This job expired on 17 July 2024

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    11 July 2024

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5



Working pattern

Part time: This is a term time role and the hours of work will be dependent on the numbers of students wishing to study Guitar.

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What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you looking to work in a vibrant school community?

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and talented peripatetic instrumental teacher of Guitar to start in September 2024 to play an integral role in supporting our students to learn and advance their music skills at all levels.

Salary: Unqualified Teacher Scale, Point 6. Salary is pro-rata for term time and the weekly hours timetabled only. Holiday pay is included. The hours of work will be dependent on the number of students wising to study Guitar. Please see our recruitment pack for details.

The Role

This opportunity would suit a confident and highly motivated practitioner, with a range of musical talents and tastes, who can stimulate young musicians and build on the success of our thriving music department and contribute to its further development.

You will normally have either several years’ experience in classroom teaching with a suitable higher-level qualification and some instrumental specialism or be an instrumental specialist with a music degree and be able to perform at an equivalent standard on your main instrument.

We are looking for:

If you’re someone with specialist knowledge in guitar and you’re passionate about nurturing young talent, we want to hear from you.

We are looking for a reliable and motivational individual who can demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills who can engage and motivate students with a wide repertoire of music.

You will be passionate about music and demonstrate creativity and enthusiasm in the way you teach. Experience working with young people is desirable.

What the school offers its staff

Working at The Burgate School and Sixth Form is stimulating, challenging and fun. Life here is always varied, never dull and infinitely interesting because of our enthusiastic students, who really enjoy being at school.

With our term time contracts, we offer an excellent work life balance, a commitment to training and development and a friendly and supportive working environment. To find out more about us, visit our websitehttps://www.theburgate.com/to get a flavour of our school.

You will also benefit from:

  • A supportive school community with friendly colleagues.
  • A commitment to professional development to support your individual career.
  • Access to the Teacher Pension Scheme.
  • Free onsite parking.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • Child Care Voucher Scheme.
  • A school with fantastic grounds on the edge of the New Forest.

This role offers an exceptional opportunity to the successful candidate. We believe our school is an exceptional place to work, where students and staff share collective values in a happy and successful environment. Every member of our staff team matters, and creativity and innovation are embraced and developed. Our students are a pleasure to work with and we encourage you to come and see this for yourself.

You are advised to submit your applications as soon as possible as, on occasion, we reserve the right to close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date, if we have received sufficient applications that meet the criteria, or a suitable candidate is found. We advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Burgate School & Sixth Form is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. Any offer of a post will be conditional subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Check as well as all other relevant safeguarding/pre-employment checks including the receipt of satisfactory references and medical clearance.

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About The Burgate School and Sixth Form

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1072 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01425 652039

The Burgate School and Sixth Form converted to a Single Academy Trust in May 2011. We are a popular, Hampshire school, situated in expansive grounds on the outskirts of Fordingbridge in Hampshire, providing high quality comprehensive education for children aged between 11 and 18. We enjoy an excellent reputation within the local community for our high standards.

We offer a broad curriculum covering a wide range of subjects at GCSE and A Level which are delivered by a highly qualified and caring team of professional teachers and support staff who are committed to offering the highest quality of education to the students alongside a creative approach to learning that inspires curiosity, builds collaboration, helps develop resilience and encourages flexibility of thought.

Our school vision is that we want every child to enjoy their learning and feel valued for who they are. We believe that Every Burgate Child Matters and we recognise all of our students as individuals, encouraging each to reach their full potential. We have high aspirations for every student and are committed to raising standards of achievement and nurturing a culture of high expectations to drive success for each student in a safe, supportive and friendly environment. We want to support our students in becoming independent learners, as well as confident and responsible young people thereby achieving our motto of Learning for Life.

Arranging a visit to The Burgate School and Sixth Form

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email shewett@burgate.hants.sch.uk.

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