Teacher of Music

Stationers' Crown Woods Academy, London, SE9 2PT

8 days remaining to apply

  • Application deadline

    4 July 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    11 May 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Salary

MPS/UPS commensurate with experience + Inner London Allowance

Teacher of Music job summary

Please note that interviews may be conducted on a rolling basis with the view of a successful appointment being made before 31st May 2022.

About the role: Stationers' Crown Woods Academy are looking for an inspiring Teacher of Music to join our team in September 2022, or earlier if available. Our successful candidate will deliver high-quality learning opportunities for our students in this curriculum area. Applications are welcomed from both experienced and newly qualified teachers as we can offer fantastic professional development at every stage of a teacher’s career.

Our pedagogical approach is based on the latest research and ensures that teaching is efficient and effective whilst prioritising staff wellbeing. We ask our teachers to plan for a rigorous learning experience in which knowledge is broken down into manageable chunks so as to prevent cognitive overload and allow our students to remain focused on what is important. We believe that knowledge should and needs to be taught explicitly from the front by the subject expert in the room. Working in this way allows our students to focus on the recall and activation of that knowledge and bring it to bear on conceptually focused questions. Through direct instruction, retrieval practice, low stakes testing and question level analysis in all year groups, we believe that subject gaps will be tackled as they occur and that proactively working in this manner will eliminate the need for reactive intervention in exam year groups.

The successful candidate will be responsible for classroom teaching, one to one piano and vocal teaching and leading a choir. ​​​​​​​

Our ideal candidate will have:

Strong subject knowledge and enthusiasm for Music

Experience of teaching GCSE

A comprehensive understanding of the research and cognitive science behind what makes effective teaching

The desire to forge strong relationships with colleagues and willingness to collaborate for the benefit of all students and staff​​​​​​​

Do you know a great teacher who would like to hear about opportunities with Leigh Academies Trust? If so, make a referral today for the chance to receive £300 as a 'thank you'. Simply complete the referral form by clicking here. T&C's apply.

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​​​​​​​​​​​​Being part of Leigh Academies Trust: As of 1st September 2021, our Trust comprises 31 geographically organised academies (15 secondaries, 14 primaries and 2 special) educating 20,000 students, and employing over 2,500 talented staff. The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North West Kent; Central Kent; South East London; Medway. In addition, the Trust is responsible for one of the region’s biggest initial teaching training organisations, a large teaching school hub and is an accredited apprenticeship provider. Click here to view our future plans in our Vision 2025 document.

As part of Leigh Academies Trust you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with your peers both within the academy and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You are supported to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation.

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About Stationers' Crown Woods Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1638 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01634412200

Our commitment to safeguarding: Leigh Academies Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a fair, robust and consistent recruitment process across all academies and business units. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

Our commitment to equality and diversity: As a Trust we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals, we all bring something unique to the role regardless of any protected characteristics which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise. We are committed to providing equality and fairness throughout our recruitment and employment practices and not to discriminate on any grounds.

Based on the quality and quantity of applications received, Leigh Academies Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy sooner than the specified closing date. Applicants will be notified of this where possible. Therefore, early applications are encouraged.

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