Head of Music, Bury

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Tottington High School-Specialist College of Mathematics & ComputingBury
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Start date: 1st September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TLR 2a £2,720
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Head of Music 

Salary: TLR 2a £2,720

Contract Type: Full time

Start Date: 1st September 2019

Closing Date: Noon, Monday 20th May 2019

Thank you for showing interest in this post and we hope that after reading the material included, you wish to apply. Please visit our main school website to gain further information about our school. We are a school with a very clear vision for its future and recently have converted to academy status to be part of the family within The Shaw Education Trust. The Trust is led by an Executive Leadership Team steeped in school leadership and improvement experience: www.shaw-education.org.uk. They are committed to t he continued professional development of all members of staff and the sustained successful performance of all its academies.

We seek an exceptional candidate with drive and determination to join our family. The Headteacher, Senior Leadership Team, Academy Councillors and staff are committed to securing the best quality education for our young people and we know that the successful applicant will see this is an excellent opportunity. We are working to create something exceptional for the young people in our community and if this ambition appeals to you, we would be delighted to receive your application. 

We are seeking to appoint from 1st September 2019, (or before if possible) an enthusiastic and committed Head of Music with drive and ambition to lead this subject under the management of the Head of Creative Arts Faculty. The faculty consists of Physical Education, Sports Studies (KS4), Drama (Performing Arts KS4) and Music. We currently deliver GCSE Music but are also looking at possible suitable Technical Awards and the successful candidate will be in the position of leading that investigation. As well as the Head of Music, the subject has a part time member of staff who delivers some tuition and KS3 lessons. The post is suitable for experienced teachers.

We are going create something exceptional for the young people in our community and if this ambition appeals to you, we would be delighted to receive your application.  

The school is committed to the safeguarding and wellbeing of students and all staff must share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo appropriate screening including Enhanced DBS and Section 128 checks.

Tottington High School It is located on the north side of Bury in the village of Tottington, with easy access to motorways. We are a popular, forward looking 11-16 comprehensive school with a roll of approx. 950 students and total of 80+ staff. As an improving school, we are clear and ambitious for its future: it will be second to none. In order to accelerate pupils’ progress within the area of science, we seek a confident and highly driven candidate to join our family.  

Applicants are asked to write a letter of application to the Headteacher of no more than 2 sides of A4, (minimum text size 11 Arial), to accompany the application form, outlining your experience relevant to the post and stating why you feel you would be suitable for the post. Please do not include a CV.

Completed applications should be returned to Mrs. J Rishton, PA to the Headteacher at jrishton@tottingtonhighsch.co.uk   

Further details and application forms are downloadable from the school website: https://www.tottington.bury.sch.uk/current-vacancies/ or Shaw Education Website: http://www.shaw-education .org.uk/careers.html  

Closing date: Noon, Monday 20th May 2019

Interview date: To be confirmed  



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