Thames Teachers are working alongside an Outstanding Secondary School in Westminster who are seeking an experienced Music Teacher to join their team from September 2018.
This outstanding school is highly regarded within the borough of Westminster and having been graded Outstanding in their most recent Ofsted, are looking to recruit an experienced Music Teacher who shares their same desire to succeed. It is stated that ‘The outstanding vision and leadership of the Headteacher and the staff have ensured a true equality and high quality of educational opportunities for all students to excel. As excellent pastoral system and academic guidance together with a stimulating learning environment, has resulted in students feeling safe and highly valued. They display respectful, exemplary behaviour and good leadership qualities – this results in exemplary attendance and punctuality.’ The position will be offered on a permanent basis, paid to scale.
As well as joining a very successful school, you will also become part of a fantastic Music department. In KS3, there is a big focus on developing a solid understanding and the ability to read and to write musical notation. They provide tuition in an orchestral instrument in Year 7, and techniques for singing, the guitar, drums and the keyboard in Years 7 and 8. In KS4, pupils study Eduqas GCSE Music, Level 2 Certificate Creative Studies: Music Technology. In KS5, pupils study Eduqas A-Level Music and Edexcel A-Level Music Technology. Students enjoy regular opportunities to perform both at school and other venues with musical events, performances and concerts.
You will be required to:
– Teach Music to KS3 – KS5
– Ensure outstanding attainment and progress across all key stages
– Organise and run extra-curricular support for pupils to ensure outstanding achievement
– Be committed to wider school life and be willing to engage in a range of extra-curricular activities