Teacher of Music

Washington Academy, Washington, Tyne and Wear, NE37 2AA

12 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2023

  • Application deadline

    17 October 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    23 September 2022

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Key stages

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

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Opportunity for TLR 2B for exceptional candidates to lead music

Teacher of Music job summary

Do students have a “crescendo” of enthusiasm in your lessons? Is your “tone” inclusive and inspirational? Are your values in “harmony” with ours? If so, you could be the music teacher we are looking for! 

We are looking for someone who is passionate about their subject and determined to impart knowledge, skills and understanding to all our young people, whilst exciting and engaging them in their learning.

 Candidates will have the drive and motivation to continually improve the department, whilst understanding the importance of developing a positive culture. We are looking for: An inclusive individual, with high expectations of their students, who is committed to maximising rates of progress and has innovative curriculum ideas to support all pupils, someone with a sense of humour, who understands the importance of developing a positive culture in our organisation. 

If you feel you share our values, have the vision and drive for excellence and want to be part of an enthusiastic and dedicated team, committed to ensuring that students fulfil their potential, then we would like to hear from you. The successful candidate will present the best possible example of professional standards to colleagues.

Using the application form

To apply please download and complete the attached application form. Please note we do not accept CV’s.

We ask that all completed application forms are sent to Kim Weller at kim.weller@consilium-at.com

Please ensure that within your application you provide the names, addresses, and contact details for two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer.

The closing date for applications is Monday 17th October 9:00am

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About Washington Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
629 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

At Washington Academy we are proud to be a part of Consilium, and want everyone within our Academy, whether students, teaching or support staff to have the opportunities to be the best they can be.

As previously mentioned by David Clayton, our CEO, we take staff development very seriously. Good quality benefits everyone, both staff and students. Our colleagues here at Washington Academy have
access to bespoke training opportunities and resources tailored specifically for their needs.

Washington Academy offers excellent learning experiences to all its students through a remarkably diverse curriculum which caters for the needs of all. The academy opened new state of the art building in 2009 and endeavours to ensure all our young people enjoy their lessons in an inspiring learning environment.

Students, parents, staff and governors are proud of recent achievements here and, as well as helping students achieve the results needed for their chosen career paths, we have a huge and varied programme of activities and extra-curricular opportunities on offer.

Washington Academy is fully committed to each individual in our academy, recognising their uniqueness and individual potential. We have high expectations of all students in terms of behaviour and commitment
to learning and of our parents in working with us as partners to support individual progress.

Our very strong links with partner primary schools ensures smooth transition from primary to secondary school, allowing a strategic approach to raising aspirations and generating further success.

Washington Academy is a place where all members of its community feel welcome, safe and experience a sense of belonging. We believe that only where this exists can learning and personal development progress
successfully. Washington Academy is seeking to develop the whole person.

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