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Redborne Upper School

Redborne Upper School

& Community College

Teaching Staff

Redborne Upper School and Community College

Flitwick Road, Ampthill, Bedfordshire  MK45 2NU

Telephone:  01525 404462

NOR: 1,620 (450 Sixth Form) 13 – 18 Mixed Comprehensive

Music Teacher

Main Scale/UPS

 (according to qualifications and experience)

Required September 2018

Full Time

We are seeking to appoint a motivated and enthusiastic teacher to work in our music department.  The department is a vibrant and exciting environment for our students where all students take music lessons in year 9 and we have achieved and maintained 4 option classes per year for music.  We offer both Pearson GCSE and BTEC courses to our students and we have around 40 A-Level music and music technology students.  The department is well resourced with 3 computer rooms and 2 studios as well as several practice rooms.  The department has a dedicated staff of peripatetic teachers who offer instrumental and singing lessons throughout the week.

We provide a wide range of extra-curricular groups including: orchestra, jazz band, windband, choir, boys’ acapella, girls’ acapella, samba band, percussion group, flute group, string group, advanced strings, advanced wind group and guitar group.  We put on regular concerts, gigs, shows and events and are involved with performances in the local community. A-Level students in recent years have gone on to study music at Universities including Oxford, Cambridge, York and Birmingham.  Many of our Music Technology students have also gone on to study at Huddersfield.

If you are interested in the above post, please telephone Lou Ellis (Principal’s P.A.) at the school for further details and an application form; this information is also available in the document below and by using the links to the right. Applications from NQTs and experienced teachers will both be welcome.

All offers of employment are “conditional” until disclosure and barring and qualification checks have been successfully completed and satisfactory references have been received. Redborne is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Closing Date : Tuesday 6th March, 2018

 

Art teacher

Main Scale/UPS

 (according to qualifications and experience)

Required September 2018 to May 2019

Temporary post to cover maternity leave

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and enthusiastic teacher to work in our art department.  The department is a vibrant and exciting environment for our students where all students take art lessons in year 9.  The art department achieves excellent standards at both GCSE and A level and the school offers courses in graphic design as well as fine art.   The department is well resourced with 4 new purpose built art classrooms, one of which is a dedicated A’ level studio space. In addition the department has 2 computer rooms/ art stores.

If you are interested in the above post, please telephone Lou Ellis (Principal’s P.A.) at the school for further details. Applications from NQTs and experienced teachers will both be welcome.

All offers of employment are “conditional” until disclosure and barring and qualification checks have been successfully completed and satisfactory references have been received. Redborne is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Closing Date: Tuesday 6th March, 2018

 

Redborne is a successful school on a spacious and pleasant campus near the market town of Ampthill in Bedfordshire .We achieve excellent examination results with about  three-quarters of students typically gaining Maths and English at grades 9 - 4.  ‘A’ Level results are also very good with over half at ‘A*’, ‘A’ or ‘B’ grades and an overall pass rate of 99.9%. About 80% of the Sixth Form go on to university and each year a number of students get into Oxbridge. The school is well regarded and oversubscribed situated in a very pleasant area of Central Bedfordshire, within easy reach of London. The campus includes a state-of-the-art 400 seat theatre and we have plans for further expansion to take the school to a capacity of 1,750, with 500+ in the sixth form. Redborne is also a National College Support School, a Leading Edge School and has Teaching School Status.

Contact Us

Flitwick Road, Ampthill,
Bedfordshire,
MK45 2NU

01525 404462