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Head of Music

Heston Community SchoolHounslow

We are seeking a dynamic and highly skilled Teacher of Music to build a Music Department at our high achieving School. Working closely with the Head of Drama, the successful candidate will develop the performing arts provision. We are looking for a leader with the vision and drive to implement a creative music programme from Year 7 to 11, recognising the talents and backgrounds of our students whilst developing their skills and knowledge.

The successful candidate will possess:

• The confidence and ability to teach Music at all levels

• The professional characteristics to be an excellent role model and classroom practitioner, who is prepared to be innovative in their own teaching

• A clear understanding of the current curriculum, assessment and pedagogical developments relating to Music at all Key Stages

Heston Community School is a successful, vibrant, happy and oversubscribed school where ‘pupils appreciate the high aspirations which you and your staff model and expect. They really enjoy being at school. They say that the calm, orderly atmosphere in lessons and around the school supports them to learn well and feel safe. Parents and carers … were positive about all aspects of the school’s work’ [OFSTED July 2019]. We are now seeking to appoint an individual who shares our passion for learning and our determination to change lives through the education we provide.

We place great store in staff development, at all levels with an extensive programme of professional development which offers a whole range of opportunities for colleagues to develop their potential within and beyond Heston.

We believe that schools can and do make a difference; change lives and that the most important asset in any school is its staff. The success of Heston Community School is due to our dedicated, committed, experienced and enthusiastic staff.

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share in this commitment. This appointment is subject to an enhanced DBS check and positive references.

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