Head of Music Department, Northwood, London Borough of Hillingdon

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Northwood SchoolNorthwood, London Borough of Hillingdon

Date posted:
Start date: January or April 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: UPS/MPR plus Outer London Weighting / Plus TLR 2a
Contract term: Permanent

This is a fantastic opportunity for  an experienced teacher to join a dedicated and outstanding Performing Arts department. 

We seek to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated  Head of Music who will join a dynamic, growing and committed department from January or April 2019. This is an exciting opportunity for an exceptional experienced classroom teacher to make a significant contribution to the school. We are looking for a colleague who will embrace our drive to ensure that  Music and Performing Arts are at the core of our curriculum and has students' progress at the forefront of their teaching.

Northwood School offers:

  • Support for new members of staff
  • Potential for additional responsibilities
  • A well-established induction programme
  • Professional development with progression 
  • A well-embedded performance management structure  
  • Bike to Work scheme
  • Varied day and residential trips, both abroad and in the UK
  • The full support of the Headteacher, senior leaders and colleagues
  • A fantastic social life and loads more

Our School: 

  • Northwood School is a highly successful, high performing 11-18 comprehensive in the London Borough of Hillingdon 
  • Judged 'Outstanding' Ofsted October 2018
  • Significantly positive value added for the past five years. In 2018 our provisional Progress 8 of 0.8 places us in the top 5% of schools nationally
  • We recently moved to an impressive new building with fantastic Music and Performing Arts facilities 
  • Rated 5* in The Real School Guide for the last three years

You will have proven experience in: 

  • Evaluating and developing the quality of teaching and learning 
  • Enthusing and motivating students
  • Teaching up to GCSE level 

We are looking for a colleague who:

  • Is efficient, adaptable, personable and shares the vision of excellence within Northwood School
  • Is looking for an exciting opportunity to work with Northwood School in order to drive their personal career forward and share and develop new ideas

Applications will close at 12.00 p.m. on Tuesday 13th November 2018

Apply now!  Please complete the TES online application form 

The QED Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants for this post must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including reference checks with previous employers and a criminal record check with the Data Barring Service.

We reserve the right to close vacancies early if we have sufficient suitable applications.  Therefore, we encourage interested applicants to submit an application as soon as possible.

*Previous applicants need not apply



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Pinner Road, Northwood, Middlesex, HA6 1QN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1923 836363
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