Teacher of Music (Maternity Cover)

The Spires College, Torquay, Devon


Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subject Music
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £23,720 to £39,406

Job description

We are seeking to appoint a Teacher of Music for Maternity Cover at The Spires College. This is an exciting opportunity to join a flourishing department and contribute to its sustained growth.

We are passionate about teaching and learning and would love to hear from you if you share our belief in the power of education to transform lives. If you are keen to progress your career in a supportive, innovative environment and are dedicated to bringing positive outcomes for all young people then this could be the perfect role for you.

The College is a close community, with a shared desire to be the best we can be. We are committed to the professional development of our staff and invest heavily in ensuring our teachers grow and flourish as practitioners.

Essential educational requirements

A good honours degree in Music or a related subject.
A teaching qualification.

Essential qualifications

Qualification in an additional or related subject area.

Essential skills and experience

An up to date knowledge of the emerging issues in education and record of appropriate CPD.
A good practitioner in the classroom and keen to continue learning.
Capable of planning and delivering innovative lessons and Schemes of Learning.
Able to inspire high levels of student performance.
Work under pressure and prioritise according to need.
Good communication skills.
Use data effectively.
Good behaviour management skills.
The ability to think creatively to solve problems, pioneering new approaches as well as understanding which prior methods have been effective.
Have a sense of humour and good interpersonal skills.
Have high levels of energy and enthusiasm.
Ambitious and keen to prove yourself.
Committed, highly competent, reflective and resilient individual.
Experience of teaching Music through Key Stages 3 to 5.
Experience of using data to inform actions.
Experience of the role and responsibilities of a form tutor.

Employee benefits

We offer:
The opportunity to be part of a supportive team and have a voice in college improvement;
Excellent professional development and a wide range of professional opportunities, including significant leadership development opportunities;
A high level of support for all new staff;
The opportunity to work alongside excellent practitioners across the College;
An exciting and stimulating place to work in a friendly environment;
A modern, purpose-built building and excellent facilities.

School overview

School type LA Maintained School
Education phase Secondary
School size 979 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website The Spires College website (opens in a new window)
Contact email nosborne@thespirescollege.com

About The Spires College

Co-educational, 11-18 college with a bilateral stream

School location

Westlands Lane, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 3PE