Head of Music, Cheshire West and Chester

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Tarporley High School and Sixth Form CollegeCheshire West and Chester
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Start date: 1st September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPR/UPR +TLR2M (£4,714.00 p.a.)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational, dynamic and talented Head of Music to build on existing high standards, to inspire our students and further develop our curricular and extra-curricular music across all key stages. We are a high-performing and inclusive 11-18 school with approximately 1200 students on roll and growing. This is an exciting opportunity to join this highly successful academy and lead school in the Cheshire Vale Teaching School Alliance where teamwork, leadership, and enthusiasm for learning are all notable strengths.   

Rated as Outstanding by Ofsted:  ‘The ethos and culture of the school develop both students and staff equally well and create an enthusiasm for learning.’

‘The sixth form is outstanding. It is highly successful in helping students to move on to higher education, training or employment.’

‘Leaders at all levels, managers and governors are relentless in their drive to bring about further improvement, particularly to the quality of teaching and students’ achievement.’

You will:

  • Be an inspirational Teacher of Music with a track record of ensuring excellent results throughout the age and ability range
  • Be highly organised, and passionate about ensuring excellence for all in teaching, learning and achievement 
  • Be aspirational about your own professional development and that of others
  • Have excellent communication and motivational skills
  • Be committed to providing the best possible opportunities for all our young people

We can offer you:

  • Support and challenge from a high performing leadership team
  • The scope to be creative and innovative in developing approaches to teaching, learning and the curriculum

You will find a school and sixth form that build strong partnerships between staff, students, parents and the wider community. We have a talented hardworking staff, united in their belief that only the best is good enough for our young people. If you are approachable, able to inspire, challenge and develop colleagues, and want to share your vision, passion and energy through leading in this key role, then this may be the job for you!

 Application forms and further details: Available to download from  www.tarporleyhigh.co.uk  

Closing date: Monday 24th February 2020

Interview date: w/c Monday 2nd March 2020

This 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 1974. Any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory check supplied by the Disclosure and Barring Service. The check will include any cautions, reprimands or final warnings as well as convictions.

More about Tarporley High School and Sixth Form College
Address: Eaton Road, Tarporley, Cheshire, CW6 0BL, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1829 732558