Music Teacher – Part Time 0.5


Blackheath High School

Job summary

Blackheath High School
Job Role:
Classroom teaching, Instrumental or vocal teaching
Contract Type:
Part Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Required from: September 2021 (or sooner)

Contract term: Permanent

Hours: Part-time 0.5

This is an exciting opportunity for a well-qualified and passionate Music Teacher to join a thriving and successful Music Department within an exceptional school.

The ideal candidate would be a subject specialist in Music who is able to contribute to the planning and delivery of lessons up to GCSE and A Level, and who could help with the future development of the department and deliver part of the co-curricular programme. The ability to teach specialist Music from KS3 to KS5 is essential.

If you can demonstrate equal passion for Music and working with young students and can contribute to our wide ranging co-curricular programme we would be delighted to hear from you.

Music at Blackheath High School

Music is a popular and successful subject at Blackheath High School. We firmly believe all our lessons should be inclusive and the breadth of curriculum allows students to experience a variety of genres. There is a wide range of co-curricular clubs from Vocalise to Samba Band. This allows students to explore different instruments and styles. 

About the School 

Rated “excellent” in our most recent ISI Inspection (2014), Blackheath High School is a dynamic and innovative school where co-curricular activities are valued, pastoral care is strong and achievement is high.

Blackheath High School is fortunate to be part of the Girls’ Day School Trust group of schools, with a long history of educating a rich social and cultural blend of students, thus reflecting the cosmopolitan character of London itself. Our ethos is aspirational, outward-looking and inclusive. We are fortunate to be located on the edge of the stunning Heath and within easy reach of historic Greenwich and Canary Wharf.

Salary is in accordance with GDST national scale (according to qualifications and experience), higher than the maintained sector salary scale. Other benefits include a laptop, iPad, staff discount for own daughters and an interest-free season ticket loan. 

There are many good reasons to work with us. Blackheath High School has a real sense of community, and you’ll be part of it. You’ll be part, too, of the wider GDST family and you’ll be in the company of some of the best and brightest people in independent education. We also offer a variety of benefits, such as:

  • Competitive salaries and pay progression
  • Access to extensive professional development opportunities
  • Training grants for qualifications
  • Generous pension schemes
  • Free life assurance benefit
  • A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools
  • Childcare vouchers, interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans
  • A Cycle to Work scheme
  • Competitive terms and conditions of employment

For further details and an application form please click the apply button or contact Sharon Read at

Applications must be received by: 17 May 2021 at 12 noon.

Interviews will take place on: 21 May 2021.

The GDST is committed to diversity, inclusion and real change: a family where every individual is valued, respected and included.

We are committed to the safeguarding of children and child protection screening will apply to this post.

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