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Head of Music

Hazelwick School, Crawley, West Sussex

Job details

Subject Music
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £25,543 to £41,635

Job summary

Join Hazelwick – a popular, highly-successful and happy community where our students enjoy learning and teachers enjoy teaching

Our shared vision is “for each and every student to achieve their maximum potential.”

Salary: TLR 2b, currently £4,645 per annum

MPR/UPR plus Fringe Area Allowance (from £1,077 per annum)

Hazelwick is a high achieving and oversubscribed 11-18 mixed secondary school with 1500 students in Years 7 – 11 and 330 students in the 6th form.

As one of the highest performing schools in West Sussex, with a Progress 8 score of +0.47, we have an unwavering focus on enabling our students to achieve their maximum potential.

According to our recent Ofsted report, Hazelwick is a school:

•which is a warm and welcoming place to be with a clear sense of teamwork and community spirit and with excellent working relationships between staff and students
•where leaders and staff are passionate about wanting the best for every student
•which has strong staff morale and a strong sense of pride, which is shared by students and parents
•which has a clear programme of teacher coaching and professional development in place
•where students make consistently good progress across the wide range of academic subjects well above the national average at Key Stage 4
•where behaviour is very good; students are polite, friendly and conduct themselves well; they value their learning and play a full part in lessons
•a school where teachers are proud to work
•a school with excellent developmental and CPD opportunities for staff

For September 2020, we are looking for:

•an experienced and exceptional mentor, with the vision and drive to lead our talented and enthusiastic department
•an outstanding and innovative teacher who is passionate about teaching and learning and is committed to excellence and high student achievement
•a commitment to developing and extending the extra-curricular music offer
•a skilled practitioner with the ability to teach across all key stages, enabling students of all abilities to reach their maximum potential
•a teacher with a passion for working with young people and a perseverance to make a difference to them and their future
•a teacher with a focus on their own professional development and a drive to work with us to become the best teacher they can be

•Hazelwick School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and communicates a clear framework to employees. Safeguarding is a key aspect of every role and all staff must have read and be fully aware of the Child Protection Policy. This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

For further details about this post and to apply, please go to our school website: www.hazelwick.org

Please return your completed application form by 9am on Monday 24th February 2020

You are encouraged to submit your application form, by email, as soon as possible, as there may be occasions where we will close a vacancy and interview once sufficient applications have been received.

Essential educational requirements

Undergraduate degree

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

We are looking for an experienced and outstanding teacher

Employee benefits

This post attracts a TLR 2b, currently £4,645 per annum.

An excellent CPD programme, on site car parking; free onsite gym for staff; employee benefits package; cycle to work scheme; interest free season ticket loan

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1822 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Hazelwick School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@hazelwick.org.uk

About Hazelwick School

School location

Hazelwick School Close, Crawley, West Sussex, RH10 1SX