Head of Music
MPS-UPS3 Plus TLR
Required from April 2024
Salary: £32,407 - £48,055 per year
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Start date: April 2024
Apply by: 22 November 2023
Are you a passionate educator who inspires through example and wants to make a real difference to young people’s lives? We are looking for a dynamic, ambitious, innovative and proactive practitioner to join our school. To succeed you will be an enthusiastic and motivated Curriculum Leader of Music required to teach at KS3, KS4 and KS5. You will be joining a highly motivated and passionate group of staff who work tirelessly in the best interests of the students. Staff development is central to everything we do and you will receive weekly Professional Learning and Development sessions as well as designated department time to work collaboratively with team members.
This is an exciting opportunity to teach well-motivated pupils in an oversubscribed grammar school situated on the London Kent border, with easy access to both central London and the wonderful Kent countryside.
Townley Grammar School is a multicultural, academically selective, and socially responsible girls’ state secondary school, with a co-educational Sixth Form. We are exceptionally proud of our students; they achieve the highest academic standards whilst also benefitting from excellent pastoral care. Townley is a fabulous place to work, and the students here make it a joy to come to work each day.
Our staff expertise is integral to delivering a high-quality educational experience for our students. Education should inspire students to value learning for its own sake; Townley students learn in a stimulating environment where teachers understand how to challenge and where the range of cocurricular opportunities is vast and varied, Townley provides a purposeful work environment, and we seek to recruit and retain dynamic and inspirational staff that share in our vision and commitment.
Qualifications, Experience & Attributes
We are seeking to appoint an outstanding, ambitious and inspirational Head of Music. The successful candidate will have expert subject knowledge and must be able to teach all Key Stages, including GCSE and A Level. This is an exceptional opportunity for an individual who is suitably motivated and ready to share their expertise and experience with our brilliant young people.
We provide a full and robust induction programme for all new members of staff, as part of the school’s Staff Development Programme, with further support for staff new to the teaching profession. Townley Grammar School is committed to the wellbeing and happiness of staff. We offer a bespoke and personalised range of pathway opportunities, including the NPQ qualifications and opportunities to study at post-graduate level. This position will provide a sound foundation for further promotion within the school dependent on the aspirations of the applicant.
Main Areas of Responsibility
Please see: Job Description & Person Specification
To Apply: please complete our Recruitment Form
Closing Date for Applications: 12 noon on Wednesday 22nd November 2023
We encourage applicants to apply early as the school reserves the right to close the advert should we feel able to appoint an appropriate candidate.
Interviews: upon receipt of application