Required for January or Easter 2017 - an enthusiastic teacher of Music to join a flourishing Creative Arts Faculty delivering arts education in purpose built facilities.
Teaching will include Music at Key Stage 3 and BTEC Music to examination level (currently BTEC/GCSE) at KS4. The Music department is well resourced with a wide range of instruments including a class set of Clarinets and Cornets for wider opportunities instrumental teaching, keyboards, guitars and percussion instruments. The main music room also houses a suite of Apple Mac computers using GarageBand, Logic Express and Sibelius.
The successful candidate will also be expected to teach a second subject outside the faculty.
Students have the opportunity to take part in a variety of extra-curricular activities in music. At present these include a vocal group, keyboard club, guitar lessons and Dhol ensemble. A mixed instrumental ensemble is led by a second member of staff. The person appointed should be willing to develop these and strengthen the presence of music within the faculty and whole school.
We are looking for a Music specialist who has a wide-ranging interest and knowledge of music and is able to deliver interesting and lively lessons incorporating composing, performance, listening and appraising. Work within a collaborative performing arts department, contributing to our annual musical and other cross -curricular projects. As a teacher the person appointed will need to be keen to contribute to our teaching and learning developments, both within the faculty and whole school.
Foxford is an 11-18 multicultural school which is known for its friendly, supportive ethos and ambition. We are a forward thinking and busy school with lots of links to the community