This job expired on 11 June 2023

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    11 June 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    20 May 2023

Job details

Job role

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

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4



Working pattern

Full time: Full Time Teaching Position with Head of Music responsibilities

Contract type


Pay scale

£29,344 - £44,919 FTE per annum

Additional allowances

TLR 2B Currently £5,019

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding, innovative and inspirational teacher with the passion and enthusiasm to fulfil a key role in the school as Head of Music for September 2023. This post would suit somebody looking to make the move into a head of department responsibility with the support of an established head of faculty, or someone with head of music experience. The key is that you are enthusiastic and capable of contributing to a highly effective and supportive teaching team. Music is very popular and over subscribed GCSE option, and we are looking for someone with the enthusiasm to continue its success.

What the school offers its staff

Weydon School is a large, ambitious and outstanding school in an unspoilt area of Surrey within easy reach of London. We are the Lead School for the Weydon Multi Academy Trust, comprising of ourselves, Woolmer Hill School, The Ridgeway School, The Abbey School, Rodborough, Park and Farnham Heath End School. The close proximity of these schools allows lots of opportunities for staff collaboration.

The Times frequently rates Weydon School in the top 10 across the UK for 11-16 schools, and achievements in Music are exceptional. Creative Arts at Weydon is found in the purpose built medici building. The Medici theatre is a 250-seater theatre for concerts and productions as well as drama lessons, drama is well-resourced and has an exceptional reputation throughout the school and local area. Our recent Celebration of Creative Arts, showcased the exceptional students both past and present. It has been said that we have grammar school outcomes and independent sector facilities; our ongoing and recent successes clearly demonstrate this.

In 2022, 90% of Music students achieved 4-9, 83% achieved 5-9 and 32% achieved 7-9. Colleagues and the leadership team are highly supportive. Students are respectful and responsive, and are proud to uphold the strong values of the school. If you join us, you will benefit from our extensive CPD programme organised in conjunction with our teaching school.

Commitment to safeguarding

Weydon School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment. All appointments are subject to safer recruitment procedures and an enhanced DBS check.

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About Weydon School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1643 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01252 725 052

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

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