Teacher of Music, Newham

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Eastlea Community SchoolNewham

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS - Inner London scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Eastlea is a fully inclusive, friendly and supportive Community School where employees are valued and developed. You will want to make a real difference to young peoples’ future, be passionate about achievement and standards along with your own professional development and progression.

Behaviour is excellent. Our parents and students have high aspirations and teaching spaces are inviting and well resourced.

The school is within walking distance to West Ham, Plaistow, Canning Town and Star Lane stations and is close to the dynamic London Docklands, which can be seen from the schools’ playing field.

The Arts are taught in excellent, modern purpose built accommodation with access to sophisticated IT resources. This is an ideal opportunity for shaping the future of teaching and learning. We have created a curriculum, which aims to build on the achievements of students and meet individual needs. The person appointed will be committed to raising the profile of Music in the school and driving standards upwards, whilst engaging and capturing the imagination of our students.

We are looking to appoint a confident, strong, enthusiastic, energetic and creative Music practitioner with outstanding potential to join our already high quality ARTs team as the Music Teacher. The person appointed will be committed to outstanding Teaching and Learning, inspiring the students to reach their full potential, performs regularly and composes their own music and therefore raising student attainment.

The desire to work towards producing a whole school Music Concert would be desirable.

Applications from both experienced and Newly Qualified Teachers are very welcome.

To find out more about our school please visit our Twitter page @eastlea_school and Face Book page Eastlea community school. Alternatively If you would like the chance to meet our dedicated and supportive team please come and visit, we would love to meet you for an informal discussion about this post please contact the school on the above number.

An application form and further details can be obtained from the School Website (www.eastlea.newham.sch.uk) or London Borough of Newham Website (https://www.newham.gov.uk/Pages/index.aspx).

Completed forms should be returned to the school by: Tuesday 20th March, 12:00 noon
Interviews will take place week commencing: 26th March 2018



Eastlea Community School has a strong commitment to equal opportunities and diversity in all aspects of employment within the London Borough of Newham and in its services to students, staff and the wider community. All employees are expected to understand and promote equality and diversity in the course of their work.


Eastlea Community School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and uphold all relevant procedures.An enhanced current DBS clearance is a necessity for this post.

Eastlea Community School
Pretoria Road
Canning Town
London E16 4NP
TEL:- 0207 540 0400
Fax:- 0207 540 0410

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More about Eastlea Community School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Pretoria Road, London, E16 4NP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7540 0400
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