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Teacher of Music and Drama - Full-time

Leigh Academy Hugh Christie, Tonbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-5431-279T
  • Posted:02/04/2024
  • Pay:MPS commensurate with experience + TLR
  • Start Date:Easter 2024
  • App Close Date:29/04/2024 at 13:00
  • Interviews:TBC


We know that exceptional Music & Drama practitioners are in high demand which is why we are offering a recruitment and retention bonus of £2,000 for the right candidate (£1,000 payable upon joining, and £1,000 payable after 1 year's service).


We are delighted to have the opportunity to take on a new Teacher Music and Drama who  loves their subject, is eager to engage in research and believes that every student should be given the best chance to succeed. We are looking for a teacher who will bring their own dynamism and positive attitude and become a trusted and valued team member. 

The successful candidate will be, or aspire to be, an excellent classroom practitioner. We are looking for a teacher who is excited by teaching Music in KS3, Drama in KS4 and looking for the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of our students, both in the classroom and as part of the school community. We are also keen to expand Drama into KS5.

We welcome applications from both ECT’s and experienced teachers. 

For further information please contact Mrs Nicki Riddle, Principals’ PA at nicki.riddle@lahughchristie.org.uk or 01732 353544 ext 242.  




Working with us: Hugh Christie School has recently become part of the Leigh Academy Trust and we look forward to exciting times ahead with wonderful opportunities it will bring for our staff and students. Following the academisation, the School will be known as Leigh Academy Hugh Christie. Hugh Christie is a welcoming community with a friendly atmosphere. All staff strive to ensure every child is happy, successful and prepared for adult life.

Click here to view our website and learn more about Leigh Academy Hugh Christie.


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Hugh Christie School

Hugh Christie opened in 1957 as a co-educational school for children of all needs and abilities. Based in Tonbridge with excellent transport links, the school is housed in well maintained buildings on an attractive campus, with excellent facilities.

It is our aim that every child at Hugh Christie is happy, successful and well prepared for adult life. This website provides you with all the important information about how we try to achieve this.

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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.