Curriculum Leader for Music, Fulford, York

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Fulford SchoolFulford, York

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Teachers Pay and Conditions (MPS/UPS) + TLR 2b £4,442
Contract term: Permanent

This is a fantastic opportunity for a talented, ambitious professional to lead our Music department and to develop the Music provision within our outstanding school. It offers the successful candidate an excellent opportunity to promote learning and achievement and to contribute to the success and development of our school community.   

The successful applicant will:  

• Lead and inspire a love of learning in Music.  

• Be an inspirational practitioner who maximises the potential of students and staff. 

• Enhance learning and teaching within Music.  

• Be able to teach Music at GCSE and A level. 

• Maximise achievement through rigorous monitoring, intervention and review. 

• Lead the planning and development of the Music curriculum. 

• Have energy, resilience, optimism, a sense of humour and the determination to see things through.   

• Make a full contribution to the wider life of the school, our extra-curricular Music offer and the personal development of our students. 

• Be eager to act as a supportive Form Tutor.  

In return we offer: 

  • A fantastic opportunity to contribute to the success of the Music department within our school. 
  • The opportunity to develop within a highly supportive environment. 
  • Highly motivated students who are keen to participate and succeed.  
  • The scope to take a love of Music well beyond the classroom.  

We are a highly successful, oversubscribed 11-18 mixed comprehensive school with 1400 students in the school including over 260 in the sixth form. Our outcomes are consistently high with 81% of students achieving 9-4 in English and Maths in 2017 and our GCSE and A level results regularly place us in the best performing schools in the country.  Our motto of ‘Realising potential and creating the future’ is reflected in our commitment to maximising the personal development and achievement of all those in our school community.  

Further details and an application form are attached. Completed forms supported by a letter of application should be addressed to Miss J Mountain, PA to the Headteacher (Email address:  

Closing date for applications: Monday 26 February 2018  

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo appropriate child protection screening including a DBS check.  

Applicants will be asked to provide full employment history and any gaps in employment will be explored at interview.

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More about Fulford School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Fulfordgate, Heslington Lane, Fulford, York, North Yorkshire, YO10 4FY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1904 633300
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‘Realising potential, creating the future’  

Our mission statement, designed by our students, highlights our commitment to maximising achievement and to develop our students as individuals. We believe that there is no limit to learning or ceilin...