4 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    6 March 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    9 February 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

M1-M6

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you: • Committed to inspiring and motivating students?

  • A team player and strong communicator?
  • Enthusiastic and optimistic in wanting the very best for each student?
  • Dedicated to your own professional development and growth?

We are seeking a well-qualified and enthusiastic music graduate, to grow and enhance our performing arts team. The successful candidate will be expected to teach music to KS3 and 4. Current ITT candidates are welcome to apply.

What the school offers its staff

Swanshurst is an ‘Outstanding School’ for girls with over 1900 students on roll aged 11-19 years. We offer excellent support and CPD for staff at all stages of their career.

‘Swanshurst School has been a great environment for my first term as an ECT. The support I have received from my department and the mentoring team has been amazing and is ongoing. I could not wish for a better place to spend the first of hopefully many years of teaching.’ (ECT)

Ofsted (2017) found pupils at Swanshurst to be “happy, well cared for and that they secure excellent academic and personal outcomes” they described the girls as “polite, respectful and courteous”. Needless to say, we are incredibly proud of them and of all our staff who contribute to the “purposeful learning culture within the school that characterises the work of staff and pupils.”

For further details and an application form please contact us at recruitment@swanshurst.org. Applicants requesting an online application form must also submit a signed copy of their application either at the point of being called for interview or as soon as possible after the closing date. Please submit all completed applications to recruitment@swanshurst.org.

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role. Swanshurst School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS clearance and pre-employment checks in accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education.

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 recruitment@swanshurst.org

Visas cannot be sponsored.
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About Swanshurst School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
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School size
1866 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Phone number
0121 464 2400

Swanshurst is an ‘Outstanding School’ for girls with over 1900 students on roll, aged 11-19 years. We offer excellent support and CPD for staff at all stages of their careers, including the full range of leadership NPQs.
Ofsted (2017) found pupils at Swanshurst to be “happy, well cared for and that they secure excellent academic and personal outcomes” they described the girls as “polite, respectful and courteous”. Needles to say, we are incredibly proud of them and of all our staff who contribute to the “purposeful learning culture within the school that characterises the work of staff and pupils”

Arranging a visit to Swanshurst School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@swanshurst.org.

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