Head of Music, Leeds

Closing date:Expiring soon

Cardinal Heenan Catholic High SchoolLeeds

Date posted:
Start date: 1 January 2020
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR 2a £2667 per annum
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Head of Music

Permanent post required for January 2020

Scale: MPS/UPS plus TLR 2a £2667 per annum (currently under review)

Governors are seeking to appoint an experienced, enthusiastic and highly motivated teacher to join our high achieving school as Head of Music.  If you are someone who has a natural passion and enthusiasm for music, clear leadership attributes and a strong desire to help all students and staff reach their full potential, then we would be very pleased to hear from you.

Alongside a track record of good achievement in music, the department provides a supportive learning environment committed to developing students aspirations in achieving their full academic and personal potential whilst encouraging all students to develop their own understanding and enjoyment of music.

You will be joining a committed team of  specialists that strives for creativity and commitment to strong teaching and learning of music. 

What makes us unique is the way that we meet these aims that creates an atmosphere where all students are inspired, encouraged and supported to the highest levels of educational achievement. 

We are eager to hear from you if you are: 

· Able to lead by example. 

· An excellent practitioner who believes that all pupils can achieve. 

· Able to excel in an environment where pupils genuinely enjoy school and have a love of learning. 

· Ambitious for yourself and our pupils, and able to thrive in our supportive, collaborative environment.

· Ability to communicate effectively with staff and pupils.

In return for your hard work, we offer a rewarding and exciting environment where students are keen to learn. We welcome applications from experienced teachers with an aspiration to become head of music as well as those currently fulfilling the role in another school.

Further details and Catholic Education Service application forms are available from the school website (www.cardinalheenan.com).

Please note that covering letters are not required and will not be used as part of the shortlisting or selection process. There is a section of the application form where candidates may offer further information to support their application. This can take the form of a letter of no more than two sides of A4.

Closing date:  Friday 27 September 2019 at 11:00 am (interviews will be held on Wednesday 2 October 2019)

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, hence all appointments made are subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

More about Cardinal Heenan Catholic High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Tongue Lane, Meanwood, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS6 4QE, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 113 8873240
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