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Teacher of Music - Full-time

Sackville School, Hildenborough

  • Ref:KCC886-6058-64T
  • Posted:11/09/2023
  • Pay:Competitive Salary
  • Start Date:Immediate start available or January 2024
  • App Close Date:12/10/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:To be confirmed


We are seeking a passionate and dedicated Music Teacher to join our team of exceptional educators. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in music education, a love for teaching, and the ability to create engaging and dynamic music lessons.

About the Role and You

As the Music Teacher at Sackville School, you will play a pivotal role in nurturing our students’ musical talents, fostering their creativity and instilling a lifelong appreciation for music. You will be responsible for teaching various aspects of music (including theory, history, composition, and performance) to students of all skill levels.

What are we looking for?

We are looking for someone who:

  • Holds a degree in Music or a relevant field.
  • Holds Qualified Teacher Status.
  • Has proficiency in one or more musical instruments and vocal techniques.
  • Has strong knowledge of music theory, history, and various musical genres.
  • Has patience, creativity, and a passion for teaching music.
  • Has the ability to adapt teaching methods to accommodate diverse learning styles.
  • Has experience with music software and technology is desirable.

Why Work at Sackville School?

  • Attractive staff remuneration package.
  • Access to a collaborative learning community.
  • Coaching development.
  • Reduced class sizes allowing you to focus on teaching and learning.
  • Excellent pastoral care and development.
  • Refer a friend scheme with a financial reward.
  • Wellness programme.
  • Attractive life assurance package (three times your annual salary).
  • Free lunch.
  • Mentorship programme.

To find out more about this role, including a job description, please visit our website at https://www.sackvilleschool.co.uk/vacancies/music-teacher 

Information about the school

Sackville School provides an inspirational mainstream education for boys and girls from 11 years of age through to Sixth Form. Our pupils leave extremely well prepared for the next stage of their life whether it is work, university or an apprenticeship. As a private school with traditional values and affordable fees, we aim to make individualised education accessible to as many people as possible.

You will help drive our school into the future, promoting our caring ethos and outstanding results by discovering the right way for each child in your care to reach their potential. Our commitment to small class sizes means that our students experience a highly personalised learning environment and the security of being part of a tightly knit community. It also enables the staff to know all students as individuals and ensure that each student is supported and encouraged to reach their individual potential. We are a learning community committed to excellence in all that we do, to achieve the best possible outcome for all our students.

We are incredibly proud of our latest excellent Independent Schools Inspectorate Inspection report of January 2020 (which can be found on our website at www.sackvilleschool.co.uk) and CReSTeD inpection report.

Do you have the passion to roll-up your sleeves and get stuck-in to every aspect of our school? If you can honestly say yes to this question, we would like to meet you.

Sackville School is part of the leading academic group, Alpha Schools. Alpha is recognised within the education field as an established and award-winning network of independent schools from across the country. Strong collaboration across the group builds opportunities for our pupils and staff as we work together to offer a high-quality education within a stimulating environment.

Please note that CVs are welcome but will not be considered without a completed Sackville application form.

We reserve the right to close advertisements early if a suitable candidate is found.

No Recruitment Agencies please.

Sackville School is committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and it expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment and undertake safeguarding training.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Melanie Monaghan (Head's PA)
  • Address:Tonbridge Road, Hildenborough, Kent, TN11 9HN
  • Telephone: 01732 838888
  • Email: office@sackvilleschool.com
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.