6 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    16 April 2021 at 12:00 pm

  • Date listed

    31 March 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Subject
Music
Working pattern
Part-time only
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
M1-M9

Job summary

This is an exciting opportunity for a Music teacher to grow and develop a curriculum tailored to our students' skills. Students at Grace are energetic and enthusiastic about all genres of music and, with a passionate subject specialist, students' talent and knowledge could be fostered and thrive. Key Stage 3 students at Grace Academy learn a diverse range of musical skills, including singing, use of musical technology and keyboard playing. They are introduced to concepts such as vocal range, melodies, harmonies, rhythm, pitch and general performance skills.

The Music department is part of the Arts Faculty which consists of Music, Physical Education, Design & Technology, Drama and Art. Within the department there is a Faculty Lead, Lead of PE, two teachers who are part of the Academy Leadership team, two who are Heads of Year and teaching staff within each area.

We are a welcoming and caring community where our core values of limitless potential, intentional excellence, mutual respect, genuine integrity and amazing grace based on Christian values, run through all we do. It is central to our ethos, day to day curriculum, extra-curricular activities and pastoral structures. Here at Grace Academy we not only focus on the academic excellence of students but also work with students on supporting them to be the best human beings they can be.
We have high expectations for all those involved in the education of children. It is important that all students leaving Grace Academy have the qualifications they need in order to follow the path they have chosen; that students do not limit themselves and that staff and parents support them in raising their expectations and aspirations.
We pride ourselves on our caring ethos with a strong and genuine focus on staff wellbeing, putting development and wellbeing at the heart of our work. We work hard to look after our pool of talented staff who are encouraged to grow, develop and work collaboratively.
The trust schools have a shared vision and purpose: to deliver outstanding educational experiences that lead to inspiring outcomes. Each academy has a strong individual identity and tailors their educational provision to serve their local community. Academies within the trust collaborate to share expertise and maximise opportunities and experiences for our students.
The teaching requirement is 4 days per week.

Applying for the job

How to apply:
Please read through the information in the pack carefully and please do not hesitate to contact the Academy if you would like to arrange a pre application visit – we strongly welcome this. If you cannot make a visit, then please feel free to phone us to talk about the post.
Visits to the Academy or an informal confidential discussion with the Head can be arranged via Nicole Chapman at Nicolechapman@graceacademy.org.uk or on 02476 589 000.
You should ensure that you have completed all sections of the application form. Please submit your letter of application with no more than two A4 sides, plus your application form to Mike Sherwin via email at academygrace@hays.com by 12 noon on the 16th April 2021.

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy
Education phase
Secondary
School size
677 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
02476 589000

About Grace Academy Coventry

Welcome from the Principal
Thank you for your interest in this key role at Grace Academy Coventry. The successful applicant will pivotal in supporting the Academy in the next stage of its journey. We are currently on a journey towards excellence and we are seeking an enthusiastic, committed and passionate individual who will bring a range of experience to the Arts Faculty.
At Grace Academy we aim to be aspirational, proud of who we are and seek what is true, just and fair. We believe that all of our students should be happy and safe and have the limitless potential to succeed. With a positive attitude of mutual respect, genuine integrity and amazing grace, they can strive for intentional excellence and our curriculum reflects this.
Grace Academy joined the TOVE Learning Trust in April 2019, we are a close knit family of schools and work together to grow together.
I joined the Academy in September 2019 and have had the pleasure of leading the Academy through a successful Ofsted inspection at the end of December 2019 where we were recognised as having good leadership and management and good personal development provision. We have also more recently has an Ofsted Remote Monitoring Inspection which also recognised the hard work and achievement of staff. This post is part of the next exciting stage in our journey to excellence.
At the centre of all we do is the focus of what is best for the students. My team and I pride ourselves on making decisions from a position of integrity. As a parent myself, I strongly believe that if it is not good enough for my children, then it is not good enough for Grace students. This is even more important in the current climate.
We have amazing students here at Grace who deserve the best possible life chances. We encourage students to be praised and recognised whilst at the same time being challenged to meet our expectations.
In order to support colleagues we have a full CPD programme for staff at all stages of their career both internally and externally. We understand the challenges of working in our profession and have an active Well-being Committee and Workload Committee who focus on promoting a healthy work life balance.
I hope that through reading the information pack, visiting our website and reading our most recent Ofsted report you will be encouraged to apply for a position at Grace Academy. I would encourage you to contact us for a pre-application visit or telephone conversation to discuss any aspect of the role or anything else regarding the Academy you would like to know.
I look forward to meeting you.

Ms Janina Taylor
Principal

Arranging a visit to Grace Academy Coventry

How to apply:
Please read through the information in the pack carefully and please do not hesitate to contact the Academy if you would like to arrange a pre application visit – we strongly welcome this. If you cannot make a visit, then please feel free to phone us to talk about the post.
Visits to the Academy or an informal confidential discussion with the Head can be arranged via Nicole Chapman at Nicolechapman@graceacademy.org.uk or on 02476 589 000.

School location

Wigston Road, Coventry, West Midlands, CV2 2RH

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