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Teacher of Music

We are seeking to appoint an ambitious, creative and inspiring teacher or NQT with energy, enthusiasm and a love of Music to teach across the age levels, from 11-18, including A level, and to prepare students for Music at university/Music College. This is permanent full-time position. This is a wonderful opportunity to join a highly regarded and successful team who work hard to enthuse our students, instil high standards, and provide them with the opportunity to fulfil their potential. The talent and achievement of our musical students is recognised in our local community and beyond, and Music is a popular subject at GCSE and A level which also offers the opportunity to participate in many extra-curricular opportunities. The Department benefits from excellent resources including four good practice rooms, a Recording Studio, and exceptional music software.

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Closing Date: 9am on Monday 18 May 2020






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Safeguarding Statement:

The Gryphon School has an absolute commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The School follows the national and Dorset policies and procedures for child protection and security and the interview will include questions about safeguarding children. Current and/or previous employers will be contacted through references as part of the verification process pre-appointment checks if the applicant is short listed. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.

The Gryphon School is committed to equal opportunities and positively encourages applications from all sections of the community.



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