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Employer The Barlow RC High School & Specialist Science College
Location Manchester
Salary MPR/UPR + TLR 2B £4,398 for Deputy Faculty Leader role
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent Suitable for NQTs
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts September 2017

Teacher of Music or Deputy Faculty Leader (Arts – with responsibility for music)  

STARTING: 1st September 2017 

CONTRACT: Permanent 

SALARY: MPR/UPR + TLR 2B £4,398 for Deputy Faculty role  

Are you a Newly Qualified Teacher looking to take up your first teaching post or are you an experienced Music practitioner eager to gain your first leadership role? The Governors of this school are looking to appoint an exceptional teacher of Music who has the ability to achieve excellent results. They are looking for a dynamic, inspiring and forward thinking strategic teacher who is passionate about Music and can motivate students to strive for excellence and could be instrumental in making a difference to our student’s education.   

We are looking for an inspiring, motivated and enthusiastic Deputy Faculty Leader who would love to be part of our journey at The Barlow and could be instrumental in making a difference to our student’s education. The Barlow RC High School is an excellent place to work! As a leading Catholic High School, we create an environment where children and adults alike can achieve their full potential.   

Our school is a very successful and diverse 11-16 comprehensive with 900 pupils on roll, the school building has recently benefited from an investment of £11.2 million creating a new high-specification science block, lecture theatre, sports hall, ICT suites, astro-turf pitch and reception area. The English, Maths, Art and Design Technology departments were all remodeled, creating an environment that is both purposeful and inspiring.   

You will be located in Didsbury, (often voted as one of the most popular places to live in Manchester) only a short walk from the vibrant shops, bars and restaurants of Didsbury village. You will also have access to excellent transport links to Manchester city centre and surrounding areas.  

You will make a key contribution to the vibrant Arts Faculty which is made up of three distinct and highly successful subject areas: Art and Design, Drama and Music. You will be working with a supportive and friendly group of teachers who aim to develop skills, knowledge and understanding as well as a lasting enjoyment and interest in the Arts and also encourage pupil’s creativity through the exploration of the various art forms. As Deputy Faculty Leader you will have specific responsibility for Music across the whole school and will work closely with the Faculty Leader to ensure excellent pupil outcomes across the Faculty.   You will be expected to teach across the full age and ability range within both Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 including BTEC and GCSE level Music.     

You should:  

• Be a “Good” or “Outstanding” Music practitioner; 

• Evidence appropriate training/experience for Leadership (if applying for Deputy Faculty Leader role). 

 • Have the adaptability to hit the ground running 

• Possess the ability to inspire, challenge and motivate  pupils and staff;

 • Play an active role within the school and the wider community; 

 • Be pro-active with the ability to act on your own initiative; 

• Possess a proven track record in achieving excellent pupil outcomes; 

• Have the ability to lead on whole school musical events and extra-curricular activities. 

 In return, we will offer you the opportunity to work in a friendly, supportive faculty with the opportunity to further your professional development.   

If this sounds like the job for you then come and join us.  Please visit our website for an application pack. Completed applications should returned to quoting the post title and your name in the subject line. Please note that CVs will not be accepted.  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

 Closing date: 8am Tuesday 20th June 2017 

Interview date: Wednesday 28th June 2017  

Our School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the wellbeing of children and young people and expects all staff to share their commitment. An enhanced DBS is required for all successful applicants.

About the employer

The Barlow RC High School is a high performing Catholic secondary school, with over 850 pupils on roll. Our staff and student relationships are excellent and the school has made significant improvements over recent years. This was recognised in our l...

Information about The Barlow RC High School & Specialist Science College
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Voluntary Aided
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 16 years
Denomination Roman Catholic
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Locations and contacts

Parrs Wood Road
East Didsbury
M20 6BX
United Kingdom
+44 161 4456350