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Job Vacancies - Music Teacher Posts at The Westgate School and Purbrook Park School

Hi Everyone,

I would be grateful if you could help spread the word with colleagues about two great posts currently at The Westgate School and Purbrook Park School.

Please see details below. Any questions that might arise please refer to Paul Mills at The Westgate School ( and Lisa Barge at Purbrook Park School (

Purbrook Park School, in Waterlooville, is looking for a teacher of music with good music technology skills. Open to NQTs. The Headteacher will definitely be extending the deadline for potential applicants:

The teaching is for maternity cover starting in January, including both GCSE and Music Technology. The post will continue, with the teacher having responsibility for teaching KS4 Music Technology.

The Westgate School

Music Teacher

Maternity Cover

Part Time or Full Time (Fixed Term)

Suitable for MPR/UPR

To start January 1st 2021 until August 31st 2021 or December 31st 2021 (tbc)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated professional to join our very successful Visual and Performing Arts Faculty, as a Music teacher. We are particularly proud of the exceptional progress our pupils make and are looking for a talented practitioner to join our team. The successful candidate will hold qualified teacher status for teaching up to GCSE level Music, be a team player and passionate about the teaching of Music.

The Westgate School has a strong academic tradition where pupils excel because of the exceptional partnership for learning that exists between pupils and adults in our school community.

Key attributes:

  • To be passionate about enabling all pupils to make good progress in Music;

  • To be able to support the team in reviewing the curriculum;

  • To help develop new initiatives and pedagogies which will continue to improve the teaching and learning in Music;

  • To actively participate in our culture of learning from each other and sharing good practice;

  • To promote Music by celebrating pupils’ success, organising enrichment activities (such as taking a lead in our extra-curricular Music activities and productions) and promoting exceptional behaviour for learning.

The Westgate School and Hampshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect 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 a Disclosure and barring Check as well as other relevant pre-employment checks.

The Westgate School has a Health & Fitness Suite and an on-site, full time day nursery (0-5 years)

available to staff.

Job Description and Application forms can be obtained from and please send completed application forms to the HR Officer on

Closing Date: 16th October (midday)

Interview Date: 22nd October

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