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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    6 February 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    24 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/UPS plus TLR1a Responsibility Point (£8706)

Additional allowances

TLR1a Responsibility Point (£8706)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for an outstanding and inspirational Head of Music to lead a dynamic department and to further develop a creative and diverse KS3 & KS4 curriculum.

What the school offers its staff

Our school is ‘Good’ (Ofsted 2018) and in the Preston Park of Brighton. It is one of the most successful 11-16 mixed comprehensive schools in Brighton and Hove and is consistently over-subscribed. Our curriculum is broad and balanced and offers many exciting opportunities for all students, both in school and out

Commitment to safeguarding

Dorothy Stringer is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and comply with the Department of Education Statutory Guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’.

Applying for the job

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About Dorothy Stringer School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1661 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01273 852222

Dorothy Stringer is a vibrant, stimulating and happy community where it is safe to learn and where everyone can excel both inside and outside the classroom. We are ambitious for our students’ progress and attainment and strive to create an environment that promotes a keen enjoyment of learning. Today’s students face a world that is changing at an ever-increasing pace and we have a duty to prepare them for their adult lives. We value and promote self-discipline, creativity, independence, self-confidence and the ability to work collaboratively with others. We work to ensure that all our students achieve their full academic potential. However, we believe that school is not just about academic success: we want our students to thrive and to develop holistically. We are immensely proud of the wide range of opportunities we offer outside the classroom in sport, performance, creativity and service. We excel at nurturing our students in a safe and happy environment and believe that schools need to care for the emotional wellbeing of their students and understand their personal needs. We have created an atmosphere where students can be themselves and they are known and supported as individuals. Students take pride in our school and in their own achievement as well as in the achievement of others. We are a community which is based on clear moral values and where there is a sense of belonging and identity. We work hard to develop partnerships with parents and carers and to secure their interest, support and commitment. We aim to be a community to which everyone wants to belong and where all feel respected and valued. Matt Hillier | Headteacher

Arranging a visit to Dorothy Stringer School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@dorothy-stringer.co.uk.

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