Subject Leader of Music, Suffolk

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Stour Valley Community SchoolSuffolk
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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPR / UPR + TLR2 (£4,530)
Contract term: Permanent

This is an exciting opportunity for an outstanding Teacher of Music to step into a leadership role.

You will be highly motivated to achieving the best possible outcomes for our students and will be a committed team player who is determined to make a significant contribution to raising attainment across the Music Department. There is a whole school production, which takes place once every two years, and you will work collaboratively with the Dance and Drama departments to produce this. In addition, we would wish for you to hold regular music concerts and take part in a number of local events and festivals.

Our Music Department currently has:

  • self-contained music block with 5 good-sized practice rooms
  • large stock of orchestral instruments in excellent condition for hire / loan to students
  • class set of keyboards or pianos in all practice rooms
  • set of African djembe
  • 3 drum kits
  • team of 6 peripatetic tutors providing 30 hours individual tuition per week.

We are a happy, welcoming school with outstanding standards of behaviour and friendly, supportive staff. We are committed to building brighter futures for our students, our local community and the wider world.

For further details about this post please contact Rachel Kelly, Headteacher on (01787) 279342. 

You are very welcome to make an appointment to visit our school and discuss the position further.

An application pack can be downloaded from our website:

Completed application forms and an accompanying letter of not more than 2 sides of A4, should be emailed to Gemma Rule, HR Assistant via email at:

Closing date: 8am, 20 May 2019.
Interview date: 21 May 2019.

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Stour Valley Educational Trust is an equal opportunities multi-academy trust and we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students.  Successful candidates will be offered the position subject to successful pre-employment checks.

More about Stour Valley Community School
Address: Cavendish Road, Clare, Sudbury, CO10 8PJ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1787 279342