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  • Start date details

    April 2023

  • Closing date

    3 February 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    14 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - Up to 1 year

Full-time equivalent salary

MPR (£28,000 - £38,810 per annum) or UPR

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for an exceptional candidate to join our excellent Performing Arts team to teach Music to cover a maternity leave.

Performing Arts are an important part of our curriculum and children enjoy and engage really well in these subjects, with lessons in Music, Dance and Drama from Year 7. We also embrace the extracurricular element of the subject areas with performances and visits to theatres and concerts. Our subject area is well resourced with an excellent curriculum and is supported by an excellent team leader. Music is a popular subject area with GCSE and Vocational Options.

The successful candidate will be innovative, creative and enthusiastic with a determination to achieve the highest outcomes, have an incisive understanding of teaching and learning and the ability to reflect and challenge.

What the school offers its staff

Professional development opportunities are plentiful and we are working hard to be innovative around workload- we want you to have a balanced life and enjoy working with our children! We are able to support an ECT/ECT2 and have an excellent track record of professional growth for new teachers. Equally we would also be keen to support a more experienced colleague and can offer development opportunities for career growth.

Castle Manor Academy aims to be the inspiration for the individuals within its community. The willingness to take risks, to be innovative and creative are the attributes we wish to develop in everyone. We have a strong set of values and we care. Teaching and Learning is at the heart of all we do and permeates our culture. We are part of the Unity Schools Partnership with other secondary, primary and special schools and have a strong history of effective staff development and training.

We are located 20 miles from Cambridge and Bury St Edmunds.

Commitment to safeguarding

Unity Schools Partnership is committed to safer recruitment, equal opportunities, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required.

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About Castle Manor Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
712 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01440 705501

Arranging a visit to Castle Manor Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email vwhitcombe@castlemanor.org.uk.

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