Teacher of Music (0.4fte) temporary until 31/08/19, Wigan

Closing date:

The Deanery Church of England High School and Sixth Form CollegeWigan

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: TPS
Contract term: Temporary
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Do you want to work in a forward-looking and successful 11-18 Church of England High School?   

Required as soon as possible: the Governors are seeking to appoint a temporary enthusiastic, energetic and inspiring Teacher of Music to be part of an effective team in the next stage of its development.   We are seeking a person whose passion for Music is evident through the quality of the active and independent learning experiences they can create for our students.  The successful candidate will make a strong and sustained contribution to the future development of the department, particularly at KS3 and GCSE, and will be expected to teach across the full age and ability range.    Although the department is small, it forms part of the Performing Arts faculty who have a strong faculty identity and ethos who are committed to driving forward improvement and change within this area of the curriculum.   

The successful candidate will:  

o Be an excellent classroom teacher who can inspire and excite pupils about their learning at all key stages. 

o Have a good Honours Degree (or equivalent) in Music.  

o Be confident with the use of data for tracking student progress.  

o Demonstrate their ability to communicate effectively with staff, parents, pupils and the local community.  

We are seeking a teacher who will share our vision and values and our commitment to inclusion with a focus on the 'whole' child. The skillful, committed and passionate candidate will be an excellent teacher who will be responsible for ensuring that all their students make good or better progress using an innovative and enriching curriculum.  This post offers outstanding opportunities for continuous personal and professional development for a highly motivated teacher.  

In return we can offer: 

o A vibrant, hardworking and committed faculty 

o Well motivated pupils and supportive parents 

o A distinctive Christian ethos 

o A new school building completed in September 2017 with outstanding facilities

Applications are invited from candidates able to uphold the Christian ethos of the school.  The post is covered by the Protection of Children Act and is therefore subject to an enhanced DBS check.  Information pack available from the school website (www.deanery.wigan.sch.uk) and returned to:  Mrs Tracy Wogan, HR & Admin Manager T: 01942 597501  

E: swogant@deanery.wigan.sch.uk 

Closing date:  Monday 17th September (12 noon)  

o The progress made by the majority of pupils currently in the school is improving strongly and rapidly.  Their progress is now good. 

o Teaching is good.  Teachers are knowledgeable about their subjects and most provide suitable stretch and challenge for pupils. 

o Pupils have positive attitudes to learning.  They take pride in their work and behave well in lessons and at social times. Ofsted 2016

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More about The Deanery Church of England High School and Sixth Form College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Frog Lane, Wigan, Lancashire, WN1 1HQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1942 768801
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