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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    26 February 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    6 February 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

T1 - T9

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint a music specialist who is able to contribute to the effective delivery of performing arts at Sharples.

We require someone who can demonstrate and evidence: -

  • Excellent communication skills;
  • A high level of subject expertise and an in-depth understanding of curriculum pedagogical and assessment issues associated with achieving outstanding results at both key stages;
  • Excellent teaching and improving student outcomes.

The key areas of responsibility will be: -

  • To plan teaching to achieve outstanding progress in students’ learning;
  • To set high expectations for students’ behaviour, establishing and maintaining a good standard of discipline through well focused teaching and the development of positive and productive relationships;
  • To use a variety of teaching methods and resources, which sustain the momentum of students work and keeps all pupils engaged;
  • To use assessment information to inform planning and maximise progress;
  • To mark and monitor students' work providing constructive feedback and setting appropriate targets to maximise progress.

What the school offers its staff

Sharples School Multi-Academy Trust is an oversubscribed mixed comprehensive with 1,200 pupils on roll, situated in the North of Bolton in pleasant surroundings. The school provides stimulating and innovative opportunities for learning, transforming the aspirations and educational outcomes for all students and the local community. Sharples was judged ‘Good’ at its last inspection in 2019, with areas of outstanding practice.

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic teacher of music to work in our forward-thinking and successful school as we strive to be outstanding in all we do. The post would be suitable for either an Early Career Teacher or an experienced practitioner. Sharples School provides a very effective and supportive induction programme for ECT’s. For experienced members of the profession, there are many CPD opportunities within the school to add to their existing range of experience and expertise. There are opportunities for working with classes across the ability spectrum at both KS3 and 4 and to work in a pastoral role as a form tutor.

Further details about the role

To apply for this post, download the school application form which should be completed in full and submitted with a letter of application outlining how you meet the requirements of the post. This should be no more than two sides of A4, point 10, and send by e-mail to recruitment@sharplesschool.co.uk no later than 9.00 am Monday 26 February 2024. Interviews will be held on Monday 4 March 2024.

Please note that CVs are not accepted.

We are unable to offer Visa Sponsorship.

Commitment to safeguarding

Sharples School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure from the disclosure and barring service.

Please note that in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023, an online search will be carried out as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates.

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About Sharples School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1198 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01204 333253

Gold Winner Pearson Teaching Awards – ‘Secondary School of the Year 2023-24’

2023 Progress 8 score +0.82

National School Awards ‘Leadership Team of the Year’ 2022-23

Sharples School is an oversubscribed mixed comprehensive with 1,200 pupils on roll, situated in the North of Bolton in pleasant surroundings. The school provides stimulating and innovative opportunities for learning, transforming the aspirations and educational outcomes for all students and the local community. Sharples was judged ‘Good’ at its last inspection in 2019, with areas of outstanding practice.

Arranging a visit to Sharples School

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

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