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Music Specialist Teacher

(Job Reference TM/Music)




The Mead Primary School

Closing date:

9.00am on Monday 9th March 2020

Interview date:

27th March 2020

Minimum of 0.7 with capacity for Full Time for a candidate who can teach a wider range of subjects / work across our schools


MPS / UPS (+TLR for a candidate with appropriate experience)

Role overview:

There are more than 500 very good reasons to join us! Our children only get one chance to experience childhood and they have an absolute right to the highest quality of education.

The Mead Academy Trust is made up of three primary schools in Wiltshire: The Mead School and Castle Mead School in Trowbridge and River Mead School in Melksham.  We have a clear focus on continuous improvement to ensure that all of our children achieve the best possible outcomes in all areas of school life.  Each of our schools are individual, and their differences valued.  We strive to develop and protect their character within a supportive and collaborative environment so that each school, teacher and pupil can learn from each other.  The Trust is committed to providing high quality Arts education and The Mead has an outstanding reputation for music, including choirs, specialist music teaching, whole school performances and ensembles.

The successful candidate will teach an exciting and creative music curriculum at The Mead School, and will provide enrichment and extra curricular opportunities for groups, including ensembles and choir.

We would like to hear from you if you:

  • Are a qualified and experienced teacher who is passionate about providing memorable learning opportunities for all children within an innovative, creative and inspiring music curriculum
  • Are dedicated to, and have high expectations of children with a belief that all children can succeed
  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Are innovative, creative and forward thinking, and committed to your own professional development and learning
  • Are committed to raising standards through excellent teaching and learning
  • Are able to work effectively within our hardworking, talented and friendly team
  • Are looking to become part of an inclusive and collaborative academy trust, where there is a rich, engaging curriculum and where individuals are nurtured and valued
  • Keen to share and develop leadership skills and expertise
  • A motivated subject leader, also willing to take a lead in school improvement, who is keen to share and develop leadership skills and expertise

Now is an exciting time to join The Mead Academy Trust.  We are passionate about providing memorable learning opportunities for all children and are looking for confident practitioners who demonstrate outstanding classroom practice.

Our inspirational staff support and encourage each other and have access to outstanding programmes of CPD, which encompass Initial Teaching Training through to Senior Leadership development.

We are looking for energetic, caring and flexible teachers to join our team and in return we will provide:

  • An excellent working environment with access to all the resources you will need to create exceptional learning opportunities; including a dedicated music room, peripatetic teaching room and a superb range of instruments
  • Committed, hardworking and supportive colleagues
  • Opportunities to work and plan collaboratively with experienced colleagues from across The Trust; including another p/t Music Specialist teacher at Castle Mead, a team of peripatetic teachers and a Specialist Art teacher who works across our schools
  • Warm, enthusiastic and friendly children who are keen to learn and deserve the best
  • A clear vision with purpose and values that are supported by all of our staff

The Job Reference for this post is TM/Music.

About the Mead Academy Trust