Trainee Teacher - Music

Frome Community College, Frome, Somerset, BA11 2HQ

This job expired on 1 July 2022

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    1 July 2022 at 8:00am

  • Date listed

    21 June 2022

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UQT SCP-1 £18,419 per annum

Trainee Teacher - Music job summary

Trainee Teacher – Music

Start Date: September 2022
Salary: UQT SCP-1 £18,419 per annum

We have an exciting and rare position for a Music graduate to join our vibrant music department as an Apprentice Teacher. This is a new post to support increased student uptake in Music. There are currently over 90 students studying GCSE Music and A Level Music Technology, with a history of fantastic results. The department has a wide range of extra-curricular clubs including Choir, String Group, Percussion Ensemble, Ukulele Orchestra and Music Tech Club as well as regular performances throughout the academic year.

There is a strong ethos of performance at the college through musicals, concerts, busking and virtual events. We have many composers, bands and soloists regularly practicing, recording, and performing daily within the department.

Music is well supported at Frome College as seen through our excellent facilities and resources:

• First classroom with a dedicated performance stage with full PA system and digital mixing desk.
• A second classroom equipped with 24 Apple Macs all equipped with Logic Pro X.
• Well-equipped 16 channel studio with three live rooms attached, including purpose-built vocal booth.
• 4 additional practise rooms and separate music office.

The apprenticeship is being run in partnership with Coventry University where the successful candidate will receive on the job training and mentoring as well as remote lecturing and mentorship from Coventry University. The apprentice upon completion of the course will receive a Post Graduate Certificate of Education (PGCE) and Qualified Teaching Status (QTS).

• Must have a degree level qualification in Music (BA or BMUS)
• Must be willing to participate in concerts and events throughout the year
• Have a positive mind set and willingness to learn
• Be able to communicate in a kind and professional manner with students
• Be a skilled musician that can demonstrate excellent subject knowledge
• Willingness to contribute to the extra-curricular activities offered within the department

We offer the successful candidate:
• opportunity to be part of a strong community and supportive workforce
• supportive induction programme and CPD opportunities
• free parking
• onsite catering and nursery
• ‘My Staff Shop’ benefits – including Cycle to Work scheme
• discounted access to leisure centre including gym and pool (located next to the college)

Closing date: Friday 1st July (8am), Interviews will take place w/c 4th July

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About Frome Community College

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 13 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1213 pupils enrolled
Age range
13 to 18
Contact phone number
01373 465353

Frome College is a successful, vibrant and forward thinking 13 - 19 Upper School with approx. 1100 - 1200 students. It is a fast moving school undergoing exciting and rapid regeneration. We are based on a stunning campus in easy reach of Bath and Bristol. Frome town itself is a cultured town with many restaurants, 2 theatres (one of which is on site) the renowned Sunday market and a cinema.

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