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  • Expected start date

    24 May 2021

  • Application deadline

    10 May 2021 at 12:00 pm

  • Date listed

    4 May 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern
Part-time only
Contract type
Fixed term (Initially for 2 terms of maternity cover)
Main Pay Range

Job summary

Thornden School would like to appoint an inspirational and innovative Teacher of Music to cover a period of maternity leave for 4 days a week (not Wednesdays), initially for two terms. The Music department is a very successful department, following the Eduqas (WJEC) exam syllabus for GCSE, and seeking to make music accessible, enjoyable, and educational for all. In class, students are encouraged to perform, compose and listen to a wide range of musical styles from across the world. In addition to teaching music notation to lower school students, the department widely use electronic keyboards in our teaching, as well as percussion instruments, and computers linked to MIDI keyboards. We also use Mixcraft for recording and editing work in our specialist music block. At GCSE level, students are taught the core skills of performing, composing, listening and appraising in a practical and fully integrated manner.

Applying for the job

If you wish to apply for this role, please review our full Job Description and Person Specification, and complete our Teaching application form. These documents can all be downloaded from our website at https://www.thornden.hants.sch.uk/joining-us/vacancies/.

Completed application forms can be emailed to hr@hispmat.org or submitted by post to HR Officer, HISP MAT, Thornden School, Winchester Road, Chandlers Ford, Eastleigh, Hampshire, SO53 2DW.

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
1473 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact email

About Thornden School

Thornden School is part of the HISP Multi Academy Trust, which was formed in January 2020. As a MAT, we aim to ensure that our schools have strong and talented leadership staff, who turn will young people are each MAT access excellent education, support wider opportunities. an oversubscribed, outstanding school serving Chandler’s Ford surrounding area with just over 1470 students on roll. We ambitious ethos based high expectations for all. Our proud their academic achievements, having belief own success ability succeed continues beyond percentage excelling at local colleges then further higher education. In results 2019, 90% achieved 5 or more 9-4 grades including English Maths 54% Baccalaureate. value added performance 0.65 2019 puts top league tables Hampshire. had anticipated even better outcomes busy dynamic focus developing whole child. vibrant performing arts department encourages embrace rich cultural education traditional subjects. Alongside formal curriculum provision, offer wide range extra-curricular opportunities sporting clubs teams, author visits, Duke Edinburgh Award trips within UK abroad. firmly believe by engaging encouraging enjoyment inspire them learn achieve therefore helping develop into fully contributing happy members community. also leads large successful Teaching alliance Centred Initial Teacher Training programme Research School.

School location

Winchester Road, Eastleigh, Hampshire, SO53 2DW

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