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Music Teacher

Education - School


Elms Bank

Elms Bank Specialist Arts College
Ripon Avenue, Whitefield, Manchester, M45 8PJ

Require for September 2019.

Elms Bank is an outstanding generic secondary special school for pupils aged 11-19. The Governors are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and enthusiastic full-time music teacher who can join a team of professionals working with a range of complex needs including profound and multiple learning difficulties and autism.  Experience of working with pupils with special educational needs is essential. We are looking for an outstanding teacher who will demonstrate a high level of commitment to these special young people.


The salary for this post is Teachers Pay Range £23,720 to £39,406 plus 1 SEN £2,149 per annum.


Ofsted November 2014
“Teaching is outstanding and has a very strong impact on students’ learning and progress over time.”


We are looking for colleagues who:

·       will provide excellent learning opportunities and engage our pupils

·       will be able to inspire confidence in meeting the needs of our pupils

·       will be highly  motivated and will contribute to team working and team building

·       will be able to take advantage of the professional learning opportunities we can offer

·       will be able to teach outstanding lessons


The post is particularly suitable for outstanding teachers who have experience of teaching pupils working below National Curriculum level 4. Teachers would be expected to demonstrate that they are competent in using a range of teaching strategies to engage and develop pupils’ understanding to ensure that they reach their full potential.


Applications from both primary and secondary trained teachers are welcome. You will be part of an excellent team and will be given extensive support to develop to your full potential both in this role and beyond. NQTs are invited to apply for this post.


Unqualified candidates interested in applying for this post may apply if they can fulfil the following criterion:

  • Have HLTA accreditation and have experience working with pupils with a high level of challenge. If you are appointed to the post as an instructor you will be employed as an Instructor for 2019/20 and will be employed as an unqualified teacher under School Teachers Pay & Conditions 2016.

Applicants are welcome to visit the school, please telephone Georgina Barnett, HR Administrator to arrange an appointment.


Employees of Elms Bank Specialist Arts College have a responsibility for, and must be committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and for ensuring that they are protected from harm.

Appointment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Application forms are available here and returnable to Mrs O Langley-Sadler, Head of School, Elms Bank Specialist Arts College, Ripon Avenue, Whitefield, Manchester M45 8PJ by 9am on Tuesday 23rd April 2019.


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application deadline

12 00 pm

23rd Apr 2019

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