Teacher of Music, New Malden, Nr Kingston, Surrey.

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Coombe Girls' SchoolNew Malden, Nr Kingston, Surrey.

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: UPS/MPS (Outer London)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes
  • 'Coombe Girls’ School is an outstanding school’, Ofsted May 2013
  • Coombe Girls’ School holds the significant accolade of being one in only 35 schools in the UK to have been awarded an Outstanding Ofsted rating four times in succession
  • Total number on roll : 1,338 including a mixed Sixth Form, currently 296
  • A High Performing School, with Leading Edge and Modern Languages Specialisms 
  • Examination results reflect the quality of teaching and learning; 91% of pupils achieved 5 or more A*- C GCSE passes last year, 84% of pupils achieved 5 or more including English and Maths with 12% achieving a numerical Grade 9 in Maths.
  • Latest raiseonline report shows that pupils make progress in the top 7% of pupils nationally.
  • Federated with Coombe Boys’ School since January 2006. Converted to academy status in 2012 and is part of the Coombe Academy Trust

We are seeking to appoint, from September 2018, an enthusiastic and highly motivated Teacher of Music. Music plays an important role in school life at Coombe Girls’ School, with ever-increasing numbers of students participating in both curricular and extra-curricular activities throughout the school. The subject is taught at KS3, GCSE and A Level with students frequently going on to study music at a higher level. Significant numbers of students take instrumental and vocal lessons at school and contribute to the wide-ranging extra-curricular programme. This post is suitable for a NQT.

We will offer you:

  • The opportunity to teach in a busy and successful department where curricular and extra-curricular Music thrive.
  • A chance to develop and share your passion for Music, up to and including A Level. 
  • A well-resourced department including a Computer Suite running Sibelius, Mixcraft and Log Pro X.
  • The chance to direct a number of extra-curricular ensembles and choirs within the department, which runs a wide range of activities including Orchestra, Training Band, String Orchestra, Year 7 Band, Ukulele Ensemble, Chamber Music ensembles, Coombe Consort, Federation Choir, Wimbledon Federation Choir & Music Technology club.
  • The opportunity to be involved in a department which contributes widely to the life of the school, through performances in concerts, assemblies, productions and prize-giving.
  • The chance to work as part of an enthusiastic team in helping young people to realize their full musical potential.
  • A guaranteed CPD plan which is tailored to individual requirements including financial support for ‘M’ Level study.
  • Our ongoing professional training and development includes National Professional Qualifications in Leadership.
  • An enthusiastic Staff Association offering opportunities for staff sport and socialising.

Our ideal candidate will:

  • Be a highly competent teacher 
  • Be able to inspire and motivate students
  • Have a passion for their subject which is evident in their day to day teaching 
  • Have the commitment to be part of an innovative and forward thinking school
  • Play a full and active role in the life of the school

For further information about the school please visit the school website www.coombegirlsschool.org

We reserve the right to close early should the right candidate be found

No Agencies

No CVs

Successful candidates will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS Disclosure.

‘This Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment’

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More about Coombe Girls' School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Clarence Avenue, New Malden, Surrey, KT3 3TU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 89421242
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Coombe Girls’ is a popular and highly successful non-selective 11 – 18 school that is federated with its partner boys’ school to comprise the Coombe Secondary Schools Academies Trust, based in New Malden, Surrey.

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