4 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    22 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    15 May 2024

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: Monday to Friday

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances

TLR 2a £3214.00
A recruitment allowance may also be available for the right candidate depending on experience

What skills and experience we're looking for

Overall Purpose of Job:

In the role of Head of Department for Music you will:

• play a key role in leading of Music to ensure outstanding outcomes for students in all areas of teaching and learning, curriculum provision, standard of attainment and behaviour and safety within the curriculum area

• communicate clear purpose and vision for developing Music across the curriculum to colleagues within your department and within the academy

• provide clear, cohesive leadership and direction in the department by motivating teachers and those supporting in the classroom to develop innovative strategies to enhance the quality of learning, teaching and achievement.

• provide and showcase highly engaging, relevant and innovative learning opportunities at all key stages to ensure students make exceptional progress in Music and are provided with the key skills they need to be successful in both the academy and their future lives

• promote the achievement of high standards through effective teaching and learning within Music.

• ensure the implementation of the intervention model following every data collection cycle across the department

• implement the department development Plan / SEF to secure continuous improvement and quality outcomes for all students

• receive and act on feedback to continually build on the strengths and improve personal performance within the academy systems

• take into account and constantly review academy contextual factors and prior attainment when planning and teaching lessons

• work in a cross-curricular way to support Music across the academy in the use of active learning approaches to enrich curriculum and skills delivery

• model the vision and values of the academy

• demonstrate outstanding teaching and learning through your own practice and through the leadership of others

• carry out the professional duties of a teacher as circumstances may require and in accordance with academy and Trust policies

What the school offers its staff

Why join us?

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an outstanding team within a high-performing multi academy trust with exciting career prospects for successful applicants.

We offer an extensive range of opportunities, incentives and benefits with this post including:

  • Financial,offering unlimited access to a huge range ofdiscounts on holidays, days out, retailer and cashback deals inc. Curry’s, John Lewis, Tesco and B&Q to name but a few.
  • Lifestyle and Wellbeing,discounted & flexible gym memberships, eye care vouchers, cycle 2 work/Technology scheme,free annual flu jab and 24/7 access to a market leading Employee Assistance Programme providing expert information specialist advisors trained by Citizens Advice and access to professionally qualified counsellors accredited by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy.
  • Motoring, access to an employee vehicle leasing scheme*,discounted vehicle repairs and discounts on car/van hire.
  • Pension, excellent employer/employee contributory pension scheme with the Teachers’ Pension Scheme (TPS)
  • Personal and professional, we offer a range of training and development opportunities for you to grow and develop.

*Subject to ensuring NMW is maintained.

Commitment to safeguarding

Online searches will be completed for shortlisted applicants prior to interview. Any relevant information will be discussed during the recruitment process.

The post is subject to an enhanced DBS certificate and checks of the relevant barred list / prohibition lists.

We won't discriminate unfairly against applicants who reveal they have a criminal conviction or where a DBS check reveals a criminal conviction or other information.

We will consider applicants who have a criminal record based on their skills, experience, knowledge and qualifications, although this depends whether the job is covered by, or exempt from, the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Applying for the job

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About Rossington All Saints Academy

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
825 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

About Rossington All Saints Academy
Rossington All Saints Academy is a Delta Academies Trust Academy working in partnership with the Diocese of Sheffield. All students are valued, regardless of their background or ability. We are an oversubscribed academy, and we pride ourselves on knowing our students well and doing our best to ensure everyone fulfils their potential. Our goal is for all our students to leave us as happy, well-qualified, confident young adults who go on to excel in the local sixth-forms, colleges, universities, and the wider world.

We are within easy reach of the motorway network with the Academy being situated minutes from the M18 and A1. Our amazing building offers exceptional facilities, we have superb sports facilities, modern science labs and excellent technology spaces.

Why Join Our Academy?

As a successful and dynamic Academy, Rossington All Saints Academy is an exciting place to learn and a great place to work. If you choose to come and join us you will become part of a well-established, talented and committed team of staff.

We are confident our Academy provides a fantastic teaching environment, whether you are beginning your career or looking to further develop it, and we would encourage you to come and see for yourself! We have a staff rewards budget that encourages staff to socialise both as subject teams and as a whole staff. We also have access to a staff benefits scheme. At Rossington All Saints, we value the continuous professional development of all our employees and recognise that our staff and students are most successful when they feel happy, valued, challenged and supported to achieve their very best. We have a comprehensive CPD programme for all our staff.

We are keen to appoint individuals who have vision and creativity, but above all else an unrelenting commitment to high standards and inclusivity.

Arranging a visit to Rossington All Saints Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email dawsh@theallsaints.net.

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