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Teacher of Music - Full-time/Part-time

Wilmington Grammar School for Boys, Wilmington

  • Ref:KCC886-5403-214T
  • Posted:16/04/2024
  • Pay:MPS / UPS
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:10/05/2024 at 11:00
  • Interviews:Shortly after closing



Job Title  

Teacher of Music



Wilmington Grammar School for boys is seeking to appoint an imaginative, dedicated and forward thinking Music Teacher. Our Music Department plays a special part in leading and promoting the overall ethos and vision of the school and it aims to be the forefront of its success. We deliver a broad curriculum which seeks to develop a love for music and a culture of public performance.

This is an exciting opportunity for the ideal candidate who will be passionate about Music and how this can be taught in an inspiring way to maximise a love for the subject. We are looking for someone who can have a positive impact in teaching, learning and curriculum excellence. We are particularly keen to attract candidates who are early in their teaching careers and are looking to develop their craft and knowledge in a very supportive environment. 

Our ideal candidate will:

  • A passion for Music and an understanding of how to enthuse others
  • Some experience in teaching classroom Music at different Key Stages with a good curriculum knowledge and understanding of GCSE and A-Level Music requirements
  • A willingness and determination to promote a love of Music beyond the classroom
  • A willingness to contribute to the school’s diverse extra-curricular programme including concerts and school productions

 Please read the attached job description and person specification for more information on this role.

Career with Endeavour MAT - what we can offer you:

As well as offering you a competitive salary with pay progression opportunities, you will also be working in a brand-new purpose-built setting with great facilities and with a team of talented, engaged and motivated colleagues. Our common values of respect, integrity, determination, equality of opportunity and self-management help instil a strong work ethic among staff and students alike and our supportive culture provides what many of our existing staff describe as a ‘family feel’ within our Trust.

Application Process:

The deadline for applications is 12 noon on Friday 10th May 2024, with interviews expected to take place shortly afterwards. 

Early applications are encouraged as eligible candidates may be invited to the interview stage on a rolling basis and we may appoint before the stated closing date.

Information about the school

Wilmington Grammar School for Boys (often referred to as WGSB) is an extremely considerate school with a wonderful learning environment and atmosphere.

The key focus for ensuring our students gain the best possible education is to provide them with the highest quality teaching within the best learning environments. Continually developing the quality of their teaching and pedagogy is the number one priority for all our staff. The schools senior leadership team prioritises their attention to supporting what is happening day by day in the classroom and there is a relentless focus on continually raising standards and expectations which is equally endorsed and monitored by the schools governing body. The staff and students continually rise to the challenge.

The school is comparatively small with a six form entry in Y7/8 and a five form entry in Y9-11 with a total number of students on roll measuring approximately 1050 including an expanding joint Sixth Form with Wilmington Grammar School for Girls (WGSG). The school’s size and embedded ethos of care and support is the key feature of its reputation in the local community.

WGSB is a member of the Endeavour MAT family of schools, which pride themselves on setting consistently high expectations, securing outstanding outcomes and delivering exceptional standards of teaching and learning for all. Our students are encouraged to develop resilience and are supported to become innovative and thoughtful problem solvers via the Endeavour mindset programme.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Emma Edwards
  • Address:Common Lane, Wilmington, Kent, DA2 7DA
  • Telephone: 01322
  • Email: eedwards@wgsb.co.uk


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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 Education.