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  • Job start date

    17 April 2023

  • Closing date

    3 February 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    18 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - Until July 2023, in the first instance, dependant on leave taken.

Pay scale

MPS1 to UPS3

What skills and experience we're looking for

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Teacher of Music to join our dynamic Expressive Arts department, on a temporary basis to cover maternity leave for the summer term (Easter 2023 to 31 July 2023, in the first instance). An excellent knowledge and understanding of the subject is essential. You must possess the skills and determination to make a significant difference to the lives of our students and share our single goal of ‘students first’.

Outwood Academy Portland, seeks applications from outstanding applicants with integrity, imagination and energy for this rewarding role.

The music department within the Expressive Arts faculty at Outwood Academy Portland is very well resourced and offers a range of instruments and music technology. Lessons are centred around practical performance from years 7 through to 13 and students achieve excellent outcomes. The music teachers are also well supported by a team of peripatetic colleagues providing individual instrument lessons and a range of showcase performance opportunities throughout the year.

What the school offers its staff

Being part of Outwood Grange Academies Trust means that all staff have access to excellent opportunities for professional development at all levels, with scope to build a career across a range of schools. There is an opportunity for subject specific CPD and in school support to ensure that quality teaching and learning leads to outstanding outcomes for all students. We believe that all teaching and support staff posts at our Academy are key posts in terms of supporting student success and achievement across a broad range of subjects and experiences. As such we are keen to recruit a dedicated and ambitious professional who will add value to our Academy in both academic terms and through involvement in the fabric of learning and success beyond the classroom.

OGAT are proud to be a part of the National Institute of Teaching (NIoT) hosting its North and East campus at Outwood Academy Redcar and Outwood Academy Adwick. The NIoT identifies best practice in education, in order to develop cutting-edge, evidence-based teacher training and professional development programmes. OGAT colleagues will benefit from the work of the institute, which draws on the expertise of some of the most outstanding school leaders in education today.

Commitment to safeguarding

Outwood Grange Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments are made in accordance with safer recruitment practices and the statutory guidance in Keeping Children Safe in Education. Online checks will be carried out on all shortlisted candidates, and all appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check, satisfactory references and checks regarding suitability to work with children.

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About Outwood Academy Portland

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1621 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01909 471010

We are proud that Outwood Academy Portland is rated Outstanding by Ofsted and we are delighted to be based in the large friendly town of Worksop, near Sheffield and Nottingham. We are a welcoming and supportive academy, with a relentless determination to provide the very best education for every child. We place students at the centre of everything we do, with a focus on creating a culture of success and a positive climate for learning. The Academy became part of the Outwood Family of Schools in 2012 and as a member of the Outwood Family we believe in putting Students First, raising standards and transforming lives. OGAT are proud to be a part of the National Institute of Teaching (NIoT) hosting it’s North and East campus as Outwood Academy Redcar and Outwood Academy Adwick. The NIoT identifies best practice in education, in order to develop cutting-edge, evidence-based teacher training and professional development programmes. OGAT colleagues will benefit from the work of the institute, which draws on the expertise of some of the most outstanding school leaders in education today. You can find out more about the NIoT and the programmes we offer, which have been designed to fit around the pressures of school life, follow us on twitter: @NatInstTeaching

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