Head of Music, Kent

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

The Sittingbourne Community CollegeKent

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS or UPS plus TLR
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Head of Music – Required for July or September 2019

MPS or UPS plus TLR

Full time/Permanent

We are looking for an enthusiastic and creative Head of Music who is passionate about their subject and will be able to motivate students through inspirational teaching.  You will have experience of teaching across the key stages and be intent on developing a love for music in children. 

We are a GOOD school. Our Ofsted in November 2017 highlighted our many Good and Outstanding features. We are the highest performing non-grammar school in the borough of Swale and our results continue to improve year on year. 

This is an excellent opportunity for a talented teacher to join a thriving school and work with students who are keen to learn. The successful candidate will help to expand and develop an exciting curriculum and will work with other members of the faculty to raise attainment across all key stages.

Our ideal candidate will:

• be a passionate teacher of music and a committed team player;

• demonstrate high levels of ambition and optimism towards student attainment and achievement;

• demonstrate evidence of raising attainment and developing excellence;

• have the resolve and enthusiasm to make a real difference to the lives of students.

Ofsted – ‘Teachers have high expectations of their pupils and expect all pupils to give of their best.’

Applications should be made via Kent Teach.  Please note – we cannot accept CVs without an application form.

Interested applicants are welcome to contact Martin Wicks at the school for an informal discussion regarding the post - martin.wicks@swale.at

Closing Date: 22nd April 2019 at 12 noon

Interview Date: TBC

Swale Academies Trust 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 subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Contact Details:
Sittingbourne Community College
Swanstree Avenue
Kent  ME10 4NL
01795 472449
E mail:  

Trust Principal:                    Mr J Whitcombe MA
Headteacher:                       Ms Y Peden

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More about The Sittingbourne Community College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Swanstree Avenue, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 4NL, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1795 472449