Music Teacher

Warden Park School, Haywards Heath, West Sussex


Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subject Music
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,370 to £41,858

Job summary

Full time, required from Easter 2020
(fixed term maternity cover until May half term 2021)

Pay scale:SLT1-9 (Teachers Main Payscale equivalent) currently £24,370-£41,858 per annum.

Applications from NQTs are most welcome.

Are you passionate about Music? Do you want to work with driven and well-motivated students? We are seeking an innovative and enthusiastic teacher of Music to join our highly successful team. We are well resourced and have a focus on staff development and training. The successful candidate would join a strong and vibrant department. We welcome you to come and visit our school and meet the team.

The successful candidate will:

• be an enthusiastic practitioner of Music;
• have strength in composition and performance, preferably with experience as a piano accompanist and singer;
• have outstanding interpersonal skills;
• be relentless in their commitment to the success of all those that they teach
• be a team player who thrives on working collaboratively with colleagues

If you are looking for a role that will challenge and test your skillset and you would like to be considered for this post, please download an application pack (available on our website Please email your completed application form and covering letter to as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact Shirley Batchelor, by email ( or telephone 01444 476556.

Warden Park Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and to the equality of opportunity and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants will be subject to a full Disclosure and Barring Service check before appointment is confirmed along with other relevant employment checks.

Please note: We advise applying promptly for this post as we reserve the right to close and interview early if sufficient suitable applications have been received.

Closing Date: Monday 9th March 10.00am

Essential educational requirements

Relevant degree

Essential qualifications


Essential skills and experience

•A passion for teaching their subject with a strong vision of how to engage students in their learning and a record of success.
•Excellent subject knowledge and understanding of pedagogy in the curriculum area .
•The ability to motivate, enthuse and inspire colleagues and students, and win the confidence of colleagues, parents and other stakeholders.
•The ability to think strategically with imagination, vision, creativity and originality to improve outcomes for students.
•Experience of planning, monitoring and evaluating an area of a schools work.
•An understanding on how data can be used to support student progress and meet ambitious curriculum area and Academy outcomes.
•Well developed emotional intelligence and the ability to get people on board easily.
•Experience in developing colleagues e.g. through mentoring, coaching or providing CPD.
•A positive attitude, flexible approach and excellent communication skills.

Employee benefits

Training, CPD, TLR payments, ample free parking, free refreshments, free Employee Assistance Programme, Teachers Pension

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1479 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Warden Park School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email

About Warden Park School

School location

Broad Street, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH17 5DP