Teacher of Music and Music Technology, Telford and Wrekin

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Telford CollegeTelford and Wrekin

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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £23,490 - £35,245 pro rata
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Moral Purpose – Students first – a belief that all students can achieve and an unwavering commitment to pursue achievement for all.

The role

The purpose of this role is to: 

  • Deliver outstanding Music and Music Technology provision to a wide range of full-time learners, through an exceptional student experience leading to positive achievement outcomes. 
  • Undertake a range of administrative and development duties that contribute to improving standards and achievements and the learner experience. 

Main duties and responsibilities 

The successful applicant will be expected to:

  • Deliver and teach Music and Music Technology to agreed success targets across level 2 and 3 courses.
  • Regularly review and monitor the attendance and progress of learners and follow up as required to ensure learners achieve their targets.
  • Carry out, collate and feedback initial and/or diagnostic assessments to identify students’ ILP and support as required, providing differentiated learning strategies to enable students to achieve their primary learning goal.
  • Provide assignment and assessment material appropriate to each specific programme.
  • Evaluate and assess (formative and summative) the work of learners in relation to the curriculum criteria and provide timely, constructive and helpful learner feedback.
  • Maintain quality systems related to the teaching of Music Technology including designing work schemes, lesson plans, assessment plans and assessment activities.
  • Update and maintain electronic documentation to support teaching and learning, assessment and tracking of learner progress.
  • Attend curriculum meetings and contribute to the continual quality improvement mechanisms (e.g. maintenance of course files, timely updating of ILPs on ProMonitor).
  • Develop quality resources (including e-resources) which support the development of Music and Music Technology provision.
  • Actively develop and use new technology in teaching, learning and assessment.
  • Prepare and enter learners for exams on a timely basis.
  • Liaise with the Curriculum Area and Heads of School including attending IV and standardisation meetings.
  • Actively support the embedding of recording and music production skills into vocational areas and participate in curriculum development regarding the teaching and learning of Music.
  • Keep up-to-date with current developments and adapt to changes in Music Technology.
  • Share in responsibility for ensuring good standards of students’ behaviour and take appropriate disciplinary action when liaising with course tutors.
  • Take an active part in the recruitment of learners providing appropriate advice and guidance.
  • Liaise whenever appropriate with feeder schools and support agencies.
  • Contribute to the advice and guidance and assessment of prospective learners, e.g. student interviews and open days.
  • Contribute to course marketing activities.

Other corporate responsibilities 

  • Reflect the vision, mission, aims and values of the College.
  • Always strive for continuous improvement in your professional practice and delivery of outcomes.
  • Commit to the safeguarding and promotion of the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.
  • Participate in the College’s Performance Development Review and engage in continuous professional development. Continually improve teaching, learning and assessment through proactive CPD and sharing best practise.
  • Support enrolment procedures as appropriate and cover for absent colleagues as appropriate.
  • Be compliant with Data Protection Act arrangements and confidentiality.
  • Identify the financial, health and safety, equality, safeguarding, confidentiality or other risks associated with the post’s sphere of responsibility and define and take positive action to manage these risks.
  • Carry out such other duties as may reasonably be required from time to time.

To apply, please visit https://www.telfordcollege.ac.uk/jobs/ 

Closing date: 9.00am on Monday, 10th June 2019.

Interview date: Monday, 17th June 2019.

Job location

More about Telford College
Phase: Further Education
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Haybridge Road, Wellington, Telford, Shropshire, TF1 2NP, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1952 642200