Teacher of Music

Moulton School and Science College, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN3 7SD

42 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2023

  • Application deadline

    30 September 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    15 July 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover (1 year)

Salary

£25,714 - £41,604

Teacher of Music job summary

MOULTON SCHOOL AND SCIENCE COLLEGE

MUSIC TEACHER

MATERNITY LEAVE | FULL TIME

TEACHERS’ PROFESSIONAL SCALE

£25,714 - £41,604

We are seeking to appoint, from January 2023 (or sooner, if possible), an enthusiastic teacher of Music to teach across Key Stages 3 to 5. The ideal candidate would have an engaging and music-centred approach to teaching and learning, backed up by strong subject knowledge and musical ability. 

Under the guidance of the Subject Leader for Music, there will be opportunities to develop the curriculum, as well as participating in and expanding on the extra-curricular offering. 

Moulton School has a well-resourced music department, which includes a suite of Apple Macs, and whole-class sets of guitars, djembes, ukuleles and glockenspiels.  

 

We are looking for someone who:

·         enjoys being part of a team and sharing ideas and materials

·         wants to make lessons fun and engaging

·         enjoys learning new skills

·         has experience of teaching KS3, GCSE and A-Level Music

You will:

·         Reflect our values of Safety, Respect, Positivity, Kindness and Cooperation and help to instill these in our students. 

·         Be committed to high standards of teaching and learning

·         Be able to motivate, challenge and inspire students to achieve their best

·         Be able to establish and develop quality working relationships with students and staff.


We can offer you:

·         Excellent facilities for teaching and learning

·         Professional development support to improve your practice

·         A school with a strong commitment to improving performance and outcomes. 

 

Closing date: 30th September 2022

We reserve the right to withdraw the advert if sufficient applications are received before the closing date.

 

Moulton School is a successful, popular and over-subscribed school on the northern boundary of Northampton.  The school was graded Good in its last two Ofsted inspections, and there is a strong commitment to further improvement based on effective teaching and learning and high expectations of students. Whilst maintaining firm discipline, built around our ASPIRE ethos and school values, the school is deeply committed to supporting the development of whole child, and is one of very few schools to hold the Restorative Services Quality Mark.  Our student leadership programme is also a significant strength of the school.  As a member of staff at Moulton School, your on-going professional development is of crucial importance, and the school has an outstanding record of supporting colleagues into middle and senior leadership roles.

·         “The school makes people feel special” Parent

·         “Being at Moulton School has been a great experience and I have learnt lots!” Year 8 student.

·         “As a new member of staff, I was made to feel valued and supported. Joining the school mid-way through a pandemic, I was apprehensive but the staff at Moulton school made me so welcome and it wasn't long before I felt part of the MSSC team. There is an ethos of kindness and it shows. I have never worked with staff that are so motivated by their school's values.  The leadership team are always close-by and ready to help and offer solutions, support and friendly encouragement. Thank you MSSC, I am so proud to work at this wonderful school. Teacher. 

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to show this commitment. The successful applicant will be expected to undertake safeguarding checks, including a criminal record check via the Disclosure & Barring Service, the cost of which will be met by the school. 

Please note, it is an offence to apply for the role if the applicant is barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

This post is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975 (2013 and 2020), which requires you to disclose all spent convictions and cautions except those which are ‘protected’ under Police Act 1997 – Part V.

Please be aware that referees will be contacted prior to interview in accordance with accepted Child Protection Procedures. 

Further details and application forms are available from the school website www.moultonschool.co.uk and on TES.com

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About Moulton School and Science College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1349 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01604 641600

Moulton School is a warm, welcoming and hardworking school community, striving for excellence in all that we do. We want our students to leave school having maximised their academic progress, but also with fond memories of the breadth of opportunities taken, the relationships made, and the experiences enjoyed; for example, through our flagship student leadership programme.

Situated five miles from Northampton and close to the M1, Moulton is a peaceful location with close proximity to the modern conveniences of town living .

Moulton School is built on a commitment to academic excellence and the highest of personal standards, within an environment which provides each individual with the care, support and encouragement that they need to succeed. We pride ourselves on traditional values, such as hard work and discipline, whilst preparing young people for all the challenges of life in the 21st century.

Our students are committed to their learning, and we have the highest of expectations of them, both academically, and in the character that they demonstrate as they grow and develop. Our core values and ethos statement “ASPIRE – Strive for Great Things” sets the tone, both for our expectations, and for the achievements that we are able to celebrate.

Students are encouraged to become highly motivated, independent learners and are able to learn through differentiated learning activities. This allows them to develop high levels of knowledge, skills and technological understanding. Students’ work is carefully monitored and assessed regularly and they are involved in target setting.

Our success is built on partnership and we are very fortunate in the high quality of staff who care for and guide the students through their time at Moulton challenging them at every step to become the young people that they can be.

We are, as you may imagine, very proud of our students.

STAFF DEVELOPMENT
Moulton has a talented and dedicated staff who show pride and commitment to their role. Our students benefit from their professionalism and their work in supporting students to achieve their best.

High quality teaching and high expectations are at the heart of Moulton School and all teachers will be expected to develop practice which supports the ethos, values and vision, and contributes to the overall life and work of the school.

Moulton School has strong staff development programme with a wealth of experienced staff working with teachers and support staff. To that end, we strive to create a learning environment that elicits outstanding outcomes for students.

Staff are committed to their own development, and many take part in helping others to progress. In order to support this, we run training and development sessions that take place after school.

There are also various training routes for staff to follow including.

• Training School Network Programme
• New staff and ECT induction programme in-house and as part of the SWAN network
• Year 2 Teachers’ Programme
• Middle Leaders’ Programme
• Subject Leader and Senior Leadership qualifications (NPQSL) (NPQML)

Many staff take part in regular subject specific training, and staff I specialist roles may attend external training courses run by specialists in areas such as pastoral care, First Aid, mental health and wellbeing, MAGT and challenge.
Moulton School values diversity, and has developed an Equalities Policy to ensure that everyone within the school community is treated fairly, irrespective of race, gender, disability, sexuality or age.

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