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  • Start date details

    January 2024 or sooner if possible

  • Closing date

    26 September 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    12 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/UPS plus TLR 2b

Additional allowances

TLR 2b

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint a dedicated and enthusiastic individual who is passionate about teaching music. We are looking for someone who has the ability to lead music within the Creative Arts faculty, ensuring high attainment and outstanding teaching and learning at all key stages. Our ideal candidate will be an experienced, outstanding practitioner of music with a proven track record of developing and implementing effective strategies for raising attainment in music to secure the best possible outcomes for students.

“Person fit” is essential to our thriving, driven team of middle leaders, hence the opportunity for the appointment brief to best fit your skills and experience.

The successful applicant will be a strong team player committed to the Academy’s vision of “A community driven by high expectations and mutual respect providing all individuals with the belief and opportunities to succeed now and in the future”.

We have very high expectations of all staff and for the right person this is a superb opportunity to further develop teaching and leadership skills through bespoke CPD provision across the Trust. You will be working in a modern, well resourced, supportive environment, which has excellent facilities.

We are delighted to share that following our recent Ofsted inspection (July 2022) the school has been awarded an overall judgement of 'Good'.

What the school offers its staff

  • Excellent CPD opportunities
  • An opportunity to join a well-established, committed and successful team in an Academy with a strong ethos of teamwork and support
  • An opportunity to join a friendly and supportive staff
  • Free on-site parking
  • Occupational Health and Pension
  • Excellent facilities

Commitment to safeguarding

Kirkby High School acknowledges the duty of care to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and is committed to ensuring safeguarding practice reflects statutory responsibilities, government guidance and complies with best practice standards and Ofsted requirements.

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About Kirkby High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
949 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Kirkby High School is a vastly improving 11-16 mixed
comprehensive of around 960 students where we continually strive
to provide the highest standards for our whole school community. All
staff at Kirkby High School fully embrace our philosophy: Excellence
for All.

Kirkby High School stands at the centre of our local community and
we believe that we offer our young people guidance and aspiration
to be the best they can be in all aspects of life. Quality teaching and
learning, supported by reliable pastoral systems, ensure that
students are preparing well for later life.

We believe in building a culture of resilience and tolerance in which
our students can thrive. Our aim is to increase our students’ selfbelief
and to show them that they can be what they want to be.

Arranging a visit to Kirkby High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email j.barrett@kirkbyhighschool.net.

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