Part time (or full time with second subject)
The role of Teacher of Music offers the opportunity to join a dynamic and innovative department focused on delivering excellent lessons for all students we serve helping them to achieve excellent results and progress.
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to teach Music from KS3 through to KS5. We offer Edexcel GCSE Music and BTEC Music Performance at Level 3. We are also proud of our extra-curricular work and, along with the Drama department, produce a full scale musical each year. The department is keen to take up performance opportunities for our students in the local area and as such have performed as part of the Eton Carol Service in St. George’s Chapel, and at Slough Town Football Stadium over recent years. The successful candidate should be willing to support the extra-curricular work we do within music.
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a highly motivated learning community of 1000 students (including 214 in the Sixth Form) where we have a deep rooted belief in professional development, in exchange for hard work and a commitment to the school, we will ensure that you are prepared for the next stage in your teaching career.
Recently designated “Outstanding” (Section 48) in November 2018 St Joseph’s is a school where “pupils make outstanding progress“. St Joseph’s is well known for being a great school to teach in, where the students are highly aspirational. We were judged ‘Good’ by Ofsted in January 2016 and in a further short inspection in December 2018 where consequently we’re expecting a further full inspection to assess our suitability for ‘Outstanding’. In 2016 the school was described as having a ‘deep seated conviction and moral purpose that all pupils have the right to an excellent education which drives a very positive culture in the school’. Our recent progress 8 score from 2016 to 2019 has been +0.6 +0.6 and +0.43 which places us regularly in the top 10% of schools nationally. We believe in professional development; In exchange for hard work and a commitment to the school, we will ensure that you are prepared for the next stage in your teaching career.
St Joseph’s is a successful over-subscribed and growing Catholic Secondary School within easy reach of both the M4 and M40 motorways.
Please download an application pack from our website or telephone the school for more information.
You are welcome to visit the school and have a tour at a time convenient to all.
Please apply on the school's website by clicking on the apply button.
Closting date: 12pm, Monday 19 April 2021
The school is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of the children. The school complies with the DBS Code of Practice in regard to criminal record information, and will not discriminate unfairly against any applicant on the basis of a conviction or other information revealed. A copy of the school’s child protection policy is available on request.
All members of staff will require an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and this is a condition of employment at the school.