Head of Music, London

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City of London Academy, Highgate HillLondon

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Inner London Pay Scale + TLR 2b
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We wish to appoint a head of music who demonstrates an enthusiastic and dynamic approach to teaching exciting and creative lessons. This post offers an excellent opportunity for the successful candidate to join an exciting and innovative music department. The successful candidate will play a key role in the continued progression and development across of this key faculty in the school. 

It is essential to for candidates to be able to teach:

Music at KS3 and KS4 and to be able to manage the team of visiting music tutors that help to deliver the GCSE program and Music in Secondary School Trust program.

Already the country’s best performing Trust for the new Progress 8 measure at KS4, the City of London Academies Trust is driven by ambition: to deliver world-class results as we combine the heritage and tradition of the City of London with creativity and innovation. We have a proven track record of school improvement, offering students an exciting curriculum and opportunities to perform, showcase their talents and experience the world of work outside of the classroom.

We believe exceptional teachers create exceptional results; they transform lives and transform futures. They support every student to achieve their full potential and become a confident, resilient and compassionate individual who can make a positive contribution to society. We believe that exceptional teachers like you should be supported too, with all the opportunities you need to develop and achieve your goals. 

We’re committed to providing first-rate training and development to all of our staff, as well as excellent career advancement opportunities within this evolving Trust. You’ll find high expectations here too; we expect the kind of exemplary conduct from students that allows our teachers to do their jobs as effectively as they can. 

In this post you will play an instrumental role in school improvement, developing whole-school systems and ensuring that the school is outstanding in every category within three years. You will be working with a team whose mission it is to embed excellence in everything we do. 

For further information please visit the school’s website. www.highgatehill.cola.org.uk

Please click on the 'quick apply' button below.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and as part of the selection process an enhanced Disclosure and Barring check will be required.

Closing date for applications is 1.30pm on Monday 21st May 2018 with interviews being held Wednesday 23rd May 2018.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Holland Walk, Duncombe Road, Archway, London, N19 3EU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7281 3536
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