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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    29 October 2021 at 1:00pm

  • Date listed

    13 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Suitable for early career teachers
Working pattern
Part time
24.5 hours per week
Contract type
£28,000 - £31,000 annual FTE

Job summary

Post Title: Music Teacher (0.7 FTE)

Salary: £28,000 - £31,000 annual FTE, depending on experience.

Full/part time: Part time

Reporting to: Curriculum Manager for Music and Media

Location: Big Creative Academy, Clifton Avenue, Walthamstow, London E17 6HL

Purpose of the role: To teach BTEC/UAL courses within the Music & Media curriculum area, delivery of learning programmes, assistance to students and tutorial support.

Job Description

Principal Accountabilities:
• Sustained outstanding attainment in Music
• Sustained outstanding teaching and learning in Music
• Sustained outstanding assessment in Music
• Sustained outstanding behaviour for learning
• Promoting safeguarding of all students and equality of opportunity for all students and staff
• Maintaining professional standards
• Promoting the Academy’s ethos and vision.

Key Tasks:

• Plan, prepare and deliver outstanding lessons across Level 3 to provide students with the opportunity to achieve their potential.
• Ensure that lessons are engaging and stimulating taking into account individual needs of the students.
• Arranges, monitors and supervises learners on study programmes, educational visits and field trips.
• Plans and prepares for inspections, SV reports and visits.
• Assesses students, including formative and summative assessments, internal verification and supervision of assessments.
• Maintains and provides records and statistical checks in relation to own teaching and across courses, including enrolment checks, attendance records and the like.
• As part of the course team, the tutor acts as the main point of reference for students in a particular year or course group. The tutor’s role includes:
(a) participation in inducting students
(b) providing educational and welfare guidance
(c) assisting students in preparing individual action plans
(d) following up student absence and tracking their course work
(e) acting as the focal point in the maintenance of student discipline within the context of the Academy student disciplinary procedure
(f) undertaking exit interviews with students
(g) preparing administrative returns and reports as may be needed in relation to students, including destination records
(h) writing student references
(i) completing UCAS and other forms with students

• Participates in activities to publicise courses.
• Assists in planning and developing courses and course materials.
• Participates as a member of one or more course teams in employer liaison (as appropriate), maintaining standards and targets, reviewing and evaluating course provision and joint action planning.
• Provides advice and guidance to prospective students together with interviewing and APL work.
• Participates in student enrolment and induction.
• Manage, develop and share resources to enhance teaching of Music.
• Promotes and implement all Academy policies, particularly those which refer to health and safety, equality of opportunity, maintaining standards of student behaviour and safeguarding young people and vulnerable adults. Participates in Academy programmes of staff appraisal and continuing professional development.
• Develop effective working relationships internally and with external partners.
• To operate at all times in line with the Academy’s values.
• To work towards the behaviours outlined in the Excellence in Teaching framework at Appendix A.

This job description is designed to outline a range of main duties that may be encountered. It is not designed to be an exhaustive listing of tasks and can be varied in consultation with the post holder in order to reflect changes in the job or the organisation.

Person Specification:
Qualifications/Competencies Degree or equivalent in Music and qualified teacher status

Relevant Experience Evidence of the ability to plan & deliver consistently meets, or above expectation teaching, learning and assessment

Experience teaching vocational qualifications in Music within the 16-19 age group

Experience of the pastoral care of students, monitoring their achievements and attendance

Recent Music Industry experience

Knowledge A well-developed understanding of the particular needs of the 16-19 age group both in full-time education and employment and of the professional challenges by inner city students many of whom come from deprived backgrounds

An understanding of and commitment to safeguarding young people and vulnerable adults.

Skills/Ability Excellent teaching skills

An extensive knowledge of popular Music styles with the ability to instruct and lead musical ensembles

Ability to provide learning and tutorial support for students

Excellent planning, organisation, IT and administrative skills, the ability to see projects through to a successful conclusion, and a general high level of efficiency

Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with a range of audiences.

Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative

Ability to use ICT to facilitate learning and for effective management and administration.

Ability to promote and recruit for courses

Ability to effectively assess and track students’ progress.

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School overview

School type
Free School, ages 16 to 19
Education phase
School size
Up to 400 pupils
Age range
16 to 19

About Big Creative Academy

Big Creative Academy (BCA) is a post-16 free school specialising in the creative industries. We believe that teaching skills employers want and empowering young people to think reflectively enables positive outcomes for students and our wider community. Big Creative Academy is committed to staff and student wellbeing and excellent teaching. Our mission is to Develop Talent, Transform Lives and Create careers. We achieve this through working from a new state of the art £21m Academy building, underpinned by our new 5yr strategy and a belief we really can re-imagine education.

School location

38, Clifton Avenue, London, E17 6HL

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