Head of Learning Area - Music and Performance, Newham

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Oasis Academy SilvertownNewham

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Start date: 01 September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS, Inner London, + Teachers' Pension Scheme + TLR 2A
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are looking for an excellent Head of Learning Area – Music and Performance to join our fantastic team at Oasis Academy Silvertown.

Oasis Academy Silvertown is a successful secondary academy in the Royal Docks area of East London. Oasis Silvertown received its first Ofsted Inspection in May 2017 and were delighted to be awarded “good” with 3 “outstanding” judgements for Leadership and Management, Personal Development, Behaviour, Welfare and Student Outcomes. We have an ambitious mission statement for all our students: Ready for University. Ready to Lead. Our mission is underpinned by our core values, which staff and students hold: Be proud, be professional, be nice, be independent, and be resilient. We are seeking an exceptional leader with untiring dedication, positivity and initiative to assist in the further development and growth of our Academy. 

Oasis Academy Silvertown is committed to excellence and inclusivity in the arts for all students.  The high-quality classroom music curriculum follows Musical Futures principals as well as ensuring that all students are prepared for GCSE Music should they choose to take it. Beyond the classroom, a broad enrichment and extra-curricular programme draws on the expertise of academy staff as well as those in partner organisations. The academy recently received funding from Restore the Music and is in the process of applying for Artsmark. 

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of a high performing team who are passionately committed to securing the best possible life chances for the young people of Silvertown. This role will require huge amounts of resilience, perseverance for the long haul and a constant drive for innovative excellence. The role will suit a leader who has a big vision for the arts and for developing the music department into an influential and inspirational arts provider.  This role will be incredibly rewarding and will also offer exciting progression for the future. 

If you would like to apply, please complete the Application Form (CVs are not accepted). Please ensure you provide the name, address and status of two referees, one of whom should be your current Line Manager.  Candidates should be aware we will seek references on shortlisted candidates and may approach previous employers for information to verify particular experience or qualifications before interview. 

If you would like to know more about OAS, please see our website http://www.oasisacademysilvertown.org and twitter page.

If you are not clear about any aspect of the application procedure, do not hesitate to contact us for clarification. 

Please be aware that the deadline for this role is Monday 18 March 2019 at 5pm.  

Interviews for this role will take place during the week commencing Monday 25 March 2019.

Completed forms should be returned to Anna DuCran, PA to Principal & Academy Leadership

Email: recruitment@oasissilvertown.org

Post: Anna DuCran

Oasis Academy Silvertown

Rymill Street

London E16 2TX



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Temporary Address, Rymill Street, 65 Evelyn Road, London, E16 2JF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7059 2500
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About the School

Oasis Academy Silvertown is situated just south of the Royal Victoria Docks in Britannia Village, London. We are a brand new co-educational school admitting students between the ages of 11-16. Deliberately small we offer a safe learni...