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Robert May's School

Teacher of Music and/or Drama

Closing date: 22/04/2021 at 12:00

Job Start Date: September 2021

Contract/Hours: Permanent , Part-time

Key Stage: KS3/KS4

Salary Type: MPR / UPR

Salary Details: MPR / UPR

Hours of Work: Part time up to 0.8 FTE

Suitable for a job share: Yes

Location of Role: Odiham, Hampshire

Contact e-mail address: recruitment@rmays.com

Job/Person Summary

We are seeking to appoint an exceptional and inspiring Teacher of Music and/or Drama who is passionate about their subject and able to make a positive contribution to the learning experiences of our students. Applications from experienced and Newly Qualified Teachers are encouraged and a comprehensive NQT support package would be available if appropriate.

You will be joining a highly successful and forward-thinking department in a growing school, teaching across the age and attainment range at both Key Stage 3 and 4 in an environment where students are well behaved and keen to do well. The successful candidate will be an excellent teacher, with a strong commitment to Music and/or Drama both in and out of the classroom.

We can offer a minimum of 0.4 FTE (2 days a week) but this could be up to 0.8 FTE (4 days a week).

At RMS, we are looking for a teacher who:

In return, we can offer:

Music and Drama are thriving and well-respected departments within the school and local community.  We are well resourced with a wide range of musical instruments and music technology; we have a large range of extra-curricular music clubs including two acapella groups, a Boys’ Choirs and Chamber Choir, Musical Theatre group, Jazz band, Wind ensemble and String orchestra; and offer a wide variety of instrumental lessons with peripatetic teachers delivering instrument tuition each week. The two departments put on a musical production each year with over 150 students taking part. GCSE Music and Drama results are consistently strong and we have a high number of students opting for the subjects.

In 2020, 81% of our students achieved a Grade 4 or higher in both English and Maths. We have high expectations of all our students and are committed to the personal and professional development of our staff.

Robert May’s School, which dates from 1694, is a high attaining and oversubscribed 11-16 Academy school with a distinctive ethos based on the charitable principles of our founder. We are situated in a semi-rural setting in Hampshire, with good rail and road access.

Application Procedure

Should you wish to apply for this post, please see the school website www.rmays.org for an application form and submit your application to recruitment@rmays.com

Please contact Lisa Shackleton, HR Officer on 01256 702700 or email lisa.shackleton@rmays.com for further information.

Safer Recruitment

Robert May’s School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check along with other relevant pre-employment checks.

About us

Address: West Street, Odiham, Hook, Hampshire, RG29 1NA

Telephone: 01256 702700

Website: http://www.rmays.org

Application form