Teacher of Music - Westborough High School

Secondary Schools
Westborough High School
Full Time
Stockhill St, Dewsbury WF13 2JE

Salary: MPS/UPS – TLR available depending on experience

Required September 2020   

Westborough High School is a caring, vibrant and happy learning community. We value all our staff and work together to make a difference to children’s lives.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an inspirational teacher of Music to join our school. The position would be suitable for an NQT or as an opportunity for career development as a lead teacher. 

You will be joining a successful and well-established Creative Arts team and are warmly welcome to a Zoom call with our Team Leader of Creative Arts to discuss the role in more detail. 

Westborough has a strong and stable staffing platform and can develop staff whatever their career stage. Applications are welcomed from newly qualified teachers, as well as those with more experience.  


The Ofsted inspection in 2017 designated the school as good, recognising that the ‘pace of improvement is rapid.’ Ofsted also commented on the ‘real community culture in the school.’ The school has a reputation for good educational standards, firm discipline and a caring ethos which focuses on the development of individuals. 

Applications are welcomed from candidates who: 

  • Consistently deliver highly effective lessons in your subject area
  • Have experience of developing effective teaching resources and strategies
  • Have the skills and energy to inspire, lead and motivate others 

As a valued member of our team we can offer: 

  • Clear and shared values and expectations
  • A commitment to tailored professional development
  • A stimulating work environment
  • An experienced, highly committed and support leadership team 

If you want to work with us on our journey to excellence, then we would like to hear from you. 

The closing date for applications to be returned is 9.00 a.m. on Monday 25 May 2020

N.B. virtual interviews via Zoom are likely to take place on Thursday 28 May 2020. 

For further details please contact Fiona Sharp, PA to the Headteacher on 07586 915305 or email fsharp@w-h-s.org.uk 

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post will require an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

25 May 2020, 9:00 AM

This job is subject to an enhanced DBS check.  A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process.

This vacancy is closed to applications.