This job expired on 26 February 2024

  • Start date details

    Easter / September 2024

  • Closing date

    26 February 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    9 February 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

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000 - £46,525

Pay scale


Additional allowances

TLR1 (£11,409.48 - Head of Faculty) / TLR2 (£3,312.76 - Head of Department)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We want to be the best school in the area. We are looking to recruit an ambitious and innovative colleague to play a major role in that journey. We are a key member of the Unity Schools Partnership which celebrates professional development and career development. The Teaching School Hub and an active talent management programme will support the successful candidate in this post and in their future career within the Trust and beyond if necessary.

We are looking for a creative, innovative, and enthusiastic practitioner to join the Performing and Visual Arts Faculty. We want you to share our passion for teaching and learning, someone who is keen to motivate and challenge our students and our colleagues.

We are looking for a Head of Faculty for Performing and Visual Arts with a TLR1 of £11,409.48. The successful candidate will lead and manage the faculty and be accountable for student progress and attainment within the faculty.

If we appoint a non-musician to the role of Head of Faculty we will also be looking to appoint a Head of Music with a TLR2 of £3,312.76. The successful candidate would manage all aspects of the teaching of the subject in the first instance with overall educational aims of County High and the wider Trust.

What the school offers its staff

Join this happy and ambitious school and be part of the next stage of our journey.

We invite you to join us as we move this good school to 'excellence'. We are graded ‘overall good’. March 2022.

The core aims/values of this school are:

1. Making a difference to the lives of young people

2. Being a great place to work where colleagues are valued, supported, and encouraged to grow

3. A school which seeks to challenge itself

4. A school which embraces creativity, innovation and change driven by all colleagues

Commitment to safeguarding

Unity Schools Partnership is committed to safer recruitment, equal opportunities, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required.

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About Bury St Edmunds County High School

School type
Academy, ages 13 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
659 pupils enrolled
Age range
13 to 18
Phone number
01284 754857

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To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email abryant@countyhigh.uk.

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