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Peripatetic Vocal/Singing Teacher

Part Time

Peripatetic Vocal/Singing Teacher


Required from September 2024

Would you like to join a high performing, ambitious secondary school well known for exemplary behaviour and conduct? Chulmleigh Community College is a school where teachers focus upon high quality teaching and high standards. The college has enjoyed some of the best results in the region over the last 9 years and is heavily oversubscribed. In 2023 our Progress 8 Figure of +0.72 places us in the top 10% of schools nationally.

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and inspirational peripatetic Teacher of Singing to join our Expressive Arts department. You would coordinate and work alongside our thriving music department.  We are currently able to offer one day a week during the school term and there is the potential this may increase.

The Expressive Arts Department work collaboratively to offer the very best creative and performance experiences for our pupils. Collaboration with Music and Drama was most recently seen in an outstanding Year 10 performance at the Shakespeare in Schools festival at the Barnfield Theatre Exeter.

Chulmleigh College aims to encourage as many pupils as possible to participate in music, with opportunities for all pupils to attend lunch time music activities and perform at regular concerts.  Moreover, 20% of pupils are engaged with either music or singing.  Pupils enjoy the benefits of well-equipped music classrooms and practice rooms which are available for use by peripatetic teachers to deliver a full range of instrumental and singing lessons.

The successful candidate will be expected to plan their own weekly timetable for each half term period, taking into account the availability of pupils. Main duties will include preparing pupils for music exams and performances. The role will involve completion of all administrative tasks required. The College offers financial support for Pupil Premium children in order that all pupils can access this provision, should they wish to. The postholder will liaise with parents regarding payment.

Pupils make exceptional progress at the school. Please see information available at School and College Data Performance Website The successful candidate will work alongside a committed and professional team to further enhance the excellent opportunities available to all our pupils.

We are committed to promoting equality of opportunity and access for all, irrespective of age, background, race, gender, religion, ability, disability, or sexuality. We welcome applications for employment from the whole community.

Further information, including a job description and application form, are available in the attachments section below. Completed application forms to be emailed to by 10 am on 26 June 2024.  All applications will be acknowledged.

As employers, we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and in that regard, we have appropriate policies and procedures.  All staff undertake a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and interviews will include questions about safeguarding children.

In line with Government guidance, we may carry out online searches against shortlisted applicants’ names as part of our due diligence checks.

Closing date: 10 am on 26 June 2024

Interview Date: 4 July 2024