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St Paul's Catholic High School Teacher of Music

The Wythenshawe Catholic Academy Trust wishes to appoint a Teacher of Music at Saint Paul's Catholic High School , an expanding 11-16 Voluntary Academy. This position is Permanent, Part Time working 0.6 FTE. Required to start January 2021.

  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: Main to Upper Scale £24,373-£40,490
  • Contract: Part Time Permanent
  • Applications Close: 07 August 2020 12:00
  • Start Date: January 2021
  • NQTs Considered: Yes

Job details

We are looking for an exceptional and inspirational teacher who would be able to support and add expertise to our growing and increasingly successful team of teachers delivering Music to the students of Saint Paul's.

The main duties of the role are:

  • To contribute to the provision of high quality teaching and learning to ensure successful outcomes for all
  • To plan and prepare courses, schemes of work and individual lessons, appropriate to the needs, interests, experience and existing knowledge of students

We can offer the successful candidate:

  • An opportunity to work in a vibrant, happy and welcoming environment characterised by excellent relationships with wonderful students, supportive staff, governors and parents
  • An opportunity to work in a high quality, new build with state of the art classrooms and facilities
  • An opportunity to join a well-established and highly cohesive and supportive staff team led by forward thinking and innovative and creative specialists
  • Excellent career development opportunities with bespoke paid training as and when required
  • Entry into a competitive pension scheme
  • The opportunity to develop skills and interests through extra-curricular activities

The successful candidate will:

  • Be enthusiastic and motivated with a passion for your subject and committed to delivering high standards of teaching and learning
  • Be someone with drive and ambition who will challenge, inspire and motivate our students
  • Be a highly dynamic individual who consistently delivers innovative teaching and where possible has a proven track record of outstanding progress in external examinations
  • Be able to adapt and respond appropriately to challenging situations
  • Be open to new ideas and be committed to working as part of a team
  • Have strong moral and ethical principles and values


Applicants are advised that schools and colleges designated with a religious character in England and Wales are permitted by law to require certain posts to be filled by practising Catholics or individuals who hold a Catholic Certificate in Religious Studies.

Where it is not a requirement of the role to be a practising Catholic, applications are invited from individuals committed to supporting the Catholic ethos of the school.

It is not a requirement of this role to be a practising Catholic and therefore, applications are invited from individuals committed to supporting the Catholic ethos of the school.

Prospective candidates are warmly invited to visit the school and meet with a member of the school's senior leadership team. Please contact Mrs Holland (Headteacher's PA) on 0161 499 0000 or email: headspa@st-paulshigh.netto make arrangements.

Safeguarding information

We are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, younger learners and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment. The above post will be subject to enhanced DBS checks, satisfactory references and will be exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

How to apply - information for applicants

Email your application to: andrea.sweeney@wcatrust.co.uk 

You will need to read the notes to applicants, privacy notice, job description and person specification and disclosure form.  

Please note CV's and agency referrals will not be accepted.

This post is also subject to satisfactory references, proof of right to work in the UK in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 and other pre-employment checks where applicable. 

The Wythenshawe Catholic Academy Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, religion, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, sex and sexual orientation. 

Closing Date: 07 August 2020 12:00

Shortlisting: 10/08/2020

Interviews: 14/08/2020

Please quote vacancy reference - MCC352/4766-66S