This job expired on 26 May 2023

  • Start date details

    Candidates are to apply ASAP for an Easter start (17/4/23). For a September start, please could candidates apply by 26/5/23

  • Closing date

    26 May 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    7 February 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3

Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - We wish to appoint an enthusiastic full-time Teacher of Music and Drama who is able to teach KS3 to join our team. The successful candidate will provide stimulating lessons to students, setting challenges across all abilities and be able to work well as a team and contribute towards extra-curricular activities.

Contract type


Pay scale

M1 to UPS3

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are deeply committed to the emotional and professional well-being and development of all our staff with the added benefits of peer coaching and a supportive CPD system, family friendly policies, on-site parking and a range of well-being initiatives.

To be successful at Desborough College you will:

  • Teach to a high standard at GCSE
  • Be passionate about learning and teaching
  • Have high expectations of all students
  • Go above and beyond to ensure students make great progress
  • Be relentless in ensuring exceptional outcomes for all our students
  • Be committed and hard-working

What the school offers its staff

In return we will offer you:

  • A school with enthusiastic students who want to succeed
  • An incredibly supportive group of colleagues
  • A personalised CPD and peer coaching programme to provide first-rate preparation towards promotion
  • A two-week October half-term
  • The chance to perform on a wide stage through our proud membership of the Pioneer Educational Trust

We are an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status or pregnancy and maternity. We undertake to make “reasonable adjustments” to a job or workplace and counteract any disadvantages a disabled person may face.

We are proud to be a Flexible Working Ambassador School for the Department of Education and are happy to discuss any flexible working requests with you.

Commitment to safeguarding

Desborough College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. This post is subject to satisfactory references, Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check (previously CRB check), and evidence of essential qualifications and proof of legal working in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996.
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About Desborough College

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

Desborough College is an all-boys (with girls in the 6th form), comprehensive school in Maidenhead, characterised by excellent pastoral care and an ever-growing Widening Horizons programme of extra-curricular activities. We enjoy a diverse community who are proud to be inclusive and welcoming and our staff body have high expectations in terms of behaviour and attitudes as well as striving to achieve excellent outcomes for our students.

Arranging a visit to Desborough College

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email nicolahumphries@desborough-college.net.

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