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Teacher of Music

Chace Community SchoolEnfield

Our School

At Chace we believe that all young people can achieve. The education students receive at our school is an inclusive, life changing experience that provides them with the academic and pastoral opportunities to become leaders in what they are good at and love. We are committed to ensuring every aspect of school activity is of the highest quality and have deeply invested in an ambitious curriculum and exceptional teaching. This focus has led to rapid gains in our students outcomes over the last three years. We are extremely proud of our diverse and multi-ethnic cohort and outstanding reputation for inclusion.

We share a Commitment to learning and have High expectations of all. We believe that All can succeed and improve on the present best. We are proud to celebrate our students’ achievements and are determined to enable our students to become responsible, independent, thoughtful adults who have Confidence and courage, enjoy the challenges of learning at Chace where Everyone is valued equally, and are prepared to be successful in their future lives. At Chace our school ethos underpins everything we do.

The Role

We are seeking to appoint an excellent music teacher who is passionate about promoting a love for music to students inside and outside of the classroom and across our whole school community. This is a great opportunity for either an established music teacher or an NQT to join a committed team of staff who share their passion and skills with students at all levels of ability and understanding. We strive at Chace to awaken the voice of music in all capacities for our students to be the best they can be as listeners, performers and composers.

We encourage every student to participate and enjoy their experience of music and raise their expectations of their abilities. We encourage them all to exceed those expectations from those students with no music experience, students with special educational needs through to those who are gifted and talented.

There is a strong tradition of music at Chace. Students are encouraged to develop their skills of performance through extra-curricular activities. The successful candidate will be invited to work with students to prepare them for music concerts and tours. There is a high level of uptake for GCSE music at Chace which is a direct result of the excellent work achieved at KS3 as well as the work of a devoted team of practitioners from the Enfield Music Service. In addition to GCSE we also offer A-level music when required. Our school also enjoys collaboration with outside agencies and artists in residence and we are constantly seeking ways to develop cross curricular opportunities.

What can we offer you?

The opportunity to work with excellent students and a supportive team throughout the school;

A strong commitment to teacher development, from trainee to senior leadership;

Coaching programme to support professional development;

Designated team to support new colleagues and NQTs;

A well-structured and developing behaviour policy with centralised detention system;

Administrative support with certain departmental tasks;

Season Ticket Loan;

Tax free bikes for work;

Membership of the Teachers’ Pension scheme;

An ambitious working environment, in a leafy North London suburb, 10

miles from Central London, and on the borders of Hertfordshire and

Essex;

Free lunches in exchange for one lunch duty per week.

Diversity and Equality Statement

Chace Community School is an Equal Opportunities Employer and we encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds, in particular underrepresented groups to apply.

Safeguarding Statement

All schools in Enfield are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and anyone applying to work in our schools is expected to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks, including satisfactory enhanced criminal records with Barred List check through the Disclosure and Barring service.

Interview date: Tuesday 25th May 2021

For more information please visit  our website http://www.chace.enfield.sch.uk/ccs/vacancies

Visits to our school are welcome. To arrange please email lregisford@chace.enfield.sch.uk

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