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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    28 March 2024

Job details

Job role

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances

TLR2 (£5,347)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint a passionate, skilled teacher and leader as Head of Music, to lead a thriving music department across KS3 to KS5.

Music and Drama are proud of their collaborative work which includes an annual whole school production, concerts and a range of extracurricular clubs and ensembles. Music is prized in the school and forms a key part of our engagement with the local community. The successful candidate would seek to offer their skills and expertise in these areas.

If you are passionate about high quality, evidence informed teaching and learning and want to join a school with exceptionally high aspirations and ambitions for staff and students, we welcome your application.

For more information or if you have any questions, please contact kaxby@liskeard.net

What the school offers its staff

The music department sits within a Creative Arts Faculty consisting of art, photography, music, and drama. The faculty is supported by two technicians, with one being dedicated to music and performance. The department benefits from superb, purpose built, modern facilities with two main teaching rooms and nine smaller practice rooms as well as ICT and recording resources and a separate store for instruments and music.

We are proud of our leadership development opportunities and exceptional candidates who do not yet have the experience to apply for a leadership role but have the ambition and aspiration to lead are welcome to apply.

Commitment to safeguarding

Liskeard School and Community College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check.

Applying for the job

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About Liskeard School and Community College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1192 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
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Liskeard School and Community College is a friendly, caring, supportive school in Cornwall with people and relationships at its heart. It is a unique school of extraordinary staff and students and enjoys exceptional support from parents and the local community. We are proud of our school and we are relentless in our approach to make it even better. We take the education of our students very seriously.

Our school is situated in the historic market town of Liskeard, which is central to Cornwall’s outstanding south eastern countryside and coastline, serving the beautiful rural villages and hamlets and is just a scenic, 30-minute drive from Plymouth.

Assessed by Ofsted in March 2020 as a good school, we are an inclusive secondary community school delivering Key Stage 3, 4 and 5 to 1,100 students aged 11-18 and of mixed ability.

We are an academy school and part of the South East Cornwall Multi Academy Regional Trust (SMART), which provides for outstanding local career opportunities, excellent professional development opportunities and access to expert support, advice, guidance and knowledge pooling from fellow practitioners in our partner schools.

Arranging a visit to Liskeard School and Community College

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email kaxby@liskeard.net.

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