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Lead Teacher of Music

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Description
Lead Teacher of Music
Job Reference
0000000313
Location
Goodwin Academy
Closing Date
18/04/2021

Details

Employment Type
Teaching
Hours
32
Weeks Per Year
52
Location
Goodwin Academy
Minimum Salary
£27,186
Maximum Salary
£42,192
Contract Type
Permanent

Advert Details

Lead Teacher of Music

Salary: £27,186 - £42,192 + TLR2a £2,842

Start date: 1st September 2021

Contract: Permanent

Closing Date: 18/04/21

Interview Date : TBC

 

 

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We are currently recruiting for a Lead Teacher of Music to join Goodwin Academy. Goodwin Academy is a vibrant and engaging Key Stage 3-5 mixed Academy, which is sponsored by the Thinking Schools Academy Trust.

This is a new and exciting role bringing Music into the curriculum at Goodwin Academy. As Lead Teacher of Music you will be responsible for developing Music across the School. You will be working closely alongside the Head of Performing Arts.

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The Thinking Schools Academy Trust (TSAT) has been ranked by the Government as the highest performing academy Trust in the South East for GCSE results. – DfE National league table 2020

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At Goodwin, we are committed to transforming the life chances of our students, ensuring that all are supported and encouraged to achieve their personal best. We deliver this through the BEST Agenda - ‘Be Your Best’ with BEST being an acronym for:

B = Brilliance, where students will be supported to be brilliant in everything they do.

= Enrichment, where students will encounter a variety of educational opportunities outside of the classroom.

S = Society, where students will be encouraged to develop as responsible, active and informed world citizens, demonstrating mutual respect, empathy and community spirit.

= Thinking, where students will join a global community of thinkers.

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We pride ourselves on our caring and compassionate ethos, which enables our students to grow in a supportive atmosphere conductive to their development. Where students need additional support, we meet their needs through our highly effective pastoral system.

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What you’ll need to succeed: 

  • Be a qualified Music Teacher with a minimum of a 1 years experience  
  • Be experienced in planning an appropriate and challenging curriculum 
  • Have a thorough knowledge of present curriculum developments, particularly those relating to Music
  • Be an inspiring teacher with real enthusiasm for the subject 
  • Be able to motivate their students 
  • Be committed to high standards for both staff and students 
  • Be prepared to contribute to the extra-curricular life of the Academy 
  • Have excellent knowledge/experience of teaching Music
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The Thinking Schools Academy Trust

The Thinking Schools Academy Trust is a family of schools consisting of both primary and secondary schools across Kent, Hampshire and Plymouth. 

 

We believe that every young person in our community deserves to have the best opportunities at life regardless of their individual circumstances.

Education is the key to transforming life chances and we support and develop every member of our community to:

  • Think about their Thinking
  • Be their Best self
  • Shape their Success
In this way we transform life chances

Click Here To view our Trust video to gain an insight into The Thinking Schools Academy Trust

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What we can offer you:

  • Minimum starting salary £27,186 for all NQTs
  • Revised Teacher Payscale to retain and reward excellent teachers
  • A stunning teaching environment and state of the art technology
  • Vast support network from senior leaders and other teachers within the school and our Trust to help you deliver outstanding teaching and learning through resources, mentoring and school visits.
  • Regular opportunities to meet and share best practice with the relevant year group teachers of the other secondary schools within our Trust
  • Benefit from an internationally accredited pedagogy approach to thinking and learning, which has been proven to enhance classroom practice
  • Excellent CPD opportunities including our Early career, Middle and Senior Leadership programmes
  • Regular CPD and social events, including Trust CPD days, the Trust Christmas party and regular Trust theatre trips to London
  • A 24/7 employee assistance programme which provides counselling and support / advice on a wide array of areas
  • Onsite parking free of charge.
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What you need to do now:

If you are interested in working in our school, benefitting from a supportive network of teachers across our large academy and our Trust and you are keen to progress your career, then please apply today!

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Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found.

We strongly encourage any teachers who may be interested in working at our school to contact Danielle Bowden – d.bowden @tsatrust.org.uk to arrange an informal conversation about the role with our hiring manager.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Documents

The following documents are available relating to this vacancy:

GWA Music JD.pdf

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