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  • Application deadline

    14 May 2021 at 9:00 am

  • Date listed

    30 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type

Job summary


As Teacher of Music, you are responsible to the Principal, through the line manager, for:
1) Teach students of the full range of age and ability;
2) Contribute to the development of the Department’s curriculum;
3) Attend and contribute to school assemblies and acts of worship, as applicable;
4) Follow Academy and departmental procedures on assessment, recording and reporting, including communication with parents at consultation evenings;
5) Take part in departmental activities such as field trips;
6) Undertake such departmental responsibilities as are delegated by the Director of Learning;
7) Act as form tutor to a group of students
8) Carry out a share of supervisory duties in accordance with published rotas;
9) Set and mark home learning in accordance with Academy and departmental policies;
10) Participate in meetings with colleagues and/or parents/carers with regard to the above responsibilities.


1) Have a thorough and up to date knowledge of their subject(s) and should take account of wider curriculum developments that are relevant to their work;
2) Consistently and effectively plan lessons and sequences of lessons to meet students’ individual learning needs, including students with special educational needs, and gifted or talented students. They should be aware of, and take proper account of the strategies agreed in IEPs (Individual Education Plans) and IBPs (Individual Behaviour Plans);
3) Keep an attendance register of students in every lesson and following up absence when necessary;
4) Consistently and effectively use a range of appropriate strategies for teaching and classroom management;
5) Consistently and effectively use information about prior attainment to set well-grounded expectations for students, and monitor progress to give clear and constructive feedback;
6) Be able to make use of the performance data available in the Academy in order to determine how much progress their students are making;
7) Take responsibility for their own professional development and use the outcomes to improve their teaching and students’ learning;
8) Make an active contribution to implementing the policies and aspirations of the Academy and Trust;
9) Be effective professionals who challenge and support all students to do their best;
10) Set and maintain high expectations for student behaviour;
11) Set a good example to students, for example in terms of appropriate dress, standards of punctuality and attendance;

Employee benefits

Archway Benefits

Applying for the job

For more information about Bluecoat Aspley Academy and the vacancy, please visit www.bluecoataspley.co.uk/vacancies. To apply for the role click apply which will take you to the application form for the post.

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School overview

School type
Academy, Church of England
Education phase
School size
1487 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Ofsted report
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Contact phone number

About Bluecoat Aspley Academy

Bluecoat Aspley Academy has approximately 1500 students, including 500 in the Sixth Form, based in the city centre. Bluecoat Academy Aspley is the largest school in the Trust and was the founder of Archway Learning Trust (previously known as Bluecoat Academies Trust).

The Academy is both distinctively Christian and inclusive with all students being part of a large, diverse and multi-ethnic family that we are very proud to be a part of. Bluecoat Aspley Academy is a School of Sanctuary, welcoming students and families from all backgrounds. Believe in yourself, in others, in God centres around everything we do by acting out the values of faith, family, hope and respect. Wellbeing for all is extremely important and the Academy strives to support all.

School location

Aspley Lane, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG8 5GY

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