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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    21 February 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    7 February 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/UPS (£30,000 – £46,525)

Additional allowances

TLR2A (£ 3,214)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We and are looking for someone who:

  • Is an experienced teacher committed to delivering excellence;
  • Has proven leadership skills/experience (ideally in a Music Department);
  • Can teach a broad range of engaging and effective lessons that motivate, inspire and improve student attainment;
  • Can plan and deliver lessons and sequences of lessons to the highest standard that ensure real learning takes place and students make superior progress;
  • Is able to raise attainment and challenge students to achieve their best;
  • Has a commitment to extra-curricular activities;
  • Is aware of current initiatives in Music and has an in-depth knowledge of a wide variety of music and the programmes of study across all Key Stages;
  • Is an effective team member who can contribute positively to the work in our Music Department and is capable of supporting the development of colleagues through Music CPD provision;
  • Has a positive, cheerful outlook with a good sense of humour;
  • Is able to forge good relationships with students and staff;
  • Is able to work hard and remain calm under pressure;
  • Has a desire to work within the Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) structure.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer the successful candidate:

  • An ambitious and vibrant place to work, with enthusiastic children and staff who are passionate about learning;
  • A workplace where everyone feels valued and supported;
  • Opportunities for training and progression;
  • The support of Acorn Education Trust, with excellent opportunities to work with experienced colleagues;
  • A supportive and clearly defined induction procedure.

Further details about the role

Kingdown School is looking to appoint a creative and highly skilled Head of Music to join our committed and passionate team. This is an outstanding opportunity for an experienced teacher to lead Music in our successful Creative / Performing Arts Department, supporting the team in raising attainment and challenging students to achieve their best in the subject.

Kingdown School is a co-educational, non-denominational secondary school and sixth form, educating young people between the ages of 11 and 18 years. We have a strong reputation in the local community and beyond, built on an unswerving focus on the quality of teaching and learning and great pastoral care. Ranked in the top 10 secondary schools in Wiltshire, our school is located in the charming garrison town of Warminster, with excellent links to Salisbury, Bath, Bristol and the South-West. We are an academy under Acorn Education Trust, which provides exciting opportunities to collaborate and improve local education.

Managing a team of Music subject specialists, you will have experience in a similar leadership role (ideally within a Music Department) and will be able to teach across our full age and ability range, up to and including Key Stage 5.

For information about this role, including a full Job Description and Person Specification, please read our Applicant Information Pack.

To apply, please visit our TES vacancy page at: (https://www.tes.com/jobs/vacancy/-1996784) and click ‘Quick Apply’ to complete an application form.

Closing Date: Wednesday 21st February 2024 at 12pm

Interview Date: w/c Monday 26th February 2024


Kingdown School, as part of the Acorn Education Trust, is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If successful in obtaining this post you will be subject to a Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and health screening.  We are an equal opportunities employer. As part of our safer recruitment processes, if you are shortlisted for the post, we will carry out a social media account search. 


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About Kingdown School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1504 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01985 215551

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To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email lmg@kingdown.wilts.sch.uk.

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