Head of Music

Archbishop Tenison's CofE High School, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 5JQ

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  • Application deadline

    7 July 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    8 June 2022

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MPS including Outer London Allowance plus TLR 2C (£7,008.00)

Head of Music job summary

Head of Music

Required for: January 2023 (or sooner)
Contract: Permanent
Salary: MPS including Outer London Allowance plus TLR 2C (£7,008.00)
Interview Date: tbc

We are seeking an experienced and talented qualified teacher of Music to join our high performing Music department. The department is lively and offers a varied timetable.

The candidate will be required to -
 Teach Music from Years 7 to 13
 Lead and organise the School Carol Service, Spring Showcase, Informal Concert and Founders Day Performances
 Lead extra-curricular activities
 Continue to recruit new instrumentalists in KS3
 Continue to revitalise the choirs and orchestra following the impact of Covid.
 Continue to develop use of new Music facilities, Music studio and teaching spaces, including 17 Apple Mac computers which currently run Sibelius 7 and Logic 9.
 Be responsible for liaising with all visiting peripatetic instrumental staff
 Lead and provide musical accompaniment at assemblies and services
 Be part of a school with strong traditions and wide-ranging extra-curricular activities
 Develop professionally and personally in a secure, but lively atmosphere
 Contribute to our pastoral care and our Christian ethos
 Be able to inspire and motivate pupils and students.

We are an 11-18 Church of England mixed comprehensive school. We have a distinctive character and purpose. Our school motto is ‘Academic excellence for each person in a Christian community’ and we aim to instill these values in everything that goes on at Tenison’s.

Total number of pupils 760 pupils (Sixth Form 135)

GCSE Results 2021 – 75% of pupils achieved 4+ in both English and Maths
A Level Results 2021 – A* 9.9% A*- A: 30% A* A or B: 62.4%

Archbishop Tenison's is an equal opportunities employer and committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Enhanced DBS check required.

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About Archbishop Tenison's CofE High School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
734 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Archbishop Tenison’s is a 307 year old Church of England, mixed 11-18 comprehensive school with an excellent track record at both GCSE and A Level. Most importantly, it is a community where the people who work believe they can make a difference to the young people they teach. Our school motto is “Academic excellence for each person in a Christian community”.

The school is situated near East Croydon Station which has excellent fast rail links to London and the South Coast. There is staff parking on-site at the school.

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