Music curriculum leader William de Ferrers School, Chelmsford, Essex

Job description

Ofsted December 2018 rated William de Ferrers a ‘Good School’ once again. Would you like to become part of a team committed to the highest standards of education for the young people in our care?

We are looking to appoint a talented music teacher. It might be your first year of teaching, or you may be looking for the opportunity to lead a key stage.

This is an exciting prospect to join a highly successful, experienced and supportive department and be rewarded with the opportunity to teach across key stages 3 and 4. The music department is extremely well resourced and well supported within the school.

The successful candidate will be someone who believes that all students can achieve highly and is prepared to support learners who are ambitious and keen to succeed, both within lessons and through promoting extra curricular work,

Please apply to the Headteacher either with a CV on a school application form as soon as possible but before noon on Friday 20 September 2019.

Details of application form and job description are available from the school website on: Please email the school for further information or for a pack to be posted to:

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is exempt from the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful applicant will be expected to undertake an enhanced disclosure.

Essential educational requirements

A relevant degree or qualification

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status or Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills status (or a willingness to become qualified during the first year)

Essential skills and experience

Set high standards which will allow all students to aspire, persevere and achieve their best.
The ability to communicate a genuine passion for their subject and the capacity to teach to a very high level.
Show a genuine passion for engaging with young people of all ages and the ability to establish positive relationships with all students.

About William de Ferrers School

William de Ferrers School is based in the centre of South Woodham Ferrers, a riverside town on the north bank of the River Crouch. The school is approximately 14 miles from the city of Chelmsford, with good rail links to London Liverpool Street. The school is housed in a purpose built community complex which is unique in Essex, benefiting from excellent accommodation and extensive grounds. The school was rated 'good' by Ofsted in December 2018. William de Ferrers currently has a seven form entry with the main pastoral organisation based on a year system. Great importance is attached to high standards of conduct, dress, attitude and work. A large percentage of students stay on to join the sixth form and year 12 and 13 students are an integral part of the whole school, they make a valuable contribution to the life of the school supporting younger students across a wide range of activities. The school is proud of its highly motivated, hard working and committed staff and runs an extensive induction scheme. We offer a wide range of CPD opportunities for all staff which encourages them to be able to continually provide an enhanced service to the school community.

Trinity Square, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 5JU
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