Head of Music Clapton Girls' Academy, London

Job description

Head of Music
Inner London Area
Main pay range (£30,480- £41,483)
Upper pay range (£45,713- £50,713)
TLR 2b (£4,653)
Required: April 2020 or sooner

 Are you an enthusiastic leader looking to develop your practice in a new environment?

 Are you passionate about music and able to inspire others to ensure students make excellent progress?

 Are you committed to making a difference to the lives of young people in Hackney?

This is a fantastic opportunity for you to join our happy and successful team.

We welcome applications from excellent teachers with the experience, or potential, to lead our music department.

The successful candidate will:
• Be passionate about the performing arts.
• Ideally be a music specialist including vocal or orchestral experience.
• Have a proven track record of impact on student progress.
• Ideally have experience of teaching GCSE Music.
• Be a dynamic, career minded professional.

In return we offer:
• A rewarding role in an outstanding academy.
• The opportunity to progress your career.
• Enthusiastic and engaged students and a culture of high aspirations.
• A dedicated faculty that work collaboratively.
• Excellent facilities.
• Comprehensive staff benefits.

Clapton Girls’ Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be DBS checked at an enhanced level before any offer is made.
Information and an application pack:
Telephone: 020 8985 6641
E-mail: recruitment@clapton.hackney.sch.uk
Visit the school website: www.clapton.hackney.sch.uk

Closing date: Monday 18th November 2019 by 9am or first post

Interview date: Thursday 21st November 2019

Essential educational requirements

Degree or equivalent in the relevant subject(s)
Qualified teacher status.
Recent and relevant professional development.
Higher degree or other professional qualification in a relevant area.

Essential qualifications

Degree or equivalent in the relevant subject(s)
Qualified teacher status.
Recent and relevant professional development.
Higher degree or other professional qualification in a relevant area.

Essential skills and experience

An understanding and appreciation of the value of interesting and stimulating display.
A vocal or orchestral specialist.
Confident piano skills.
Ability to reflect on own and student performance in lessons and adapt practice accordingly.
Ability to select and devise appropriate teaching methods and resources.
Effective planning, assessment and record keeping.
Ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with all stakeholders.
Effective classroom management and efficient organisation of resources.
Effective use of IT.
Understanding of the importance of professionalism and confidentiality.
An understanding of the principles of management and leadership with an ability to engage
others and ability/ potential to lead a team to achieve its goals.
An understanding of action planning and self-evaluation.


About Clapton Girls' Academy

Address
Laura Place, London, E5 0RB
Phase
Secondary
Type
Academy
Website
Clapton Girls' Academy website (opens in a new window)