Subject Leader of Music

Stour Valley Community School, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 8PJ

This job expired on 7 February 2022

  • Expected start date

    25 April 2022

  • Application deadline

    7 February 2022 at 8:00am

  • Date listed

    18 January 2022

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Subject Leader of Music job summary

Required from Easter 2022 at our successful and oversubscribed school. This is an exciting opportunity for an outstanding teacher of Music to step into a leadership role, for which there is a payment of TLR 2b, currently £4,783 per annum.

The successful candidate will be highly motivated to achieving the best possible outcomes for our students and will be a committed team player who is determined to make a significant contribution to raising attainment across the Music department. There is a whole school production, which takes place once every two years, and you will work collaboratively with the Dance and Drama departments to produce this; in addition we would wish the successful candidate to hold regular music concerts and take part in a number of local events and festivals.

Our Music Department currently has:
- Self-contained Music block with 5 good sized practice rooms
- Large stock of orchestral instruments in excellent condition for hire/ loan to students
- Class set of keyboards or pianos in all practice rooms
- Various instruments, including a set of African djembe, set of ukuleles, 6 drum kits (4 acoustic and 2 electric), Guitars (acoustic, electric and bass), a large selection of percussion and boomwhackers
- 15 iPad’s
- Team of 6 peripatetic tutors providing 30 hours individual tuition per week

Additional allowances

TLR 2b, currently £4,783 per annum

This job post has expired.

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About Stour Valley Community School

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
583 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

We are a happy, welcoming school with outstanding standards of behaviour and a friendly, supportive staff. Central to our vision is the belief in the uniqueness of every student, and that every young person has gifts to discover and share with others. We are committed to building brighter futures for our students, our local community and the wider world.

Arranging a visit to Stour Valley Community School

For further details about this post please contact Deirdre Duffy, Faculty Leader of Creative Arts via e-mail, dduffy@stourvalley.org. Prospective candidates are very welcome to make an appointment to visit our school and discuss the position further.

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