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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    30 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    19 June 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5



Working pattern

Full time: FTE: 100%

Contract type


Pay scale

Teacher Main Scale/Upper Pay Scale (£31,350.00- £47,839.00 per annum)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking a dynamic and passionate Music Teacher to join our thriving educational community. This is a unique opportunity to work across three of our secondary schools: Brentwood County High School, St Clere's School, and Thames Park Secondary School.

As a Music Teacher, you will play a pivotal role in inspiring a love for music in our students. You will work full time on a fortnightly rotation, spending 4 days at Brentwood County High School, 3 days at Thames Park Secondary School, and 3 days at St Clere's School. Your role will involve teaching across Key Stages 3, 4, and 5 preparing students for both GCSE and A-Level examinations and contributing to extra-curricular music activities.

You will be working alongside experienced Head of Departments and supportive Senior Leadership Teams (SLT), fostering a collaborative and nurturing environment. This is a wonderful opportunity for a passionate musician interested in educating our future musicians to make a meaningful impact and join a vibrant community.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver high-quality music lessons that engage and motivate students.
  • Develop and implement a curriculum that caters to diverse learning needs.
  • Foster a positive learning environment that encourages student participation and creativity.
  • Organise and lead school concerts, performances, and other musical events.
  • Collaborate with colleagues across the three schools to share best practices and resources.
  • Contribute to the wider school community through involvement in extracurricular activities.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Proven experience teaching Music at secondary school level.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage a varied workload.
  • A passion for Music and the ability to inspire and motivate students.

We welcome applications from experienced qualified teachers (holding QTS or QTLS), early career teachers, or unqualified teachers committed to gaining qualified teacher status.

What the school offers its staff

Our schools offer well-equipped classrooms, practice rooms, and access to drama studios.

Thames Park Secondary School also benefits from a theatre-style auditorium, with integrated modern music technology, including the use of DJ decks and up-to-date music software to enrich students' learning experiences.

Travel expenses from the lead school will be reimbursed, ensuring you can focus on delivering exceptional education without financial concern.

Osborne Co-operative Academy Trust is a Multi-Academy Trust, with twelve member schools within Essex. All schools in the Trust work in equal partnership and are members of the schools’ Co-operative Society. Our Co-operative Values focus on enabling all students to achieve their potential both academically and as young people. 

What the schools can offer:  

  • Recognition of continuous service
  • Automatic enrolment into the National Teacher Pension Scheme
  • Excellent CPD opportunities
  • Career progression throughout the Trust, with the ability to progress in other schools
  • The support of an experienced family of schools
  • National Conditions of Service
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Programme
  • Excellent behaviour management policy to support all staff
  • Wider support network for all staff including managing workloads and work-life balance

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 Brentwood County High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1109 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
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Secondary school in Brentwood, part of the Osborne Co-operative Academy Trust.

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