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  • Start date details

    Depending on checks

  • Closing date

    19 October 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    21 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Yes, visa sponsorship available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

Who we are looking for

Someone with a very strong record of professional development

A musician with Grade 8 or above on their first instrument/voice

Experience of conducting instrumental and choral ensembles at a high level

The ability to lead and manage individuals and teams of staff so as to bring out the best in them and the best outcomes for students

Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to inspire confidence, trust and respect amongst staff, students and families

Evidence of leading, supporting and managing others, both individuals and teams, ensuring high quality performance

What the school offers its staff

Salary & Benefits

  • L6-L10 £53,380 - £58,958 per annum
  • Access to Teachers’ Pension Scheme
  • CPD including Senior Leader and Knowledge Development Courses
  • Regional networks of Trust colleagues and access to key leaders in Education
  • Commitment to employee Health and Wellbeing including dedicated Employee Assistance Programme
  • Awards and Recognition Scheme
  • Flexible working patterns
  • Benefits Platform
    • discounts on car leasing
    • holiday discounts
    • cinema tickets
    • restaurant booking discounts
    • Cycle to Work Scheme

Further details about the role

About the role

To be the school’s Curriculum teacher and leader for Music and to be responsible for leading, managing, supporting and monitoring the work of students and teachers in the department.

To be responsible for the school’s music area, nurturing and motivating highly skilled vocal and instrumental teachers, practitioners and students.

To develop a vibrant, aspirational and inclusive programme of co-curricular music which engages large numbers of students and parents/carers.

As a performing musician, to lead by example through setting the highest standards for Malcolm Arnold’ Academy’s musical ensembles.

To support the development of music across Northamptonshire Music Hub and the Trust’s secondary academies through sharing good practice and building productive relationships with academy music teachers and practitioners.

See what it means and feels like to be part of theDRET Way.

This is a full time position

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About Malcolm Arnold Academy

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1404 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01604 778000

Malcolm Arnold Academy is a co-educational secondary school based in Northampton, Northamptonshire, for students aged 11-18. The school takes its name from the legendary composer Sir Malcolm Arnold. Born in Northampton in 1921, he was one of the leading figures in 20th-century classical music and helped to establish the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain.

Arranging a visit to Malcolm Arnold Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email enquiries@malcolmarnoldacademy.co.uk.

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