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  • Start date details

    January 2024 (or sooner if possible)

  • Closing date

    22 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    7 June 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Head of year or phase
  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4



Working pattern

Full time: We are seeking a Head of Department in Music: Full Time (part-time would be considered).

Contract type


Pay scale

MPS/UPS + TLR 2.3 £ 7, 289.10

Additional allowances

TLR 2.3 £ 7,289.10

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Varied experience and understanding of teaching and learning across the secondary age range
  • Proven track record of successful leadership
  • Successful experience of raising achievement
  • Responsibility for developing, monitoring and evaluating aspects of school provision
  • Experience of leading and managing people
  • Experience of contributing to self-evaluation and school improvement
  • Experience of leading training and other staff development activities.
  • Ability to positively influence others
  • Ability to motivate, lead and manage people to work both individually and in teams
  • Ability to implement change and plan strategically
  • Outstanding communication skills, with a range of audiences both orally and in writing
  • Understanding, analysis and interpretation of school performance data
  • Ability to prioritise, work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Effective problem solving skills
  • Effective administration and organisational skills

What the school offers its staff

We are committed to supporting staff wellbeing in a variety of ways and the good working relationships within the staff body, and between staff and students, is why many colleagues have chosen to stay with us for the long term. We are also strong at supporting staff career development and colleagues are successful in securing promotions at all levels.

Commitment to safeguarding

Hall Green School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its pupils and expects all those working at the School to share this commitment. If you are shortlisted online searches may be carried out as part of due diligence checks (i.e. Google and Social Media Platforms). The successful applicant will be subject to the following checks: Enhanced DBS, Childcare Disqualification (where applicable), a prohibition from teaching (where applicable), qualifications (where applicable), medical fitness, identity and right to work. All applicants will also be required to provide two suitable references.

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About Hall Green School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
915 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number

Hall Green School is a very popular, heavily oversubscribed and academically successful 11-16 Converter Academy. We are a highly diverse institution, both ethnically and as a fully accessible mainstream school, attracting pupils from across the city with physical disabilities. We have wonderful students who fully contribute to the school’s ‘caring, nurturing and inclusive culture’ described by Ofsted (2019) as ‘a welcoming and inclusive school’ where ‘pupils are happy, and they achieve well’ and the ‘positive relationships between pupils and staff are a hallmark of the school’.

Arranging a visit to Hall Green School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@hallgreen.bham.sch.uk.

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