MUSIC AND PERFORMING ARTS LEADER
Dates: Apply by Friday 13th March 2020 at 5:00p.m. Job start: September 2020
Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR 2 (£4298) (according to experience and qualifications)
Contract Type: Full-time
Contract term: Permanent
South Grove Primary is a friendly, culturally rich, vibrant and forward-thinking school community. It is an ‘Outstanding’ (Ofsted January 2019) mainstream primary school with a designated Special Resourced Provision for children with autism and global delay. The Governors wish to appoint a dynamic, innovative, inspirational and visionary professional. The post would suit someone who demonstrates passion, commitment and the desire to make ‘a real difference.’
We are looking forward to hearing from dedicated and enthusiastic Music Specialists who are confident and creative to continue to provide an outstanding music provision across the school, and in their ability to encourage, engage and inspire children in the world of music and performing arts.
Within this role you will take on the responsibility for the day-to-day provision of music teaching, musical clubs and instrument teaching to all pupils across the school including the Special Resourced Provision pupils.
Our current Music Lead wanted to share her experiences with all prospective candidates:
"Working at South Grove Primary these last 3 years has been a wonderful and fulfilling experience. The children are eager to learn and the staff are warm and friendly. Music is a priority at South Grove with children receiving class music lessons, weekly singing assemblies and instrumental and choral music clubs. The music resources have been carefully selected to make the most out of every lesson - including keyboards, djembe drums, xylophones and auxiliary percussion. The school is also very inclusive and uses Makaton signing to accompany all school singing."
We wish to appoint an excellent Music Specialist:
- To be dedicated and enthusiastic in the development and delivery of a high quality, inclusive and engaging music curriculum
- Who creates a positive attitude towards music and performing arts enabling all children to enjoy and achieve
- To be committed to high achievement and willing to build on the very high standards of music provision within the school
- To have excellent subject knowledge and a proven track record of outstanding teaching
- To provide both internal musical examination recognition and external liaison with music tuition services and examination boards
South Grove can offer:
- An outstanding learning environment with a dedicated music studio and excellent facilities
- A supportive inclusive working culture that focuses on positive learning behaviour and high expectations for all children
- A love and enthusiasm for staff children actively involved through music and performing arts
- An ambitious and vibrant place to work with supportive colleagues and SLT
- Excellent professional development opportunities to develop music further
This is a hugely rewarding opportunity to make a difference in children’s lives and realise the aspirations of our very supportive parents/carers.
Prospective candidates are strongly encouraged to visit the school. Please contact Rosette Doxon on 020 8521 6000 if you wish to arranged an informal visit to the school.
For further information and to apply please email email@example.com for an application and job description.
If you have not heard from us within two weeks of your application, you can assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.
The school 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. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of an Enhanced DBS disclosure as well as other pre-appointment checks.
CVs are not accepted.
Closing Date: Friday 13th March 2020 at 5:00pm
Shortlisting: W/C 16th March 2020
Interviews: W/C 16th March 2020 or W/C 23rd March 2020