Please note, due to a high volume of applications, this role will close earlier than originally specified. The closing date is now on 19th June 2019.
Howden School requires a Subject Leader in Music from September to teach KS3 and KS4.
The additional responsibility in this role attracts a TLR 2a. Previous management experience is not essential, but you must be able to demonstrate a thorough understanding of the Music curriculum and an ability to lead students through national qualifications. Howden School currently undertakes GCSE Music, but there may be an option to expand into Btech moving forward.
There will be a requirement to teach subjects outside of music to meet the demands of the timetable. This includes Functional Skills. Full support will be given with these lessons pre-prepared.
The Music department has always been a strength at Howden School. As the Subject Leader you will be the sole Music Teacher, but you will have the support of the wider Performing Arts team. You will have the opportunity to work collaboratively with your colleagues on whole-school events. The music department is key to promoting Howden School and working with the local community and you will have the opportunity to diversify extra-curricular activities and events.
Howden School is a rural secondary school with over 650 students. The value and ethos of ‘Team Howden’. As a relatively small secondary, there are numerous opportunities to undertake additional responsibility and be involved in the wider school community. The value and ethos of ‘Team Howden’ is evident across all departments and between both students and staff. Individuals respect each other and are aware of how their actions will affect themselves and others.
Howden School is consistently looking to improve the outcomes of our students and there are numerous CPD opportunities to assist your professional development and achieving your full potential.
The Multi-Academy Trust
Howden School recently joined the Multi-Academy Trust, The Consortium Academy Trust (TCAT). The successful candidate will benefit from the relationships we are currently building with our colleagues in like-minded schools.
Standards of Achievement at Howden School
70% of students achieved a 9-4 GCSE grade in English and Maths. An outstanding 77% of students achieved a 9-4 grade in Science. 72% of students also achieved a 9-4 in GCSE Maths and 78% got 9-4 grades in GCSE English.
Attainment in Music is consistently well above the national average.