Head of Music, Lincolnshire

Closing date:Expiring today

Sir William Robertson AcademyLincolnshire

Date posted:
Start date: 01/09/2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Teachers Main or Upper Pay Range, attracting TLR 2 (£2,721pa)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Sir William Robertson Academy is a popular and successful 11-18 comprehensive school situated in delightful rural surroundings on the Lincolnshire/Nottinghamshire border.  Pupils with a positive approach to learning, a committed staff and a supportive body of parents have helped to create a school which was judged by OFSTED (June 2015) to be ‘Good’ in every area of its provision.  Sir William Robertson Academy has been acknowledged as one of the top 100 non selective state-funded schools in England.

We are seeking to appoint an inspiring and enthusiastic Head of Music.  The successful candidate must be a talented practitioner of Music with the ability to lead and develop the department.  Applicants should be passionate about teaching Music, with the ability to teach Music at KS3, BTEC Music level 2 at KS4 and A Level Music Technology at KS5.

The department holds a variety of Music Technology resources, including, a fully equipped studio and a dedicated Mac suite for A Level Music technology. It is essential that the successful candidate is able to use the two programmes GarageBand (for KS4) and Logic Pro x (for KS5). 

Music works closely with Drama in the annual school production. Recent productions include Hairspray (2018), Our House (2017) and Grease (2016). It is also desirable for candidates to have knowledge and experience of working with PA and sound equipment.

Music is a popular and highly successful option subject with 93% of students securing a BTEC Level 2 pass or higher in 2018.

We will offer you: 

• A competitive salary 

• A professional, hardworking and supportive team of staff with the capability and desire to raise our pupils’ achievement even further 

• Enthusiastic pupils who are eager to learn and are proud of their school 

• Health benefits package 

• Cycle to Work scheme 

• CPD opportunities through two Teaching School Alliances and PiXL

Please visit the school website for an application pack www.swracademy.org

Please complete the application form and return with your letter of application to Mrs Samantha Quincey.  Email applications welcome hr@swracademy.org

We are an Equal Opportunities employer, committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children.  Successful applicants will be required to undergo an Enhanced DBS check and other rigorous recruitment checks.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Main Road, Welbourn, Lincolnshire, LN5 0PA, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1400 272422
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Sir William Robertson Academy is a popular and successful 11 - 18 comprehensive school situated in delightful rural surroundings on the Lincolnshire/Nottinghamshire border.  Pupils with a positive approach to learning, a committed staff and a su...