Contract Type: Full Time
Teaching Assistant
Job Start Date: 2019-09-02
Salary: Main Pay Scale
School Type:
School Size: 1001-2000
School Age Range: 11-16
Pupil Gender: Mixed
Address: West Road, Spondon, Derby, Derbyshire, DE21 7BT
Ofsted Ranking: Good 2


A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join the dynamic staff team at West Park School in September 2019.

West Park is an 11 – 16 school based in Spondon with 1350 pupils currently on roll. The school prides itself on exceptional pupil achievement, dynamic teaching and learning and excellent behaviour and engagement. We have a committed and talented staff team who work cohesively to get the best for all of our pupils. The pupils themselves are focussed, polite, and positive and determined to take full advantage of the range of opportunities provided to them. West Park is rapidly becoming the school of choice for parents in Derby.

We have a vacancy for a full time Music teacher who can inspire our pupils and help them enjoy the subject. The Music Department is a vibrant and progressive hub equipped with a range of instruments and a class set of Apple Mac computers in large and spacious classrooms. We are committed to appointing only the most inspirational teachers. Our teachers routinely deliver great lessons, which are well planned, challenging, innovative and active for our pupils. The successful applicants must be prepared to share their practice with colleagues and fully contribute to our in-house programme of continuing professional development.

Applications are welcome from experienced teachers or NQTs. Visits to the school are encouraged to enable you to savour the unique atmosphere. Please call 01332 662337 or email for an appointment.

Further details about the post are available from the following link. Application forms (Teachers) should be completed and submitted online at together with a CV and supporting letter.

Further information about the school and the post is available on the school’s website at:

Closing date for applications 9am Wednesday 2nd May 2019

Full child protection procedures are followed in the appointment of staff to our school, and an enhanced DBS check will be required.

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