Head of Music, Hillingdon

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Bishopshalt SchoolHillingdon

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TLR 1A
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Bishopshalt is an established, successful and oversubscribed 11-18 mixed comprehensive school with 1300 on roll including a Sixth Form of 350+. The school is situated in outstandingly attractive grounds in a conservation area on the edge of London and achieves examination results well in excess of local and national averages. In addition to ‘Sportsmark’ we have also been awarded Arts Council ‘Artsmark Gold’ and the Religious Studies Quality Mark Award. In February 2012, Ofsted judged us to be a Recent OFSTED reports in 2012 and 2016 judged the school to be GOOD in all categories and acknowledged “this is an ambitious school which places the success of each pupil at the core of its work" Dec 2016. 

We are seeking to appoint a well-qualified, dynamic, highly motivated, committed professional with the ambition and drive necessary for the leadership skills this role will entail. The successful candidate will be an outstanding classroom practitioner with a proven record of success at both Key Stage 4 and 5.

This position offers the opportunity to lead our Music Department which is part of our Performing Arts Faculty that consistently achieves examination results above both the local and national levels. 

The successful candidate will join a dynamic and visionary team of professionals and will need to:

• Be an outstanding classroom practitioner.

• Lead by example and lead from the front.

• Be passionate and committed to improving teaching and learning.

• Have good interpersonal skills.

• Have excellent presentational skills.

• Be forward thinking, visionary, receptive to change and able to work under pressure.

In return, we can offer you:

• An aspirational, supportive Leadership Team and Governors

• Ambitious, hardworking staff

• Well-behaved and willing students

• Opportunities to develop and grow in your career in an environment that values and supports initiative and a growth mindset

• Students who want to succeed!

• Experienced, committed and progressive staff

• Dedicated Governors who are determined to help you and the school succeed

• A school that is respected in the community and is significantly over-subscribed

• Personal development tailored to ensure you are successful at the start and as the role develops

• A genuine belief in the well-being of students and staff

For further details and an application pack, please contact 01895 233909, email zbermingham.312@lgflmail.org or download from www.bishopshalt.hillingdon.sch.uk

Closing date: Noon on Monday, 20th May 2019.

Bishopshalt is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.

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More about Bishopshalt School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Royal Lane, Hillingdon, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 3RF, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1895 233 909
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Bishopshalt School is a mixed, non-denominational academy secondary school and sixth form for pupils aged 11-18. It is located in Uxbridge, Middlesex, and has about 1,300 pupils.

The school was established as Uxbridge County School in the Greenway in...