Head of Music

TMS/UPS (TLR negotiable for outstanding candidate)

Permanent Full Time, Required from September 2022

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding and motivated teacher to lead our Music department.  Your drive, determination, pace and student focused thinking is more important to us than your experience. We are looking for a colleague to join us and teach Music to all key stages.

We offer an environment where an ambitious and innovative teacher and future leader will thrive and progress. You will support our drive to create exceptional experiences and have an aptitude for working with students to overcome barriers to learning.

This is an exciting time to join Barr’s Hill School and The Futures Trust. We are passionate about building brighter futures for our young people, and are driven by a set of compelling values:

  1. Learners First – teachers and leaders totally focused upon the educational benefit of our students
  2. It’s about learning – students, teachers and leaders focused upon developing and improving their learning
  3. No Barriers – no excuses, only support to ensure students, teachers and leaders maximise their achievement

Barr’s Hill is an 11-18 inner city school in the heart of Coventry.  Our diverse student population is one of the many strengths of the school.  We are a high performing school but we are passionately driven to constantly improve and intend to be the best school in the country.  We are looking for people who are ready to work with us on the next phase of our journey.  Student enrichment and the wider experience is a huge part of what we believe matters in education and our students 7 Year Journey with us.  Music is a strong subject with exam courses in KS4 and the potential for KS5.  With newly refurbished teaching and practice spaces plus a principled commitment to free 1 to 1 or small group music lessons for all interested students and a large peripatetic offer to supplement the curriculum this is an exciting opportunity.

Staff at Barr’s Hill School are supported by experienced teachers, Middle and Senior Leaders who commit generously of their time to train and develop colleagues. The School offers focused CPD for all staff based on their future aspirations, and has a proven track record of developing excellent teachers and future leaders. The School fully funds Masters research and offers a range of outstanding leadership development opportunities, including collaboration across the Trust.

Visits to the School are welcome and encouraged, please get in touch if you would like to arrange this.

Closing date: Midday on 29th April 2022

Please be aware that we reserve the right to close this vacancy prior to the published closing date.

interview date to be confirmed

Please note that all applications must be received on an application form. We do not accept CV’s. Applications should be returned to recruitmentadmin@thefuturestrust.org.uk or to the school address marked for the attention of Suki Garchay, HR Manager.

Barr’s Hill School and The Futures Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and require all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidates for all positions will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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