This job expired on 24 March 2023

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    24 March 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    8 March 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

T1 – T9

Additional allowances

Plus, TLR 1d

What skills and experience we're looking for

Main Duties:

  • to be responsible and accountable for all aspects of the leadership and management of the Music department, with particular emphasis on the progress of all pupils and their achieving excellent results; the quality of teaching and learning in every lesson in the department, including dealing with matters of pupil behaviour and rewards; the leadership of the department team, celebrating excellence, dealing with less good performance, and ensuring high quality professional development for all
  • to take a leading role in the upholding and promoting of the Christian ethos of the school.

The successful candidate will be someone who:

  • have an enthusiasm for Music, which motivates and supports other staff and encourages a shared understanding of the contribution Music can make to all aspects of pupils’ lives
  • have a clear vision for the future of the department and strategies for achieving it

  • be an enthusiastic and innovative team player with strong interpersonal skills and a commitment to achieving high standards within a successful department
  • be an excellent classroom practitioner
  • have a clear understanding of the characteristics of high quality teaching and be able and willing to teach across the whole age and ability range
  • quickly build rapport and effective professional relationships with both our young people and colleagues
  • actively share good practice and seek to explore ways to improve their own and others’ teaching
  • understand that behaviour management starts with the quality of teaching in the classroom
  • demonstrate personal resilience and role model those personal qualities we wish to instil in our young people

What the school offers its staff

  • a supportive and encouraging staff team
  • a paid premium to a Healthcare Cash Plan to claim back contributions towards dental, optical and other medical costs
  • 24/7 access to an Employee Assistance Programme

  • fantastic facilities

Commitment to safeguarding

The Bishop Fraser Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to child protection screening including an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and also past employment checks. We are an equal opportunities employer. References will be sought prior to interview.

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About Canon Slade School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1759 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01204 333343

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