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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 April 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    27 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of year or phase
  • Head of department or curriculum

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5



Working pattern

Full time: Full-time

Contract type


Pay scale

M1 - UPS3

Additional allowances

TLR 2.3 - £7,847 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

This is an exciting opportunity is available for a knowledgeable and skilled specialist Music teacher eager to develop his/her career in an exceptionally well equipped department within an outstanding and attractive school to lead the Music team. We seek a colleague who will inspire students of all ages and abilities, to enjoy and understand Music. The successful candidate will work alongside a dedicated, friendly and supportive team, all of whom are committed to both the timeless aspects of good teaching and a willingness to explore new directions. The dominant ethos of the department is one of team work and co-operation. This is a full-time, permanent role. The successful candidate will be required to teach all aspects and ability ranges of Key Stage 3, 4 and 5 Music.

Assisted by the Music Admin Assistant, the Head of Music will have oversight and management of the team of peripatetic music teachers, including recruitment.

What the school offers its staff

At the heart of every post within the school is a very strong teacher, well qualified, enthusiastic and energetic, capable of inspiring and challenging students across all of the Key Stages. The successful candidate will be familiar with all aspects of Music teaching as well as the latest developments and initiatives. They should also be able to demonstrate a genuine love and enjoyment of the subject. An abiding commitment to the very highest standards of academic performance and the ability to sustain good discipline within their area is essential.

We pride ourselves on our strong induction systems which new colleagues always value highly. All employees at Lytchett Minster School receive a thorough and personalised programme of induction and support. We also have well developed performance management systems.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff/volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure and acceptable references.

We will conduct social media/internet searches of shortlisted candidates as part of a safeguarding check. This will purely be based on whether an individual is suitable to work with children. To avoid unconscious bias/any risk of discrimination, the person conducting the searches will not be on the appointment panel . Information will only be shared if and when findings are relevant and of concern.

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About Lytchett Minster School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
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School size
1549 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Phone number
01202 622413

Lytchett Minster is a successful 11-18 mixed comprehensive school with approximately 1550 students, 288 of whom are in the successful sixth form. The learning environment is stunning with extensive and beautiful grounds; the school site is comprised of South Lytchett Manor House together with a number of modern extensions including the Arts block and theatre. We pride ourselves on our high standards and positive ethos, the school is popular and highly regarded in the community.

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To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email parkers@lytchett.org.uk.

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