Oxclose Community Academy - Head of Music

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Closed for applications on 06/12/2023 12:00
£28,000 - £43,685
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Oxclose Community Academy
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6 Dec
Further Information
SCHOOL:                           Oxclose Community Academy  
Address:                           Dilston Close, NE38 0LN
Tel: (0191)                        4195120            
Email:                                contact@oxclose.net                  
Web:                                 www.oxclose.net          
Headteacher:                  Mrs P Hegarty
Number on Roll:              1111
Position:                           Head of Music
                                           Start Date: Easter 2024
Salary:                               MPS/UPS + TLR available for suitable candidate
An exciting opportunity has (due to promotion) for an enthusiastic and well qualified teacher to join our highly successful academy. 
This position would suit Music teachers looking to become a head of department or existing heads of department wanting to work in this popular school with fantastic performing arts facilities.
Your role will be to lead and develop Music, to further raise student attainment for all learners and promote a love of Music. To collaborate with the Drama and Dance Departments to develop Performing Arts at Oxclose.
As the Head of Department, you will develop and lead an exciting and innovative curriculum which enables the highest level of pupil progress and attainment.    
Ideal candidates will:  
have a passion for teaching music
be an outstanding practitioner, with an unwavering commitment to the highest standards for teaching and learning 
have a proven track record of raising attainment at KS4 
take a creative approach to inspiring students
have ability to engage all students in Music
have successfully collaborated with Drama and/or Dance to create school productions/performances  Oxclose is a successful oversubscribed academy that is proud to be part of Washington and our local community.
For more information about the post, or an application pack, please contact the Laura Fittes via email: recruitment@oxclose.net
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subject to a DBS check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.
The school is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. As part of our due diligence and to comply with our obligations in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education, an online search of publicly available information will be undertaken for all shortlisted candidates. The successful applicant will be subject to provide an enhanced DBS disclosure.
Closing Date: 12 noon - Wednesday 6th December 2023
Interviews: W/B 11th December 2023
Any potential applicants are welcome to visit us to see our fantastic academy for themselves.
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This job is closed for applications.