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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    20 April 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    30 March 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Mainscale Outer London

What skills and experience we're looking for

If you are an inspiring, enthusiastic Teacher of Music, who recognises that the best practitioners always want to improve, we would like to talk to you. The ability to teach Music at Key Stage 4 is essential, as well as a willingness to be involved in the extensive extra-curricular programme the Arts offers, such as the popular annual school production, music clubs and workshops.

What the school offers its staff

Our Arts Faculty has a wealth of experience ranging across the three Arts disciplines; Music, Drama and Art. The faculty has a strong team consisting of experienced teachers, a Head of Performing Arts, technician support and a Head of Faculty.

We have professional Music facilities including a music studio, instrument practice rooms and state of the art hardware and software that we have recently invested heavily in. The successful candidate must be able to teach Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 Music at a high standard. We currently run OCR GCSE Music. We will gladly accept applications from NQTs, ECTs, recently qualified and experienced teachers. The ability to demonstrate excellent subject knowledge and to consistently teach inspirational lessons within this highly committed faculty is essential.

At Redden Court School we prioritise the development of outstanding teaching and learning alongside wellbeing. All members of the school community are cared for, valued and listened to, we support and challenge our students to aspire to be the very best that they can be; enabling them to be responsible, capable and ambitious citizens. We have the highest expectations of our students and staff.

We invest in our staff to help them to become the best possible teachers they can be. There are excellent opportunities for people who work hard. Effort is often recognised in career development. Many who came to us as NQTs now have substantial leadership roles. Our CPD programme and collegiate approach are highly effective.

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About Redden Court School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1019 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01708 342293

We pride ourselves on being a fully comprehensive school placed at the heart of the community. We want all of our students to be happy, ambitious and to achieve results that reflect their true potential. Our school has served the local community of Harold Wood for many years, providing a high quality education to the students of this area. Our vision is focused on a ‘Commitment to Success for All’ and high levels of aspiration for every member of our community. The school is forward thinking and progressive. We seek to achieve the very best for all of our students through the use of a rich variety of educational approaches. We have caring staff who are dedicated to ensuring the students are successful in every aspect of their learning. Redden Court is the founding school in the Success for All Educational Trust and is recognised as one of the highest performing mixed comprehensive schools in Havering. We are an accredited ‘Thinking School’ and have very close links with the Cognitive Education Development Unit at the University of Exeter. Metacognition and the development of thinking skills is at the heart of our teaching and learning in the school as we believe it plays an important part in developing resilient and independent learners. We also have very strong links with the Havering Teacher Training Programme, we are a senior partner in the Empower Teaching Alliance and we are recognised as a Leading Edge School by the SSAT. The school has also been accredited with All Together (Anti Bullying), Place2Be (Student Mental Health), SEND Exceptional Outcomes Award, The Quality in Careers Standards, Healthy Schools Gold Award and Gold Travel Ambassadors Award. We are a growing community Trust with inclusion at the heart of our ethos and require leaders who will bring this vision to life. These are exciting times for Redden Court School with so much change and challenge in the future.

Arranging a visit to Redden Court School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email cmorris@reddencourtcloud.co.uk.

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