Teacher of Music & Performing Arts, Tonbridge, Kent

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The Hayesbrook SchoolTonbridge, Kent

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Start date: April 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS (£22,917 - £38,633 per annum)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

 The Hayesbrook School

The Hayesbrook School is a wide ability, non-selective boys Academy with a mixed Sixth Form. We serve the communities of Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells and the surrounding areas, with all students supported and challenged to reach their own personal excellence.

The school has 763 students on roll. Our strengths are strong behaviour, examination success and an emphasis upon learning and teaching. The Hayesbrook School is also renowned for its success in extra-curricular activities and for its support of other school, both locally and nationally.

Our vision is simple – to ensure that all of our students achieve beyond our expectations and flourish as confident learners with the highest aspirations, ready for the university or careers of their choice and also ready for the world in which they will work and live.

For more information visit www.hayesbrook.kent.sch.uk 

Teacher of Music and Performing Arts 

Required for April 2018 (or sooner) an inspiring and talented teacher of Music to join our happy and successful academy. Our new colleague will teach Music up to key stage 3, and up to GCSE Level in the Performing Arts. The department has an excellent track record of results with over 90% A*-C GCSE in 2017 and high levels of engagement not only in core lessons but with record numbers of students electing for instrumental tuition. 

As the Academy’s sole teacher of Music the opportunity to develop the curriculum and its impact is exciting. We believe in the power of Music and the Performing Arts and look forward to meeting a talented colleague with the drive and creativity to help us achieve even more excellence. We particularly welcome applications from teachers with a clear and ambitious vision for growing our successful department and who believe that opportunities are limitless.

Applicants are welcome to visit us during the academy day or to discuss the post in an informal telephone discussion with the Principal. 

Brook learning Trust

The Brook Learning Trust is proud to have The Hayesbrook School as part of our family of academies. As a Trust, we bring together our unique academies in our belief in the power of education to change lives and communities.

It is would steadfast purpose to challenge and defy the barriers that constrain the education progress of any child. We set high aims for aspiration and secure collective responsibility for all our children’s achievements. Our work is underpinned by the values of Integrity, Respect, Courage, Optimism, Excellence and Accountability.

A strong focus on teaching and learning as well as high standards and expectations has led the Brook Learning Trust to become one of the highest performing multi-academy trust in the country. Last year, children in our academies made better progress – learning and growing with us – than they would have done in other schools or academies nationally. The Brook Learning Trust, working with The Hayesbrook School, brings energy, passion and expertise to the education of our children.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. All post are subject to vetting checks including an Enhanced DBS check and references. An overseas police check will be required by candidates who have worked or resided outside of the UK, in the last 5 years.

Application information

Applications should be completed using a Brook Learning Trust application form, with candidates demonstrating their ability to meet the key responsibilities, qualifications and skills required.

Completed applications should be sent to careers@brooklearningtrust.org.uk . Applications will be considered upon receipt and we reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy should sufficient response be received.

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More about The Hayesbrook School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Brook Street, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 2PH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1732 500600
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