We have a fantastic opportunity for a talented, highly motivated and enthusiastic teacher to join our successful music department. We are looking to employ an inspirational individual that has a real passion for music. You will be able to enthuse, inspire and challenge students to produce the highest outcomes, contributing to a department that consistently achieves outstanding results. This position is suitable for someone who wants be involved in an active department and add to the huge variety of extra-curricular activities that are currently available for students.
The current music team is supported by a Music Technician, and fifteen peripatetic staff. The Music Department is housed in purpose-built, state of the art accommodation, and comprises two large main teaching spaces, two recording studios, a rehearsal room, four ‘break-out’ rooms and three peripatetic teaching rooms. The department is well equipped with keyboards, tuned and untuned percussion, sequencing software (Logic/Sibelius) and multi-track recording facilities.
As well as Key Stage 3 music, AQA GCSE is offered at Key Stage 4 alongside NCFE Music Technology and Edexcel A level Music and Music Technology are both run in the sixth form. Over one hundred students receive individual instrumental tuition from peripatetic staff each week and tuition for all types of instruments is available. In addition to the varied curriculum, frequent trips to musicals and classical concerts take place every term as well as an international tour.
Extra-curricular activities feature strongly during lunchtime and after school. Concerts are held throughout the year which include performances from the Jazz Band, Recorder Consort, Chamber Orchestra, Concert Band, Choir, Ukulele Orchestra, Chamber Choir, as well as smaller instrument specific groups. Many of our students also participate in the activities offered by the renowned Bromley Youth Music Trust with which we are an Accredited Music School. Performances in the local area also feature predominantly due to our reputation within the borough.
Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.