This job expired on 28 June 2023

  • Closing date

    28 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    5 June 2023

Job details

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Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

United Learning Pay Scales (ECT, PT or EPT – depending on experience). TLR available for the right candidate.

Music Teacher job summary

Welcome to The Cornerstone Academy, a small, friendly secondary school that believes that high quality education lies at the heart of its community.

Students at the academy enjoy coming to school and want to do well. This ethos has been accomplished through a shared belief, by both staff and students, in high expectations, positive relationships, and enthusiasm in teaching and learning. Here at The Cornerstone Academy, we believe that all students deserve the opportunity to reach their full potential, regardless of their background. Through constant support and challenge, we achieve this aim.

People often say, after their first visit, how distinctive the academy is, how pioneering we are and yet also how our care and compassion clearly permeates through everything we do. Imagine then, how transformative that environment is for the children who study and grow into adults here.

This is an exciting time to join The Cornerstone Academy. You will have the opportunity to work with a staff team that is supportive, professional and dedicated to providing the best for our students. The academy is expanding in student numbers, and this has led to increased opportunities for staff and students. If you share our ambition of providing the very best teaching and learning and you are seeking an exciting, challenging and rewarding career, we encourage you to apply for this role.

The Role:

Are you an outstanding Music Teacher looking for an opportunity to join a dedicated and professional team? Or maybe you are an ECT looking to start your teaching career in a great school and fantastic location. If so, come and join our community.

As a Music Teacher, you will be responsible for securing the standard of learning and achievement of all students within this subject. Music at The Cornerstone Academy is taught to KS3 with a KS4 option. The music rooms are superb and offer a great practical learning environment.

Key Information:

  • Required for September 2023
  • Location: Poole Dorset, BH15 4BQ
  • United Learning Pay Scales (ECT, PT or EPT – depending on experience). TLR available for the right candidate.
  • Please see application pack for full details
  • Contact Samantha Arnold on arnolds@cornerstoneacademy.org.uk if you have any enquiries regarding this post or would like to visit the academy.
  • Closing Date: Wednesday 28th June - 12pm (noon)
  • Interview date: Tuesday 4th July

Please be available for interview in the week detailed above; you will be advised by close of play on Wednesday 28th June if you have been successfully shortlisted.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About The Cornerstone Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
600 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

School location

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