5 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024 or sooner

  • Closing date

    23 May 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    14 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Subject

Music

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£20,598.00 - £32,134.00 Annually (Actual) Unqualified Teacher Scale Points 1 - 6

Instructor of Music job summary

Working within a talented, motivated and supportive Performing Arts Department, teaching KS3 and KS4 classes, this is an exciting opportunity for an outstanding, committed Instructor of Music to join the academy, to ensure that every student makes outstanding progress and attains highly.

Stoke High School – Ormiston Academy is a popular, inclusive secondary school with a strong community feel. We are a mixed, fully comprehensive school, serving the local area. We are committed to providing a first-class education to our students and ensuring that all students are challenged, stimulated and equipped for the complex demands of the future.

Our core values of ‘respect, inspire, achieve’ are key to our success in developing an ever-improving school. We value staff and students and have created a positive, forward thinking environment in which everyone can thrive. Our ambition is to be the best school in Ipswich and we invite you to join us on our journey to excellence.

Stoke High School – Ormiston Academy is rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted. The recent inspection report in March 2022 included the following comments:

“Pupils are proud to be part of Stoke High School’s vibrant, diverse community.”

“The strong ethos of respect continues into the classroom. Pupils listen carefully to their teachers. Learning is rarely disrupted.”

Stoke High School is part of Ormiston Academies Trust (OAT), one of the largest not-for-profit multi-academy trusts in England. OAT’s aim as a charity, alongside our schools, is to help provide local children with a great education. We educate over 30,000 pupils across five OAT regions in over 40 schools – currently 32 secondary schools, six primary schools, four alternative provision schools and one special school. We are one of the longest established trusts and have been sponsoring academies since 2009. Our mission is to become the Trust that makes the biggest difference, both inside and outside the classroom.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Karen Baldwin, Principal, on 01473 601252.

The closing date is Wednesday May 22nd 2024, early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to close the vacancy early should a suitable candidate be found.

Stoke High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. Ormiston Academies Trust embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. Flexible working opportunities will be considered.

All successful appointments will be subject to suitability checks in accordance with KCSIE, including identity, Right to Work, qualifications, online searches, prohibition check, two references and enhanced DBS check including Children’s Barred List.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974. Guidance on the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Exceptions Order 1975, which provides information about which convictions must be declared during job applications and related exceptions, can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/new-guidance-on-the-rehabilitation-of-offenders-act-1974

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)
medical
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 Stoke High School - Ormiston Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
742 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Welcome to Stoke High School. We are an inclusive comprehensive school which sits in the heart of our community and we are incredibly proud of our achievements.

Underlying everything we do is our belief in the value and importance of individuals: both students and staff. We want our young people to have confidence in their own abilities and to develop independence, initiative, resilience and be self-regulated learners – both inside and outside the classroom. We believe that our students have an entitlement to a first class education and we provide them with the opportunities they need to excel. We ensure all students are challenged, stimulated and equipped for the complex demands of the future. In return we expect them to work hard and respect and value others.

Our philosophy of focusing on delivering our core values of “respect, inspire, achieve” is key to our success in developing an ever improving school. We have a created a positive, forward thinking and supportive environment.

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