bereavement Support and Online CBT among much more.
  • All staff are entitled to a ‘Golden Day’ once a year – a paid day off or part time equivalent.
  • Free Yoga and Pilates sessions throughout the term.
  • Termly Staff Wellbeing and Workload groups to raise and solve issues.

Flexible Benefits

  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Electric Vehicle Salary Sacrifice Scheme through Love Electric

Commitment to safeguarding

Parkstone Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure check by the Disclosure & Barring Service. The school is also committed to a policy of equal opportunity.

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About Parkstone Grammar School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1224 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number

Parkstone Grammar School is an excellent place to work. Staff and students are happy, well cared for and well supported. We place a high priority on staff wellbeing and ensure that there are opportunities to support our staff. From free tea and coffee in the staffroom every day to activities such as Yoga and Pilates which are provided for free of charge. We also have an employee assistance scheme where confidential advice and support is available for staff as and when they need it. The staff wellbeing and workload committee meets regularly with the Headteacher to discuss all aspects of work in school to ensure that we have the best balance possible for staff to thrive.

Arranging a visit to Parkstone Grammar School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@parkstone.poole.sch.uk.

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