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Head of Music

Queens' SchoolHertfordshire

Required for September 2021, we are looking to appoint a dynamic, enthusiastic and highly skilled Teacher of Music to lead this department in our highly creative school. The successful candidate will be joining our excellent team.  We are looking for someone who has a clear vision for music throughout the school. This will include curriculum and extra-curricular activity with performance at its heart.

Please note, should the ideal candidate apply, interviews to fill this position will take place before the closing date. 

Our ideal candidate will:

• Have a passion for the subject and the ability to share this will our students

• Have the resolve to make a real difference

• Have the ability to achieve excellent results

• Have the capacity to work collaboratively as part of a team

We can offer:

• Happy and enthusiastic students who want to learn

• Supportive parents who value education

• A professionally stimulating and supportive working environment

• A strong commitment to professional development and progression

• A commitment to staff wellbeing

Queens’ is a thriving and oversubscribed school with a well-established reputation for academic achievement. At GCSE the Average Attainment 8 Grade was 5.68.  In 2019 85% of students achieved 5 Standards Passes including English and Maths.

Attainment 8 was 5.9. Progress 8 was 0.39

We provide a safe, caring and challenging environment for learning, committed to the development of every student as an individual.  We understand that while students have different gifts and talents we have a strong belief that everyone can be Great.

In our last Ofsted Inspection, it was noted that Queens’ has a ‘highly regarded senior leadership team’; ‘pupils are clearly proud of their school and enjoy learning’ and ‘teaching and learning is at the top of the agenda.’

All staff benefit from high quality continuing professional development opportunities and there is a comprehensive Induction programme for NQT’s

Applications to the Headteacher, Jonathan Morrell, to include school application form, covering letter and full contact details of two referees applications@queens.herts.sch.uk

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All posts are exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.  Appointments will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via the Disclosure and Barring Service and references from previous employers.  We are an Equal Opportunities employer.

Queens’ School (Bushey) Ltd. is a Charitable Company limited by guarantee

Registered Office: Aldenham Road, Bushey, Hertfordshire, WD23 2TY

Telephone: 01923 224465 Facsimile: 01923 223975

email: office@queens.herts.sch.uk www.queens.herts.sch.uk

Registered in England; Registered Number 07650609

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