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Head Of Music - Full-time

Turner Schools Family

  • Ref:KCC-F42-29-T
  • Posted:06/02/2019
  • Pay:MPS/UPS depending upon experience + TLR £2721
  • Start Date:May 2019
  • App Close Date:24/02/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Week commencing 25th February 2019

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Turner Schools is looking for a talented individual to inspire and drive the next generation of musicians. As the Head of Music, you will be responsible for developing and leading the effective delivery of a Music curriculum.

The ideal candidate will…

  • Provide strong leadership of the subject at Key Stage 3 through to Key Stage 5
  • Plan, implement and evaluate the subject curriculum and plan schemes of work modelling, and leading on, the highest quality of teaching
  • Raise attainment at Key Stage 3 through to Key Stage 5
  • Contribute to our extra-curricular activities, working closely with the Director of Music
  • Inspire and motivate students through sharing their passion for Music
  • Work with the Director of Music to stage musical productions
  • Be a creative, inventive and dedicated classroom practitioner with a real passion for Music
  • Love teaching and share out HEART ethos

In return we offer:

  • Purpose built facilities
  • Enthusiastic students who are willing to learn and are proud of their learning environment
  • A professional, hardworking and established team of professionals with the capability and desire to raise student achievement even further
  • A genuine opportunity to make a difference & be part of our journey to set a new standard in non-selective, knowledge rich education

We are committed to the continuous development of all our staff, enabling them to progress through enriching opportunities within the Academy and across the Trust.

For our ethos and values, please see our website www.turnerschools.com

Please contact Caroline Dominguez by email: HR@turnerschools.com if you wish to visit the Academy or have any queries regarding the role.

Salary: Teachers’ Main Pay Scale/ Upper Pay Scale (dependent on experience) plus a TLR of £2,721 for the Head of Department responsibility

Join our mission: #seachange

Information about the trust

Turner Schools is a Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) based in Folkestone on the beautiful Kent coast.

Turner Schools is committed to ensuring success without selection for our pupils and students by teaching them the core knowledge and life skills they need to thrive in the modern world. Turner Schools is committed to leading schools where children thrive and knowledge matters.

Our mission is to set a new standard in non-selective education, empowering our pupils and students with cultural capital. In this way we will contribute to the regeneration of the region; we call this mission sea-change.

Following Aristotle's philosophy, we believe that educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all. Accordingly, we have encapsulated the Trust's ethos and values in the acronym HEART meaning we have:

H: High Expectations - of yourself, of others, including in terms of aspiration for the community and children we serve, conduct and standards in the widest sense

E: Enthusiasm - in attitude and to nurture it in others be they pupils/students/scholars, parents or colleagues; an

A: Academic subject-based curriculum - tried and tested subjects delivered in coherent sequence

R: Reading for all - achieving chronological reading age as well as love of this enabling and vital skill; and

T: Teamwork - recognising that together we can achieve more than we can alone.

Our HEART model gives stakeholders, staff, pupils and parents a common language.

Our schools include:

Folkestone All Age Academy; Morehall Primary; Martello Primary; and Turner Free School.

Turner Schools is committed to safeguarding children and promoting their welfare. It expects all staff and volunteers to share this same commitment. Any appointment is subject to satisfactory recruitment checks, including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

For further information on Turner Schools, please visit www.turnerschools.com

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Caroline Dominguez
  • Address:4 Westbrook House ,
    58-60 Shorncliffe Road,
    CT20 2NQ
  • Telephone: 01303 842433
  • Email: hr@turnerschools.com



Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.