Teacher of Music

Ark Boulton Academy, Birmingham, West Midlands


Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subject Music
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Main pay range 6, £24,982 to £36,870

Job summary

‘It takes a whole community to bring up a child’ is not just a motto at Ark Boulton, it influences the way we support each other, our parents, students and other stakeholders.
Our teachers are the backbone of this community and are given the room to grow and develop in an encouraging, challenging and rewarding environment. As role-models they exemplify the virtues we strive to instil in our students, which include courage, self-discipline, commitment and honesty.
Our strapline ‘growing together, reaching higher’ applies as much to our staff as our students. We recognise that the health and wellbeing of our staff will affect that of our students. For this reason, we have invested in developing our wellbeing room and other initiatives to care for our whole school community.

Essential educational requirements

• Qualified to Grade 8 (or equivalent) in at least one musical instrument

Essential qualifications

• Qualified to teach and right to work in the UK

Essential skills and experience

• Demonstrable commitment to raising attainment of all pupils in a challenging classroom environment
• Excellent understanding of both subject and general teaching pedagogy
• Up to date knowledge of styles of music relevant to instruments
• High level guitar/vocal coaching/piano/percussion skills
• Able to create and adapt musical arrangements in a variety of styles and genres
• Experience of leading rehearsals and performances
• Effective and systematic behaviour management
• Be or demonstrate the potential to become an outstanding teacher

Employee benefits

Become a member of our school family and embrace multiple opportunities for personal and professional development, not just within the school, but from the internationally renowned Ark family of schools we are a part of. As a result, our staff can share best practice and receive training from some of the best educators in the country.

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 894 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Ark Boulton Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email hr@arkboulton.org

School location

Golden Hillock Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B11 2QG