Music Teacher

St Polycarps Catholic Primary School (Farnham)
Farnham, Surrey
Contract Type
Part Time
Start Date
1st September 2023
4th June 2023 11:59 PM
Contract Type
Job ID
Job Reference
Start Date
1st September 2023
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1340853

We are looking for an outstanding Music Teacher to join our team from 1st September 2023.

St Polycarp’s Catholic Primary School is a two form entry school, serving a rich and diverse community. We are located in Farnham close to the town centre, train station and lots of green space! We have a well established reputation for providing excellent education and for developing a love of learning, creativity, independence and are ambitious for all. We are a vibrant, happy community where the Gospel values form the basis of our ethos and teaching, helping children to face challenges with confidence and resilience. We are seeking to appoint an exceptional music teacher who is forward thinking, creative and excited about learning. We welcome any potential applicants into the school for a coffee to discuss the role further, please contact the school office to arrange a time. Applications are warmly welcome from Catholic and Non-Catholic teachers.

We are looking for an exceptional music teacher for EYFS/KS1/KS2:

• Demonstrate the drive to promote successful learning and raise standards for all pupils.

• To raise the standards and champion quality music experiences so that music is valued and fully integrated in school.

• To plan and teach music lessons for each class from Year R to Year 6.

• To plan and teach singing to groups including choirs, in assemblies to create and support performance opportunities for children.

• To plan alongside the class teachers for musical performances/productions.

• To identify gifted and talented, musical pupils and set up music opportunities for them.

• To co-ordinate planning sessions with class teachers and art co-ordinator to ensure that music is integrated into our curriculum and where possible links across the curriculum.

• Be inspirational, dynamic and forward thinking to maximise learning potential of all.

• Have high expectations of themselves and the children they work with.

• Have the skills to work as part of a team as well as through their own initiative.

• Be committed to the school’s ethos and to all aspects of school life.

• Be sympathetic to the aims and ethos of the Catholic Church.

We can offer:

• Welcoming and friendly staff with a supportive, dynamic, experienced and forward-thinking leadership team

• Children we are proud of and who are eager to learn

• Opportunities for career development and a commitment to supporting future leaders through personal development such as the relevant NPQ qualification, and training as part of the Xavier MAT

• Bespoke facilities, which include a large tree lined playing field, a multi-use games area, two playgrounds, two halls, trim trails and a new IT suite.

• Staff to support the inclusive nature of our school, which include a SENDCo, ELSA, S&L support and a team of loyal and skilled LSAs

Contract Type: Part Time (52/100) and Permanent Salary: Main Pay range

To apply:

Visits to the school prior to application are very welcome, please contact the school office to organise a tour. Centrally located to good transport routes, the school is a five minute walk from Farnham train station. Applications should be received by 9pm on Sunday 4th June 2023 and interviews will be held on Wednesday 7th June 2023.

St Polycarp’s Catholic Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share their commitment. All posts are subject to pre-employment checks, pre-interview references and an enhanced DBS check.


Safeguarding Statement:

This School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The Successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.
St Polycarps Catholic Primary School (Farnham)

St Polycarps Catholic Primary School (Farnham)

Part of Xavier Catholic Education Trust

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