An exciting vacancy has arisen for a well-qualified, enthusiastic and
inspiring Head of Music to lead this important area of the curriculum across
Key Stages 3, 4 and 5 from September 2023. The successful applicant will have the
academic, teaching and administrative capabilities expected of staff at this
prestigious school with the ambition and innovation to lead and develop this
department. Claremont admit 10% of their pupil population based on musical
aptitude and so the successful candidate would also lead this element of school
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to join the
Claremont network with access to a range of benefits – such as continuous
professional development with great career progression opportunities; we pride
ourselves on valuing our staff – our teachers enjoy working here.
We welcome applications from candidates
who can demonstrate:
- a passion for teaching Music
- commitment to promoting high
quality teaching and learning within the department
- ability to use data to drive pupil
Details of the Music Department in terms of teaching
staff, syllabi and resources can be found on the school website under Curriculum.
The job you are applying for is exempt from the provisions of the
Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020)
which requires you to disclose all spent convictions and cautions except those
which are ‘protected’ under Police Act 1997 – Part V and the amendments to the
Exceptions Order 1975 (2013 & 2020) and are not subject to disclosure to
employers on DBS certificates and cannot be taken into account.
If you are invited
to interview you will be required to complete a “Disclosure of Criminal Record”
form and bring the completed form to interview.
Closing Date: 12 noon, Tuesday 18th April 2023
Claremont High school Academy
is a values driven organisation and our values are at the heart of everything
we do - Excellence, Respect, Aspiration, Enjoyment and Perseverance.
We focus on recruiting people
who are aligned to our core values as we know that this is the foundation of
success for our academies and our students.
Our staff really matter to us;
our expectations are high and we expect staff to support our vision and live by
our core values and behaviours, but in return we believe in personal and
professional development and a culture where staff are recognised and valued
for their commitment and dedication. There are many career opportunities for
new and existing staff who demonstrate inspiration and dedication to shaping
If you are looking for a
meaningful and rewarding role and would like to make a difference, we look
forward to hearing from you.
What can we offer:
At Claremont we offer;
- Competitive salary
- CPD for all staff
- A supportive Senior Leadership Team who consider staff
- A supportive Trainee and ECT program
- A friendly working environment
- Occupational Health
- Free access to a confidential 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) provided
employer pension scheme (Teachers Pension Scheme and Local Government Pension Scheme)
- Union recognition
- The opportunity to develop your career within and across the
We strongly encourage suitably
qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply to join us to help us meet
our aspirations of being a fully inclusive workplace where diversity is
Claremont High school Academy
is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects
all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our
recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.
Chrysalis Multi Academy Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
We are committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks, including publicly available online checks in accordance with KCSIE guidance, will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure and barring service check. We expect all adults who work for the Trust to share our commitment to safeguarding and the health and wellbeing of our schools’ community.
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