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  • Start date details

    1st January 2025 or earlier

  • Closing date

    17 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    3 June 2024

Job details

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5



Working pattern

Full time, part time: Full Time (Part Time may be considered, please specify on the application form)

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you a passionate, hardworking and focused teacher who understands how to build a culture and ethos that promotes excellence, equality and high expectations of all pupils? Do you believe that you can secure outstanding outcomes for all students in a safe, vibrant, and happy school? Are you passionate about Music and making this accessible to all students? Can you work collaboratively and lead a strong company of actors as a musical director? If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you.

What the role involves in a nutshell:

    • To deliver high quality curriculum provision through effective teaching and learning of Music, delivering Pearson Edexcel BTEC in Music
    • To carry out the professional duties of a qualified teacher as identified in the DfE Teachers’ Standards
    • Plan work in accordance with the curriculum area programmes of study to ensure progress and the personalised learning needs of every student.
    • Set appropriate and demanding expectations for students’ learning, motivation, and presentation of work.
    • Develop and maintain excellent professional relationships with students and parents, including keeping parents informed of pupil progress
    • Set high expectations for student behaviour to create a purposeful working atmosphere and a safe and respectful classroom environment that supports the learning of all pupils.
For further information, please see the Job Pack below.


Could we be a good fit for each other? If you’d like a chat about the role, or have any questions, then we’d be delighted to hear from you. Please contact Carrie Burbidge our Personal Assistant to the Senior Leadership Team via c.burbidge@ryburn.tlt.school

If you’re ready to apply, please complete our application form and return it to recruitment@tlt.school by the deadline.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, we would encourage you to submit your application as early as possible.


We are committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. All staff and volunteers are expected to behave in a way that supports this commitment and are subject to an enhanced DBS check. Please be aware that it is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. If you are shortlisted for interview, we will undertake an online public search in line with guidance from the Department for Education and Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023.

What the school offers its staff

What will you get in return?

This is a fantastic opportunity to work as part of a dedicated friendly team under the direction and with the support of the Department Head and Head of School at Ryburn Valley High School.

You will also benefit from fantastic support from the central Trust team, the school improvement team, and your fellow leaders of the other schools in the trust. With expertise on hand to support you in areas such as curriculum design, you’re free to do what you do best at this wonderful school. At Ryburn Valley you’ll find a strong foundation where you can make a real difference to the lives of up to 1500 children and young people and our local community.


  • Automatic enrolment to the Teacher Pension Fund
  • Staff development through appraisal and CPD
  • Collaboration with Trust colleagues in similar roles
  • Free Parking
  • Free onsite Gym
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme
  • Regular well being activities
  • Regular social activities and sport

If our school sounds like a place in which you could really make a difference, then we’d love to hear from you.

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 Ryburn Valley High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1658 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

School location

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