Head of Music, Coventry

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Bishop Ullathorne Catholic SchoolCoventry

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/ UPS and TLR 2c £6,516 per annum
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

At Bishop Ullathorne we are committed to a process of ongoing improvement and discovery. We are determined to provide the very best Catholic education for all of our young people. Our vision of education is of educating the whole person to the fullness of life. 

Our set of values, “Ullathorne Way”, through which we all strive to live and grow is immersed into the fabric of our school.  Indeed, Ofsted, who rated our school “Good” in March 2019 said “Your curriculum is underpinned by your Catholic values and encourage all pupils to engage in activities within the school and beyond".  

Our Governors seek to appoint a dynamic colleague, with a track record of raising achievement, to lead and manage our Music Department. The successful candidate will actively promote music in our school and will be responsible for organising high quality music for services, masses and assemblies around the liturgical calendar, whilst nurturing participation and enjoyment at all levels.

The successful candidate will be able to teach across the age and ability range and provide evidence of successful teaching strategies. They will also be able to demonstrate: 

• exceptional musical ability 

• a passion for music 

• an ability to inspire others through their expertise and enthusiasm for the subject

•  dedication to achieving high level performances, whilst also embodying a music-for-all approach and maintaining the enjoyment of our students

• a creative vision and flair for performances

•  excellent organisational skills.

Bishop Ullathorne Catholic School became part of the Holy Cross Catholic Multi Academy Company on 1 September 2019, along with Cardinal Newman Catholic Secondary School and Christ the King, St Augustine’s, St Thomas More, St Elizabeth’s and St John Vianney Catholic Primary Schools which are all located in Coventry

Our Academy moto is “Achieving together in Faith”. This is an exciting time to join our school as our school communities unite to provide an outstanding catholic education for all of our pupils.

We have a fantastic commitment to professional development and believe that the right person can make a real difference. We spend dedicated time on professional development through pedagogy led sessions, breakouts, coaching and other professional activities. 

All our employees uphold the Catholic ethos of the school regardless of their own belief system, as we strive to provide the best education for our young people.

Our appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS clearance. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

Further details are available from Mrs Green at our school by emailing s.green@bishopullathorne.co.uk 

Completed applications should be returned to s.green@bishopullathorne.co.uk by 9am on Monday 17 February 2020. 

More about Bishop Ullathorne Catholic School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Leasowes Avenue, Green Lane, Coventry, West Midlands, CV3 6BH, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 24 7641 4515
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