DBS826/21 Head of Music - Valley Gardens Middle School

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
26/04/2021 12:00
£25,714 - £41,604 pa plus £2,873 pa (TLR 2a)
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Valley Gardens Middle School, Valley Gardens, Whitley Bay, Tyne and Wear, NE25 9AQ.
Number of posts:
Closing date:
26 Apr
Further Information

Valley Gardens Middle is an outstanding school. It is a highly popular and oversubscribed school with 750 pupils on roll. Academic standards are well above age related expectations and the school remains ambitious to improve standards further. The ethos of the school is a particular strength and there is a thriving programme of extra-curricular activities. The school has a very strong music ethos and a long history of success in many different musical competitions and events.

We are looking to appoint an outstanding leader of music to lead our curriculum development journey and to contribute to further developing our reputation as a high performing school.

The successful applicant should have a passion for music and be able to use his/her knowledge and leadership to drive improvement within the department and across the whole school. He/she should have a vision for curricular and extra-curricular provision that will foster a love of music in all of our pupils.

At Valley Gardens we are committed to Continued Professional Development for all staff.

There is strong pastoral care and in a recent Ofsted the school were graded outstanding. “Many pupils reach exceptionally high standards”.

Please note this post is subject to DBS clearance.

You can obtain an application pack from the school office at hayley.tate@valleygardensmiddle.org