Teacher of Music with one year acting Head of Department responsibility, London

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

City of London Academy Highbury GroveLondon

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Inner London Pay Scale (plus TLR 1a for 1 year fixed term)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

The City of London Academy Highbury Grove are seeking a Teacher of Music with experience of teaching to the full age and ability range. Candidates must have a degree in Music in addition to QTS, and must be highly proficient on a woodwind instrument, preferably the Saxophone. The candidate will be required to teach Woodwind and Brass to a high level and will also be expected to cover the Head of Music position for one year Maternity Cover. 

We are the founding school of the Music in Secondary Schools Trust (MiSST); every student in Years 7-9 learns a musical instrument. Most of these are in whole class and large group settings but 20% in each year group have individual lessons. We have over 700 instruments which are loaned out to students. 

The City of London Academy Highbury Grove is on an exciting journey to re-establish itself as an outstanding provider of high-quality education. The school’s mission is to embed excellence in everything they do and staff will play an instrumental role in school improvement, developing whole-school systems and ensuring that the school is outstanding. 

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. 

This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of the team to bring the Academy forward to achieving its ambition to be an Outstanding Academy. 

If you would like to build your future with us and be part of this exciting journey, please visit http://www.highburygrove.cola.org.uk/staff-vacancies/87.html to download a job pack and application form. Completed forms should be emailed to hr@highburygrove.cola.org.uk 

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: 9am Thursday 30 August 2018. 

Interviews week commencing 10 September 2018. 



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Highbury Grove, Highbury, London, N5 2EQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7288 8900
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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...