Hours of work: 32.5
Working pattern: Full-time
Closing date: Sunday 24 September 2023
For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
The Hastings Academy
Please note, we do not accept CVs.
About the role
Is Music your passion?
An exciting opportunity has arisen at The Hastings Academy and we would like to appoint a Teacher of Music to teach Key Stage 3 and 4.
We are looking for:
- a specialist committed to the progress of ALL students in Music
- someone with enthusiasm, presence and authority
- someone who is creative and delivers outstanding learning experiences
- a team member who will collaborate with colleagues to ensure the progress of students
Please see the attached job description and person specification and our Candidate pack for full details of this opportunity.
The Hastings Academy
Our mission is to provide all our students with the opportunities they need to become well-rounded citizens who believe in themselves, value others and can make a positive difference to their world.
We believe in every student’s potential, and we encourage them to aim high. We teach them to have respect for themselves, the community and each other.
All who work and are a part of The Hastings Academy are continually striving to ensure we are the academy of choice. It has a published admissions number of 180 (900 pupils in total) and hosts a special facility for up to 10 young people with speech, language, and communication difficulties.
We truly value the experience, dedication, and commitment of all our employees and believe in the power of motivated and happy staff. This is why we seek to enrich and reward our employees wherever we can, by offering a wide range of exciting and useful employee benefits. These include:
- Automatic annual pay increments
- High quality continuous professional development and support for your career progression
- A strong commitment to your health & wellbeing including; onsite Wellbeing Champions, designated Mental Health Ambassadors, flexible working opportunities from Day 1, and Employee Assistance programme
- Generous public sector pension scheme
- Discounts on retail & travel
- Cycle 2 Work scheme
- Charity Giving
- Our salaries are aligned to the Real Living Wage
We are proud to be part of the University of Brighton Academies Trust; a family of infant, primary and secondary schools based in Sussex. Working Together, Delivering Excellence, Achieving Ambitions, and Nurturing Potential are the values that guide us. Our mission is to ‘inspire our children and staff to flourish and achieve their best’ so we positively impact our communities we serve. We aim to create a vibrant, inclusive community, transforming lives and broadening horizons through excellent teaching and learning.
The University of Brighton is the sponsor of the University of Brighton Academies Trust. Close connection with the university allows us to draw on the expertise of its education experts and external contacts – something that greatly benefits our academies and our pupils.
The University of Brighton Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check. This role is considered exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. It is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.
We welcome applications from all members of the community.
The Trust is proud to be part of the government’s Disability Confident scheme which underpins our staff recruitment practices.
Find out more
To arrange a visit or to have an informal discussion about this role please contact Kym East at firstname.lastname@example.org
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.
Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain an enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau).
For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.
All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children. All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.