Are you a graduate?  Would you like to train and gain qualified teacher status in Music?

We are offering Music graduates the opportunity for a fully funded, salaried, alternative route to qualified teacher status that takes place over 1 or 2 years depending upon the route you take.  The first year will be spent introducing you to teaching in the classroom, learning the ‘tools of the trade’ and observing outstanding practitioners.  After successful completion of the first year candidates can progress to the school direct ITT programme within the school.  Bursaries of up to £9,000 are available for applications in Music (subject to conditions).  Contracts will initially be offered on a 1 year temporary basis and you will be based at Clifton Community School.   The job role will consist of:

  • Teaching a number of lessons and learning the tools of the trade
  • Specialist mentor sessions and training on teaching pedagogy
  • Access to an outstanding programme of continuing professional development across the multi academy trust
  • Opportunities for significant career development

Working at Clifton Community School in Rotherham you would benefit from the opportunities offered by a large and successful family of schools.  The Multi-Academy trust runs a number of schools in Rotherham including Wickersley School & Sports College and Rawmarsh Community School.  Clifton is a thriving, multi-cultural, 11-16 school of 800 students, which was rebuilt in 2005.  It is a school with high expectations and a student centred focus.  Clifton is a school with a clear improvement strategy for continuing to raise attainment and is working towards becoming a good and then outstanding school.

Closing date:  Noon on Friday 9th November 2018

Application forms are available by email from – or by ringing 01709 515005 – you may also download the application information from our website at

In line with our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students, the appointment will be subject to an enhanced criminal record check and satisfactory references.

Clifton Application Form

Clifton Community School Information