Teacher of Music - Maternity Cover Bedale High School, Bedale, North Yorkshire

Job description

We seek to appoint an exceptional and inspirational music teacher who would rise to the challenge of teaching in a high performing Creative Faculty.

You will be an excellent and enthusiastic practitioner who is able to inspire students to engage and achieve. You will be part of a team developing your skills, enabling students to progress and to reach their goals.

The music department is responsible for delivering Music to all students at KS3, and a significant number at KS4. In the last two years, there has been a considerable uptake at GCSE Music.
The department offers an innovative environment in which to develop teaching and learning strategies and raise the standards achieved by students. The music department has one dedicated classroom, which is equipped with keyboards, computers and specialist music software and two further practice rooms.

Bedale High School is a friendly, innovative school rated Good by Ofsted in January 2019. It is situated in the centre of the beautiful county of North Yorkshire bordering the Yorkshire Dales National Park, offering a high quality of life. The school is only 10 minutes from the A1 making it easily accessible from Teeside, York, Leeds and Newcastle.

Essential educational requirements

An appropriate degree / relevant qualifications or experience with an ability to teach up to KS4 GCSE AQA Music

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

Experience -
Teaching Music across KS3 and KS4 including planning, preparation & marking in line with AQA exam board syllabus.
Use of ICT in the classroom including music software - Sibelius & MuseScore.

Knowledge & Understanding -
Secure knowledge of the developments in the Music curriculum
Knowledge and understanding of the requirements of high quality teaching/pedagogy including AFL.
Thorough knowledge of subject area.

Teaching and Learning -
Commitment to raising achievement across a key stage.
Willingness to learn, develop and share skills
High expectations of all pupils.
Ability to engage and motivate pupils.
Ability to deploy behaviour management strategies effectively.

Employee benefits

The school offers all employees training and support, peer mentoring and the chance to develop skills by supporting extra-curricular activities. Employees also benefit from NYCC's Everybody Benefits Scheme including access to tax free childcare vouchers. The school has an established induction programme for all new members of our community.

About Bedale High School

Fitzalan Road, Bedale, North Yorkshire, DL8 2EQ
LA Maintained School
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