14 days remaining to apply

  • Application deadline

    1 November 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    12 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Suitable for early career teachers
Working pattern
Will consider full time, part time
This role could be part time for a Music Teacher, with full time available, dependent on the second teaching subject.
Contract type
Fixed term (Two terms)
Teacher Pay Scales will apply.

Job summary

We are seeking to appoint a part time teacher of Music, with the option of full time, dependent on the second teaching subject, until the end of the academic year 2021/22.

The Music Department at Westcliff High School for Boys (WHSB) has been a high performing Department for many years. We have had consistently outstanding results in GCSE and Advanced Level Music. Currently there are 13 students studying the subject in the Sixth Form and 69 pupils studying the GCSE course in Years 10 and 11.

The School is extremely proud of the Music Department’s extra-curricular provision. There are a large number of clubs and ensembles that meet regularly, including the Concert Band, Jazz Band, String Ensemble, Brass Ensemble and Treble Choir. The School Calendar features many musical events, including termly Chamber Recitals and the popular ‘Festival of Lessons and Carols’ featuring the large School Choir. The Big Band performs jazz, funk and pop music at two popular annual events, while the School’s symphony orchestra, the Westcliff Sinfonia, performs a full concert of professional repertoire each term. A musical performance is given in Assembly once a week, and hymns are also sung twice weekly in Assembly. The Department regularly runs trips to see concerts, opera and musical theatre in London.

The Department’s programme of instrumental tuition is popular and there are currently over 180 pupils taking lessons on instruments from the bassoon to the organ. The department has a number of Music Scholars, who are selected by audition each year.

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Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
1277 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01702 475443

About Westcliff High School for Boys Academy

Westcliff High School for Boys is an Academy Grammar School located in Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex.

At WHSB we continue to hold dear our values and traditions whilst fostering academic excellence and a dynamism which allow us to provide a twenty-first century world class education.

Our record of outstanding success is reflected in our outstanding A Level and GCSE results and we are committed to providing the highest standards in all aspects of our provision for pupils.

We currently have around 870 boys on roll in Years 7 to 11, and 330 students in our mixed Sixth Form.

Arranging a visit to Westcliff High School for Boys Academy

Please contact Mrs D Holley (PA to the Headmaster) on 01702 475443 to arrange a visit to the School.

School location

Kenilworth Gardens, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, SS0 0BP

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