Music Teacher (maternity cover - 0.6 FTE)
We are delighted to be recruiting for a Teacher of Music to join our high-performing, forward thinking and cohesive department to cover maternity leave.
0.6 FTE - Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
We teach a rigorous academic curriculum with a clear focus on supporting all students achieve positive outcomes. You will work with the Head of Music, and the wider Performing Arts team to continually drive attainment and standards across the department.
We seek a teacher who has the following qualities:
An excellent classroom practitioner
A supportive member of the team
Excellent subject knowledge
Well organised and motivated to support students of all abilities and needs
We welcome committed, dynamic and creative applicants with a passion for Music and the improvement of student attainment. NQT's are very welcome to apply.
Essential educational requirements
Graduate in Music or other associated subjects
Qualified Teacher Status
Essential skills and experience
Skills, knowledge and aptitudes
Ability to plan and deliver high quality learning
Ability to work effectively with as part of a team including with staff, students and parents
Ability to liaise and work as a form tutor within a pastoral team
Ability to inspire and lead students
High levels of drive and energy
High levels of interpersonal skills
High student expectations
Ability to set and achieve demanding goals for students
Ability to support, motivate and inspire
Sense of humour, good listener, positive outlook
Ability to work as part of a team
Ability to organise effectively and deliver outcomes
Professional knowledge and understanding
Recent relevant professional development
Exam Board grading of work in subject
What we offer
Students who are well motivated and co-operative
Well managed behaviour systems
Same-day detentions for poor behaviour and poor attitudes toward learning – leaving you free to teach high quality lessons.
A school feedback policy that focuses around whole-class feedback helping to limit onerous marking.
No formally graded lesson observations and an emphasis on ‘coaching’
Collaborative planning with shared units of work and resources
A centrally managed set of extensive ICT facilities running
Windows 10 on the latest hardware and all the expected software. Easy requests for any specialist software to be installed.
About Poole High School
Poole High School is an 11-19 comprehensive school serving families throughout the historic town of Poole. As the largest school in this selective catchment, we pride ourselves on the fact that all students thrive in this caring and collaborative environment. Our students are well motivated and co-operative, and the team spirit in this large school is second to none. In 2018, Poole high School achieved a Progress 8 score of +0.20 putting us ‘above average’ for progress nationally. We have high expectations of our staff, and we value them highly. Our school systems ensure you can focus on teaching high quality lessons in a sustainable manner – dealing with poor behaviour centrally, and limiting the amount ‘data’ we expect teaching staff to deal with. The school has delightful landscaped grounds and is very well resourced, being located at the heart of the town with excellent access by road and public transport. The quality of life in Poole is good and there is easy access to diverse range of cultural and scenic attractions. What we offer: Students who are well motivated and co-operative Well managed behaviour systems Same-day detentions for poor behaviour and poor attitudes toward learning – leaving you free to teach high quality lessons. A school feedback policy that focuses around whole-class feedback helping to limit onerous marking. No formally graded lesson observations and an emphasis on ‘coaching’ Collaborative planning with shared units of work and resources A centrally managed set of extensive ICT facilities running Windows 10 on good hardware and all the expected software. Easy requests for any specialist software to be installed If you are looking to teach within a highly professional and supportive comprehensive environment and would welcome the opportunity to work with us to enable all our students to reach their full potential, then we would like to hear from you. We provide an excellent mentor and support network for NQT’s & RQT’s.
- Wimborne Road, Poole, Dorset, BH15 2BW
- LA Maintained School
- Poole High School website (opens in a new window)