Teacher of Music

Chobham Academy, London

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Job details

Job role Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Subject Music
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary MPS (Inner London) + £2,000 Harris Allowance

Job summary

Chobham Academy is currently looking to appoint a qualified Teacher of Music to join its team of specialists.

Passionate about education and have a flair for working with young people? Join us. We look for teachers who are resilient, highly driven and self motivated, who will go the extra mile to ensure that students achieve beyond their own expectations.

Your opportunity

Chobham Academy is always on the lookout for inspirational and influential staff. Most of all, we are on the lookout for potential colleagues who like our students and want to help them succeed.

We understand that if staff are to give their best to our students over a sustained period of time, then the school needs to provide them with the best deal possible. We want our staff team to be well motivated and well looked after. If your time at Chobham is to be happy, then it needs to be rewarding and professionally fulfilling.

The Performing Arts department comprises of two members of Music staff, three Drama teachers and a full time Performing Arts Technician. We are very lucky to have 7 expert peripatetic instrument teachers that you will be working very closely with. The Music rooms are large and are equipped with drum kits, electric and acoustic guitars, keyboards and pianos. The department also boasts a suite with twenty-seven iMacs all with Logic and Sibelius software. There is a fully functional digital studio and eight practice rooms. You would be working in one of the best resourced departments in London.

The ideal candidate would be proficient in music technology with a particular emphasis on Logic X and Sibelius. Piano as a first instrument and the ability to teach key stage 5 is desirable.

In line with the Government’s announcement, our academy is closed until further notice. However, during this period it is our intention to continue with critical recruitment for key positions starting in September 2020. In place of academy interviews, alternative options will be offered so that no one is at a disadvantage, and applicants should expect telephone or virtual interviews, with the possibility of onsite academy interviews only in special cases. We want to reassure applicants that effective measures have been implemented to ensure their health and wellbeing whilst on academy premises.

Thank you for your cooperation during this difficult time.

The successful candidate will:

Hold QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree.
Implement and deliver an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum for students.
Support the subject area as appropriate and provide direction for Subject Lead and teachers.
Monitor and support the overall progress and development of students.
Provide a motivating and structured learning experience, which will provide students with the opportunity to achieve their individual potential.
Contribute significantly to raising standards of students' attainment as a teacher and form tutor.
For a full job description and person specification, please download the Job Pack.

Why work at Chobham Academy?

World-class facilities for learning, leisure and sport, creating a dynamic centre of learning and the hub of the local community
An all-through Academy, providing unique opportunities for nurturing and developing excellence throughout the local community
Inclusive model of learning, with an ethos based upon aspiration, ambition and high achievement for all
All the advantages of a successful academy group, including a strong central team of support, teaching and leadership staff
Generous Harris rewards and benefits package

Chobham Academy is always on the lookout for inspirational and influential staff. Most of all, we are on the lookout for potential colleagues who like our students and want to help them succeed. We understand that if staff are to give their best to our students over a sustained period of time, then the school needs to provide them with the best deal possible. We want or staff team to be well motivated and well looked after. If your time at Chobham is to be happy, then it needs to be rewarding and professionally fulfilling.

Next Steps

Please download the Job Pack for full details on the job responsibilities and person specification. You will need this when completing your online application.

If you have any questions about this opportunity, please contact us via e-mail, or call to arrange a conversation.

Please note: we may hold interviews as and when applications are received, and this job may be withdrawn without notice. Applications will only be considered if submitted online and before the closing deadline. With this in mind, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

Being a part of the Harris Federation

We are recognised as the top performing large multi-academy trust in England for primary and secondary education. Closing the gap between young people from disadvantaged backgrounds and their peers has always been a core mission of Harris. Holding a reputation for bringing transformative approaches to education, we hold a unrivalled track record in achieving success through rapid school improvement.

Our people are at the heart of this success. We invest in our staff with support, coaching, mentoring, and a wide range of training programmes available at every stage of your career.

We look for talented individuals who share our vision for creating exceptional places of learning, and are committed to ensuring that every child in London has access to the best possible education.

Safeguarding Notice

The Harris Federation and all our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants.

Diversity and Equality

We are committed to equality and to valuing diversity as an employer and a provider of education.

Employee benefits

In addition to the opportunities for career progression, training and development, we also offer a competitive rewards and benefits package.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase All Through
School size 1916 pupils enrolled
Age range 3 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Chobham Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email careers@harrisfederation.org.uk

About Chobham Academy

Chobham Academy opened in September 2013 as part of the Harris Federation. Our 3-18 academy is a world class educational legacy of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Situated within the East Village complex, the academy serves the community newly established in 2,800 new homes, along with existing communities in Newham and Waltham Forest. Chobham Academy is judged "Outstanding" in every category by Ofsted.

School location

40 Cheering Lane, London, E20 1BD