Teacher of Music/Drama

Newmarket Academy, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 0EB

This job expired on 16 May 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    16 May 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    29 April 2022

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MPR (£25,714 - £36,961 p/a)

Teacher of Music/Drama job summary

Do you want to work in an exciting and dynamic environment, in a semi-rural setting between Cambridge & Bury St Edmunds and part of a supportive trust that will be there throughout your training & career development?

If so, then Newmarket Academy may just what you’re looking for. The academy is on a journey of rapid transformation and this position represents a unique opportunity to take a lead in the development of the school into an outstanding provider which the community can be proud of.

The academy is a growing 11-16 school within the successful Unity Schools Partnership trust. The ability to collaborate with partner and research schools provides huge opportunities for developing cutting-edge teaching methods that inspire and excite all learners to succeed.

We are looking for a creative, innovative, and enthusiastic practitioner to join our Music team and be a part of our English team through Drama. We are well equipped with iMac computers and music software such as Sibelius and Garageband, plenty of instruments including keyboards, piano’s and glockenspiels and many other instruments in every family of the orchestra. We want you to share our passion for teaching and learning, someone who is keen to motivate and challenge our students and our colleagues. The role would be perfect for an applicant looking for an entry into teaching and or a chance to build a portfolio of experiences.

Our Music/Creative Arts team is an incredibly supportive team of professionals who are supported by an excellent leadership team, who draw on the wider Trust for additional support, professional development, and career progression opportunities.

Applications from ECTs are welcomed.

What we want:

An engaging, passionate and hard-working risk taker who can motivate, inspire and challenge both students and colleagues.
Commitment to ensuring all students make exceptional progress.
What we offer includes:

Supportive and enjoyable environment to work in.
Fantastic CPD Programme.
Career progression opportunities.
Opportunities to go on trips such as to Barcelona.
Access to the onsite leisure facilities.
If prospective candidates would like to visit the Academy and meet the team, please contact Claire Bailey, PA to the Principal, on 01638 664412 or email claire.bailey@newmarketacademy.co.uk to make an appointment.

Closing Date: 09:00am, Monday 16th May 2022

Interviews: Week commencing 23rd May 2022

Please note: we may hold interviews as and when applications are received and we reserve the right to offer to a candidate prior to the closing date. We only accept applications submitted online via our careers website and which are completed before the closing deadline. With this in mind, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible and advise you check the job information as per the listing on our careers site.

We care deeply about inclusive working practices and diverse teams. If you’d prefer to work part-time or as a job-share, we’ll facilitate this wherever we can – whether to help you meet other commitments or to help you strike a great work-life balance. We’re keen to ensure we’re designing an organisation that works for everyone, so we particularly encourage applications from different under-represented groups.

Applications should be made on-line via the Academy website.

Unity Schools Partnership is committed to safer recruitment, equal opportunities, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required.

Unity Schools Partnership, welcoming diversity.

Additional allowances

The role would suit an NQT or an experienced teacher looking to further develop their career.

We offer:

• Newly refurbished learning spaces with state of the art interactive white boards and sound systems

• An excellent programme of induction into the Academy with supportive and dynamic staff

• Outstanding career development and CPD opportunities across the Trust

• Annual Well-being days

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About Newmarket Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
771 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number
01638 664412

Newmarket Academy is part of Unity Schools Partnership a forward-thinking academy trust of 30 schools (10 secondary). We value our people and we have developed a strong culture of collaboration and best practice.

Arranging a visit to Newmarket Academy

Prospective candidates are invited to visit the Academy and meet the team. Please contact Claire Bailey PA to the Headteacher on 01638 664412 or email claire.bailey@newmarketacademy.co.uk to make an appointment.

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