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Music Teacher

🕑 Mon-Wed. Full Time would be considered. Term time only.

💰 Up to UPS3

💰 SEN Allowance (£2,539 p.a.)

☔ Teachers Pension

🚗 Free on-site parking

🌮 Free food when working directly with pupils

⌛ 31/05/2024

Teacher of Music


Monday-Wednesday – Term Time only / Full time Mon-Fri would be considered.

Salary: Dependent on experience; Up to UPS3 + SEN Allowance of £2,539.00 p.a.

Free on-site parking.

Free lunches.

Use of on-site gym

Teachers Pension (subject to terms and conditions)

Farney Close is a mixed independent residential special school for children aged 9 -18 who are in receipt of an EHCP because they experience a range of special needs including social, emotional and mental health needs, Specific Learning Difficulties such as Autistic Spectrum Conditions, ADHD, Dyslexia or a range of cognitive and processing needs.

Situated on the A272 and the A23 intersection at Bolney, West Sussex, the school has an established and very successful reputation, achieving numerous outstanding and good Ofsted inspection judgements for educational and care provisions over the last decade.

The successful candidate will be an outstanding, inclusive practitioner with recent experience of teaching Key Stage 2, 3 or 4. Responsible to the Head of Education, the Music Teacher will have responsibility for devising and teaching a fun, initiative curriculum and assessing and reporting pupil progress.

They will have experience of safeguarding systems; high expectations of their pupils and a proven ability to use positive behaviour management strategies effectively to support pupils with challenging behaviour.

They will also have a passion for working with children and have a perseverance to make a difference to them and their future. Applicants will need to be flexible in their approach to ensure that they meet the individual needs of the young people at our school.

This role is subject to receipt of good employment references, health clearance and an enhanced DBS check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Candidates are invited to apply for this role by completing our Employment Application Form which can be found on our website, or by contacting Vanessa Cowle, HR Officer at

Role to start in September 2024

You are welcome to visit us prior to submission of your application. Please contact James Mills – Head of Education on to arrange this.

Applicants invited to attend interview will be subject to online checks. They will also be required to complete a self disclosure form and be provided with information about the filtering of criminal offences.

You are encouraged to submit your application as soon as possible as there may be occasions where we will close a vacancy and interview once sufficient applications have been received.

Farney Close School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and communicates a clear framework to employees. Safeguarding is a key aspect of every role and all staff must have read and be fully aware of the school’s Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy.

Farney Close School is an equal opportunities employer.

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