St Cuthbert’s Catholic High School, Gretna Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE15 7PX

Teacher of Music

Please note that in all cases written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers BEFORE the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise



Full time

£25,714 - £41,604 (M1 – UPS3)

St Cuthbert's Catholic High School is part of the Bishop Bewick Catholic Education Trust. You will be employed by the Board of Trustees and will not be an employee of Newcastle City Council.

St Cuthbert's Catholic High School

Gretna Road

Newcastle upon Tyne

NE15 7PX

Required from 1st January 2023

St Cuthbert’s Catholic High School is seeking to appoint an inspirational and dynamic teacher of Music who has the ability to engage and enthuse pupils with a passion for the subject. This is an excellent opportunity to develop within a committed and supportive team led by the Head of Music. We currently offer Edexcel GCSE and AQA A Level Music.

The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic musician and an expert in their field, having the ability to inspire in a way to maximise participation and outcomes, whilst both instilling and developing lifelong passions for the subject in our pupils. For this role, you will need excellent subject knowledge and experience in delivering successful ensembles and pupil outcomes. The ability to extend pupils’ engagement beyond the classroom, through co-curricular activities would be essential and proficient piano skills are desirable. Above all, we are looking for someone who will help our boys become better men, leading by example, raising their aspirations and achievement and showing them the importance of studying and respecting the relevance of music within the context of the modern world.

This is an opportunity to join a well-established and aspirational department in an all-boys Catholic School that has enjoyed a reputation as a centre of educational excellence for over one hundred years. We welcome applications from newly qualified, ECT and experienced Music teachers alike.

Application forms and further information are available by following the link on our website for submission by 9.00 am Thursday 29th September 2022.

Applications may be sent electronically or in hard copy to:

Human Resources

St Cuthbert’s Catholic High School

Gretna Road

Newcastle upon Tyne

NE15 7PX

or by email:

Applications will be acknowledged by email. Interview date is Wednesday 5th October 2022.

St Cuthbert’s is first and foremost a Catholic school. Applicants are not required to be practising Catholics but are expected to support and promote the school’s Catholic vision, mission and values.

If you do not hear from us you may assume that your application has not been successful.

The Governors of St Cuthbert’s Catholic High School, the Trustees of the Bishop Bewick Trust and the Diocese are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young persons. The successful candidate will be required to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). In accordance with Keeping Children Safe in education 2022, an online search will be completed for shortlisted candidates.

St Cuthbert’s Catholic High School is a member of the Bishop Bewick Catholic Education Trust. The Bishop Bewick Catholic Education Trust, is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales. Company Registration No. 7841435. It is an apostolate of the Roman Catholic Church under the episcopal jurisdiction of the Bishop of Hexham & Newcastle. Registered Office: Fenham Hall Drive, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 9YH


Closing date:

29 September 2022

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