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Teacher of Music


Are you looking for a great opportunity to work in a top performing school? We are a friendly, dynamic school where staff are valued and rewarded through career progression. Developing staff is important to us and we have an extensive CPD programme. Bishop Douglass Catholic School is a mixed, independent Academy within the Cardinal Hume Academies Trust and is comprised of approximately 1000 students, aged 11 - 18. The school is in pursuit of excellence and in 2023 the GCSE results placed us in the top 3% of schools in the country for our Progress 8 score.

The successful candidate will have access to an exceptionally well-resourced department that offers a 3-year KS3, positive numbers at GCSE and the choice of two pathways at KS5. In addition, the opportunity to provide a wide range of extra-curricular activities is included in the role, with the appointed candidate expected to maintain the department's high profile across the school.

Working closely with a supportive leadership team, the successful candidate will promote a nature of inclusivity in and fondness for the benefits of studying music as part of a broad school curriculum.

What we can offer you: 

• The opportunity to work within a skilled and dedicated team of colleagues that have a proven track record of raising achievement for all

• A wide range of professional development opportunities, including NPQ qualifications

• Experience of working within the Cardinal Hume Academies Trust and working with and sharing good practice across the Trust

• A focus on staff wellbeing by reducing workload by having excellent behaviour systems in place and support with a range of benefits including access to free Education Support.

Visits to the school are warmly welcome. If you would like an informal conversation about this post or would like to visit the school please email your request to the headteachers PA, at schooladmin@bishopdouglass.barnet.sch.uk 

Governors welcome applications from teachers of all faiths who support the school’s ethos.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post will be subject to clearance of an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

For more information about the school please visit our website


Salary & Benefits

MPS Outer London


Bishop Douglass Catholic School
Hamilton Road
N2 0SQ

Supporting documents

Teacher Application Form

Teacher Job Description

Person Specification

Deadline and how to apply

22nd April 2024