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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    19 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    27 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5


Drama, Music

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


Additional allowances


What skills and experience we're looking for

  • We are looking for an experienced Performing Arts lead (Music specialist) who can demonstration exceptional classroom practice.
  • A commitment to strategic thinking and planning that carries forward the mission of the school.
  • Unwavering commitment to the extra curricular life of the school.
  • Recent significant departmental successful leadership as HOD or Second in Department.
  • Confident pianist.

What the school offers its staff

  • A fantastic and hardworking team of two Music teachers, two Drama teachers and one unqualified training colleague.
  • A valued peripatetic music staff, facilitating grading exams.
  • Specialist Music teaching rooms, Drama studio and access to a school auditorium.
  • KS3 curriculum for both Music and Drama, with Music and Drama being offered at GCSE and A Level.
  • A wide range of extra curricular and curriculum support activities.
  • An annual large musical theatre production, with a cast and crew of students and a live band/orchestra.
  • Significant opportunities to help career development.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Oaklands Catholic School

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1402 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
02392 259214

A Catholic Academy, taking in boys and girls from 11-18. The school has over 1,300 students including a Sixth Form College of over 250 students. It is a well-established comprehensive school, which is well supported by parents and highly respected in the community.

Arranging a visit to Oaklands Catholic School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email s.mann@oaklandscatholicschool.org.

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