Subject Leader of Music, Leeds

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Pudsey Grangefield SchoolLeeds

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR 2a (£2,719)
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are looking for an exceptional candidate to join our Music Department where you will be supported and developed to lead and manage the department to ensure that the team delivers inspirational and innovative teaching on a daily basis. The team works collaboratively to share good practice and to improve teaching and learning across the department.  The subject is consistently popular at GCE Advanced Level. 

We have 1 specialist music teacher and 6 peripatetic staff. We have two dedicated music rooms, both complete with desk integrated keyboards and 5 practice rooms which, include 3 drum kits and 3 pianos. 

We currently deliver the AQA GCSE Music syllabus in Year 9, 10 and 11 and students can continue to study Music Technology within the Consortium. From September 2018, we will be introducing the new BTEC Tech course in Year 9.

We currently have a vocal group and a school band. There are 2 annual concerts for students to participate in and a main school production which is run in collaboration with the other members of the Performing Arts team. We are keen to develop music technology within the department which would provide an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to make an impact in this area.

Extra-curricular activities are extremely popular within the Music Department and in collaboration with the Drama and Dance departments and of a very high standard. Students have the opportunity to take part in the school production, theatre visits and residential trips that include theatre workshops and watch live West End performances.

The role is to cover maternity leave from September 2018 for 2 1/2 terms.


Appointments made are subject to an Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure. 

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of children and young people and expects all staff, visitors and volunteers to share this commitment.

Closing date for applications: Friday 25th May 2018 at 10.00am

Interview date:  Tuesday 5th June 2018 

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More about Pudsey Grangefield School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Foundation
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Mount Pleasant Road, Pudsey, West Yorkshire, LS28 7ND, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 113 2558277
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