11 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    3 May 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    26 March 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Main or Upper Pay Scale

What skills and experience we're looking for

Rye College is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, energetic and adaptable Part-Time Teacher of Music, who can demonstrate excellent subject knowledge and team working, to join our highly motivated team. We are driven by a pursuit of high academic standards regardless of background and a desire for all students to experience an exceptional education. We are open to applications from experienced teachers or ambitious newcomers. Experience teaching music GCSE and A-level is essential, experience teaching Music Technology is desirable.

Our ideal candidate will:

  • Be an excellent Teacher of Music;

  • Have a love of the subject and desire and ability to convey this to students;

  • Be enthusiastic and open to innovation;

  • Possess effective communication skills and be emotionally intelligent;

  • Possess effective ICT skills and be open to new uses of technology in the workplace;

  • Be committed to extra-curricular activities including lunch and after-school clubs;

  • Be committed to continuing professional learning;

  • Have integrity, optimism and a good sense of humour;

  • Hold a good honours degree along with fully qualified teacher status.

What the school offers its staff

In return, we offer:

  • A happy community committed to the professional development of all colleagues;

  • A distinctive local context ensuring we place inclusivity at the heart of all we do;

  • A skilled and experienced team of teachers and other professionals;

  • A motivated leadership team leading rapid improvement to the students’ life chances;

  • A college in which the students are enthusiastic, engaging and thoughtful.

Rye College is committed to safeguarding the young people in our care and we expect all our staff to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

As an employee of the Aquinas Church of England Education Trust you are required to have regard to the character of the Trust and its foundation and to undertake not to do anything in any way contrary to the interests of the foundation.

Commitment to safeguarding

Rye College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all colleagues and volunteers to share this commitment. We have a number of policies and procedures in place that contribute to our safeguarding commitment, including our 'Child Protection Policy' which can be viewed in the 'Policies' section of our website.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to hrassistant@ryecollege.co.uk

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About Rye College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
569 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01797222545

Our mission is to 'create bright futures for all'.

With this in mind, we work hard to ensure that every child is happy and well supported on their educational journey with us. We want every child to grow and flourish in our care.

Our college is set in the attractive heart of 1066 country and is a place where students feel safe and have space to learn. We pride ourselves on being a close knit community where students are known as individuals and where their talents are nurtured.

We are part of a family of schools that serve the young people of Rye from two to sixteen years of age, truly making us a 'local community college'. We are driven by a pursuit of high academic standards regardless of start points and a desire for all students to experience an exceptional education.

Our aim is to challenge every learner to exceed their own expectations of themselves; create a can-do culture and the resilience to excel; include all members of our community through shared endeavour; and nurture diverse skills, talents and abilities whilst celebrating excellence.

Since November 2018, Rye College has been part of Aquinas - an educational trust of eleven schools in the south-east; we believe our students will benefit enormously from our shared ambition to excel. We are proud to be working together with Aquinas to build on our reputation for supporting students in realising their potential and going on to lead fruitful and productive lives.

We look forward to leading Rye College on the next exciting stage of our development.

Arranging a visit to Rye College

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hrassistant@ryecollege.co.uk.

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