Teacher in Charge of Music
The Roundhill Academy
Contracted Hrs: 100%
Salary: MPS / UPS + TLR 3 (£1,597 per annum)
Start Date: 8th April 2024
Do you have experience leading a department or wish to take the next step in your career?
Are you an inspirational teacher with the ability to create a nurturing learning environment?
Are you looking to work for an organisation who is committed to promoting a healthy work-life balance?
If so, this could be the perfect opportunity for you!
We are seeking an enthusiastic Teacher in Charge of Music to join The Roundhill Academy on a permanent basis. The successful candidate will be joining a smaller than average secondary school at an exciting time.
We are looking for someone who is a highly motivated, innovative, ambitious and creative classroom practitioner who can demonstrate the ability and aptitude to teach to a very high standard up to and including GCSE level. The ideal candidate will have experience in teaching Music at Key Stage 3 and 4; and have the ability to lead the subject and model strong subject knowledge and expertise within their subject.
The school prioritises staff development and CPD and there will be opportunities for the successful candidate to participate in outreach and enrichment in schools across the wider Trust to support our plans to build a love of music amongst our students. We would love the successful candidate to be a part of this journey and to help us bring to life our values of ‘Nurture’, ‘Enrich’ and ‘Inspire’. This is a rewarding role with the successful candidate having the opportunity to contribute to the wider school enrichment programme to support our students beyond the academic taught curriculum.
The ideal candidate will:
• Hold QTS status
• Possess excellent subject knowledge with the ability to articulate their expertise within their teaching
• Possess the ability to teach high quality lessons and consistently provide learning opportunities that progresses students’ learning and achievements
• Be an excellent communicator and able to build positive working relationships with pupils, parents/carers and stakeholders
• Be a team player – whilst it is important as a secondary teacher to work independently, there are regular points of the working day and week where working alongside support staff and other teaching colleagues is vital, therefore working as part of a team that is supportive and effective is paramount to the role
In return we offer:
• Opportunity to work within a supportive team
• Access to the Bradgate Learning Alliance to share best practice, learn and network with other colleagues
• Opportunities for career development with access to professional development, apprenticeships and training schemes
• Access to the generous Teachers Pension Scheme
• Employee Support Service (counselling) for employees and close family members (24/7 support)
• Employee Discount and Benefit Scheme
• Opportunity for an annual flu vaccination
If you would like to discuss this post or arrange a visit to the school please contact the Headteacher, Natalie Teece, prior to applying.
To apply for this position:
1. Apply using the online application form
2. Submit a supporting statement outlining the reasons why you are applying and your suitability for the position
Application Closing Date: 9am, Monday 26th February 2024
Provisional Interview Date: w/c 26th February 2024
We look forward to receiving your application!
Bradgate Education Partnership is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All staff and volunteers are therefore expected to be-have in such a way that supports this commitment. As part of the Trust’s shortlisting process, all shortlisted candidates will be subject to an online search as part of our due diligence. Appointment to this post will also be subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks.
WE ARE ALL UNIQUE…
At our Trust inclusion means everyone is welcome. Everyone is treated fairly and with respect. We value individuality and uniqueness and aim to create a sense of belonging. We want an inclusive workplace that helps build the success of our pupils and reflects the diversity of the communities we serve.
The Roundhill Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.