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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    23 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    18 May 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


What skills and experience we're looking for

n Debden Park High School “leaders have successfully established a school where high aspirations and excellence are the norm, and where pupils and staff enjoy coming to work…. The buzz, enthusiasm and energy from staff at all levels is palpable” Ofsted January 2017

We are looking to appoint an exceptional professional who will join a highly successful, enthusiastic and talented Expressive Arts team and work with us to inspire our students. The role will involve teaching Music with the opportunity to teach Music Technology alongside the Team Leader for Expressive Arts who is a Music specialist. The role would be suitable for an ECT or an experienced teacher looking to join an inspirational team.

Debden Park High School is a heavily oversubscribed Academy that Ofsted judged to be Outstanding in January 2017. We constantly achieve outstanding outcomes for our students. We have a passionate and energetic Expressive Arts team, who thrive on working collaboratively. We are well resourced and dedicated to developing the full potential of our students. The successful candidate will join a Team Leader and driven team and will be someone who is visionary, innovative and committed to moving learning forward in an exciting and active way. Music is a popular choice at KS4 and KS5 and our results are impressive.

What the school offers its staff

Our curriculum is enriched with regular performance opportunities and over 80 students a term taking private instrumental tuition in school. We are a well equipped subject with a fully functioning recording studio and a suite of 30 Apple Macs that are used in lessons at KS3 to KS5. We are part of a family of schools within the Kemnal Academies Trust. Every week staff take part in 2 hours of Debden Minds which is a bespoke CPD programme focusing primarily on the development of teaching & learning.

We provide exceptional career progression for staff, which leads to our Middle and Senior Leadership teams being composed of many teachers who began their career with us. We lead the Essex hub of the TKAT SCITT. For further information, please emaildonna.james@debden-tkat.orgor call 02084181202 or to download an application form visit our websitewww.debdenparkhighschool.org. Closing date: Tuesday 23rd May 2023

Further details about the role

TKAT is committed to inclusion, diversity and equality of opportunity by encouraging and welcoming differences, listening to individual experiences, aspirations and accomplishments and learning how to grow better together. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of any protected characteristic; this includes applicants wishing to work flexibly.

Access to interview -should you be selected and invited to interview please let us know if you require us to adapt the interview environment. If we can accommodate practical workplace adjustments to assist, we will.

Commitment to safeguarding

TKAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment will be subject to the full Safer Recruitment process, including an enhanced disclosure and barring service check.

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About Debden Park High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1044 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
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