This job expired on 19 April 2023

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    19 April 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    22 March 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5



Working pattern

Full time: Full Time

Contract type


Pay scale

Teachers Pay Scale

Additional allowances

TLR £3,017

What skills and experience we're looking for

If you are an inspirational and exceptional music teacher with the values that make us all Proud to Belong to QKS and you have the ability to take a leading role in in the development of the department as well as our extensive wider curriculum, events and performances then we look forward receiving your application.

What the school offers its staff

Our facilities are excellent with a purpose-built music suite with numerous practice rooms, a dance studio and two bespoke drama studios. Annually the department perform a whole school musical in January and a KS3 show in the summer term. There are termly concerts and a wide range of extra-curricular clubs. Last year we launched QKS Music School where musicians come together and create a band. They perform termly to audiences. We are looking to expand and grow this provision. Outcomes in all three disciplines are very strong with post-16 qualifications being offered in all areas.

Further details about the role

  • Teach, lead and oversee the implementation of the Music curriculum within the Performing Arts department up to and including KS5 (this may include supporting non-specialists at KS3) ·
  • Coordinate and assist the running of departmental performances, concerts and events throughout the year
  • Continue to develop the high profile of Performing Arts within the school and local community
  • Lead QKS Music School
  • Assist the Head of Department deliver the vision for Performing Arts
  • Assist in monitoring and evaluating the work of the department to ensure consistently high quality teaching, learning and assessment
  • Manage all peripatetic staff

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 Queen Katherine School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
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School size
950 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Phone number
01539 743900

School location

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