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Teacher of Music

Required for September 2024
Full time, permanent (part time considered)

Blacon High School – More than a school

This is an exciting prospect for a talented and inspirational Teacher of Music, to join a thriving department within this very successful 11-16 secondary school. You will have the energy and enthusiasm to work with young people to achieve their full potential, to make a difference to their lives and act as a role model. The ability to teach piano is desirable.

The post would suit an outstanding teacher who is committed to teaching at the highest standard and raising aspirations and achievements of our students. Evidence of achieving successful outcomes at KS4 is desirable, although ECTs will be considered for the post.

Applicants should demonstrate good interpersonal skills, initiative and resilience, and most importantly, the passion to make a difference and a firm belief that there are no limits to what our students can achieve.

Blacon High School prides itself on being relentless in its desire to provide outstanding learning opportunities, and the successful candidate will join a well-established team. In September 2016 we moved into a new state of the art building and a further extension was completed in September 2021 due to the school being oversubscribed for the 4th year. This has enabled the school to grow from 600 to 750 students.

Further information relating to this role can be found in the accompanying job description and person specification and by visiting the School website at For an informal discussion, or to arrange a visit please contact Mrs Rachel Hudson, Headteacher on 01244 371475.

Please apply using the online application form from the Cheshire West and Chester Council website or; CVs will not be accepted. Application queries to

Blacon High School is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure will be sought for the successful candidate in accordance with Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment in Education legislation.

Closing date for applications: Monday 20th May 2024, noon
Please note that interviews for this post will take place on Wednesday 22nd May 2024