Head of Department - Music
MPS/UPS + TLR
Ormiston Sir Stanley Matthews Academy is a warm and inclusive environment and supports the continued high levels of academic achievement attained by pupils. Our innovative curriculum offer provides staff with opportunities to be creative within their subject area whilst ensuring students are developed both personally and academically.
At Ormiston Sir Stanley Matthews Academy, we go the extra mile for our young people. We are committed to providing outstanding teaching and learning to enable every child to be the best that they can be. Our vision is that all Ormiston Sir Stanley Matthews Academy students will achieve aspiration without limits, success beyond measure.
We will offer you:
- Professional and personal development;
- Excellent support from an experienced team;
- Friendly staff and motivated students;
- A comprehensive range of extra-curricular activities;
- Innovative approaches to reducing workload, improving wellbeing and work-life balance whilst retaining high standards;
- An empowered workforce with a genuine voice in improving the Academy further;
- A unified, dedicated and supportive team of staff
What we are looking for:
Ormiston Sir Stanley Matthews Academy are looking to recruit a Head of Department for Music who will enthuse pupils to learn with a combination of great subject knowledge, energy and dedication. We have high expectations for our students as they grow and develop and all our staff provide important role models to them in terms of positive attitude, work ethic and diligence.
At Ormiston Sir Stanley Matthews, we recruit those people who display the character and competence to really drive our academy forward and accelerate achievement standards for all our students. It is therefore essential that candidates can identify with, and be committed to, upholding the values of the Ormiston Sir Stanley Matthews ethos. Applications are welcome from suitably experienced teachers who are able demonstrate that they can make a significant contribution to a team and have huge impact on pupil outcomes.
This is an exceptional opportunity to make a difference to the future of education with an academy that is ever improving and striving to be outstanding. If you share the academy's vision and ambitions, possess a strong desire to work within an ethos of creative collaboration and partnership and want to have a positive impact on young people, families and our community, then we would be delighted to hear from you.
The successful candidate will:
- be an outstanding teacher with a proven track record of securing excellent outcomes
- have up-to-date knowledge of subject curriculum and assessment requirements
- have experience of managing effective relationships with staff and students
It is the responsibility of all staff to recognise, respond and reflect in relation to all safeguarding disclosures/concerns in collaboration with the DSL/safeguarding team by operating within the guidelines of KCSIE and associated policies/guidance documents.
All academy staff will ensure that they facilitate a whole school approach to safeguarding which means ensuring safeguarding and child protection are at the forefront and underpin all aspects of academy life.
The Post holder will have contact with children and will be in regulated activity.
We will ensure that people are treated solely on the basis of their abilities and potential, regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, religious or political belief or affiliation, trade union membership, age, gender, gender reassignment, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, socio-economic background, or any other inappropriate distinction
Canvassing any member of staff, or member of the Governing Body, directly or indirectly, is prohibited and will be considered a disqualification
Compulsory declaration of any convictions, cautions or reprimands, warnings or bind-overs.
It is the academy’s policy to require all applicants for employment to disclose convictions or cautions (excluding youth cautions, reprimands or warnings) that are not protected as defined by the Ministry of Justice.
In addition, the job you are applying for is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020) which requires you to disclose all spent convictions and cautions except those which are protected under Police Act 1997 – Part V and the amendments to the exceptions order1975 (2013 and 2020) and are not subject to disclosure to employers on DBS certificates and cannot be taken into account.
The offer of employment by the selection panel and acceptance by the candidate is binding on both parties; subject to pre-employment clearances including a DBS Enhanced certificate and children's barred list check.
If you share the academy's vision and ambitions, possess a strong desire to work within an ethos of creative collaboration and partnership and want to have a positive impact on young people, families and our community, then we would be delighted to hear from you.
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