Full Time / Part-time
UPS / MPS – NQT applications
We are a
highly successful, community mixed comprehensive school with Teaching School
status in a pleasant rural setting only 5 miles from the centre of Cambridge. We currently have around 1800 11-18 pupils on
roll including our sixth form centre that opened in September 2011.
are well motivated, staff morale is excellent and examination results at KS4
are outstanding: in summer 2019 the total grades at 9-7/A*-A were 48%, 9-4/A*-C
were 87% with 83% of pupils achieving at least a grade 4 in English and maths.
At KS5, 30% of pupils achieved A*/A grades. The school has consistently been
rated by Ofsted as Outstanding over very many years; at the last full
inspection we were rated as Outstanding in every measure.
looking for an enthusiastic and well-qualified teacher who is committed to
practical, creative and innovative teaching and who has the skills to deliver
Music and Music Technology from KS3-5. This position
will suit a flexible and well-organised individual with a strong and practical
musical background to teach across the 11-18 age-range up to and including
music A-level and, ideally, music technology A-level. Strong piano/keyboard skills and a working
knowledge of Logic and Sibelius software are highly desirable alongside a commitment
to sustaining and developing the department’s extra-curricular offer.
The Music Department is a flourishing area of the school and a
popular and practical subject with a good take-up at GCSE and A-level. A thriving performing arts culture sees
around a dozen different clubs and ensembles meet weekly including a big band,
orchestra and choir. There is at least
one musical production every year and some of these have previously toured to
the Edinburgh Fringe.
The purpose built accommodation includes two large practical
rooms, a suite of 9 practice rooms and a dedicated Music ICT teaching room
equipped with Mac computers. There is a
separate performing arts studio and recording studio for 6th form
teaching. The department has its own
established team of instrumental teachers.
For further details and an application form please visit our
If you would like to see an overview of the whole school including
the Music department please go to: www.combertonvc.org/about-us/open-evening.php.
apply for this position please submit a completed application form and covering
letter (consisting of no more than 2 sides of A4 when printed) to HR Assistant
on firstname.lastname@example.org via email by 9am
on Friday, 7th October 2022.
to be held on Thursday 13th October 2022
note that we do not accept CVs.
Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of
children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this
commitment. Successful candidates will
be subject to an enhanced DBS check, barred list check and a medical
To apply for this position please submit a completed application form and covering letter (consisting of no more than 2 sides of A4 when printed) to HR Assistant on email@example.com via email by 9am on Friday, 7th October 2022.
Please note that we do not accept CVs.