We are looking for a qualified Teacher of Music who is passionate about education and has a flair for working with young people. We look for teachers who are resilient, highly driven and self motivated, who will go the extra mile to ensure that students achieve beyond their own expectations.
The Performing Arts department comprises two members of Music staff, one Dance teacher and two Drama teachers. We are very lucky to have fifteen expert peripatetic instrument teachers that you will be working very closely with. The Music rooms are large and are equipped with drum kits, electric and acoustic guitars, keyboards and pianos. The department also boasts a suite with twenty seven IMacs all with Logic and Sibelius software. There is a fully functional digital studio and eight practice rooms. You would be working in one of the best resourced departments in London.
The ideal candidate would be proficient in music technology with a particular emphasis on Logic X and Sibelius. Piano as a first instrument is desirable.
Chobham Academy opened in September 2013 and is part of the highly successful federation of Harris academies. Our 3-18 academy is a world class educational legacy of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Situated within the East Village complex, the academy serves the community newly established in 2,800 new homes, along with existing communities in Newham and Waltham Forest. In July 2015, Ofsted awarded Chobham Academy "Outstanding" across every category in its first inspection.
The successful candidate will:
- Hold QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree.
- Implement and deliver an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum for students.
- Support the subject area as appropriate and provide direction for Subject Lead and teachers.
- Monitor and support the overall progress and development of students.
- Provide a motivating and structured learning experience, which will provide students with the opportunity to achieve their individual potential.
- Contribute significantly to raising standards of students' attainment as a teacher and form tutor.
Why work at Chobham Academy?
Chobham Academy’s ethos is based upon aspiration, ambition and high achievement for all. We specialise in English and Performing Arts with a focus on sports excellence, and with world-class facilities for learning, leisure and sport, we are a dynamic centre of learning and hub of our community.
As an all-through academy, we provide unique opportunities for nurturing and developing excellence throughout the local community. This is being achieved through our inclusive and ambitious model of learning in an all through environment.
For more information about the role, or to arrange a visit to the academy, please email Faiza Chaudhary Iqbal, Human Resources Officer on F.Chaudhary-Iqbal@chobhamacademy.org.uk
Alternatively, please call the academy on 0203 747 6060.
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