Teacher of Academic Music (full-time/part-time)


Bedford School

Job summary

Bedford School
Job Role:
Classroom teaching
Contract Type:
Part Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Required for September 2022 or January 2023

We are seeking an inspirational, creative and enthusiastic musician to join the Music Department team as Teacher of Academic Music at Bedford School for September 2022 or January 2023. The primary role will be to teach curriculum Music to boys from Y7-13. This role would be suitable for a part time (0.45) Teacher of Music although we are happy to consider a full-time role for candidates who are able to make a full contribution to the school’s rich musical and other co-curricular programme and/or teach a second subject.

We are happy to hear from applicants seeking a full-time or part-time (0.45) role.

This role would be suitable for an experienced teacher, ECT or unqualified teacher. We are experienced in supporting unqualified teachers to take their first role within the profession, with a reduced timetable of teaching, high levels of support and opportunities for formal initial teacher training.

Full-time teachers at Bedford are also expected to play a full part in the extensive co-curricular programme and be a Tutor attached to a boarding or day house. 

We welcome applications from all Music specialists, and from all backgrounds, to provide good role models for our global students.

Bedford School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Offers of appointment are subject to satisfactory references and DBS clearance. Short-listed candidates will be invited to the school for interview on the advertised date.

The selection process will involve a lesson observation, tour of the school and interviews. The Director of Music Mr Jonathan Sanders would be happy to talk to prospective applicants and can be contacted through the main school reception on 01234 362200 or by email jsanders@bedfordschool.org.uk.

Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date and Bedford School reserves the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made. Applicants are therefore encouraged to apply early.

Closing date: Thursday 30th June (9.00am)

Interview dates: Monday 4th to Wednesday 6th July 2022

Further details about the role and a link to our recruitment portal, where you can apply using our online application form, can be found on our website by clicking the apply button above.

The Harpur Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references and other checks.

Bedford School is part of The Harpur Trust.

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