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Lead Teacher of Music - Full-time

Goodwin Academy, Deal

  • Ref:KCC886-4023-185T
  • Posted:01/04/2021
  • Pay:£27,186 - £42,192 +TLR2a £2842
  • Start Date:1st September 2021
  • App Close Date:18/04/2021 at 23:45
  • Interviews:TBC

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We are currently recruiting for a Lead Teacher of Music to join Goodwin Academy. Goodwin Academy is a vibrant and engaging Key Stage 3-5 mixed Academy, which is sponsored by the Thinking Schools Academy Trust.

This is a new and exciting role bringing Music into the curriculum at Goodwin Academy. As Lead Teacher of Music you will be responsible for developing Music across the School. You will be working closely alongside the Head of Performing Arts

The Thinking Schools Academy Trust (TSAT) has been ranked by the Government as the highest performing academy Trust in the South East for GCSE results. – DfE National league table 2020

At Goodwin, we are committed to transforming the life chances of our students, ensuring that all are supported and encouraged to achieve their personal best. We deliver this through the BEST Agenda - ‘Be Your Best’ with BEST being an acronym for:

B = Brilliance, where students will be supported to be brilliant in everything they do.

= Enrichment, where students will encounter a variety of educational opportunities outside of the classroom.

S = Society, where students will be encouraged to develop as responsible, active and informed world citizens, demonstrating mutual respect, empathy and community spirit.

= Thinking, where students will join a global community of thinkers.

What you’ll need to succeed: 

  • Be a qualified Music Teacher with a minimum of a 1 years experience
  • Be experienced in planning an appropriate and challenging curriculum
  • Have a thorough knowledge of present curriculum developments, particularly those relating to Music
  • Be an inspiring teacher with real enthusiasm for the subject
  • Be able to motivate their students
  • Be committed to high standards for both staff and students
  • Be prepared to contribute to the extra-curricular life of the Academy
  • Have excellent knowledge/experience of teaching Music

What we can offer you:

  • Minimum starting salary £27,186 for all NQTs
  • Revised Teacher Payscale to retain and reward excellent teachers
  • A stunning teaching environment and state of the art technology
  • Vast support network from senior leaders and other teachers within the school and our Trust to help you deliver outstanding teaching and learning through resources, mentoring and school visits.
  • Regular opportunities to meet and share best practice with the relevant year group teachers of the other secondary schools within our Trust
  • Benefit from an internationally accredited pedagogy approach to thinking and learning, which has been proven to enhance classroom practice
  • Excellent CPD opportunities including our Early career, Middle and Senior Leadership programmes
  • Regular CPD and social events, including Trust CPD days, the Trust Christmas party and regular Trust theatre trips to London
  • A 24/7 employee assistance programme which provides counselling and support / advice on a wide array of areas
  • Onsite parking free of charge.

Information about the school

Our School:

Goodwin Academy is a vibrant and engaging key stage 3-5 mixed academy based in the heart of Deal. Sponsored by the Thinking Schools Academy Trust, the school is part of a family of schools in Kent, Medway and Portsmouth. There are currently 17 academies in the trust including secondary and primary/junior academies. TSAT is a successful and rapidly growing trust, ranked as the highest performing academy trust in the country for 2018 at KS4. It has high expectations for all academies, setting ambitious targets for pupils learning and progress.

As a result of £25 million investment from the Department of Education, Goodwin Academy moved into its new home in September 2017. The new school is a three storey building with a four court Sports Hall.

At Goodwin, we are committed to transforming the life chances of our students, ensuring that all are supported and encouraged to achieve their personal best. We deliver this through the BEST Agenda - ‘Be Your Best’ with BEST being an acronym for:

B = Brilliance, where students will be supported to be brilliant in everything they do. E = Enrichment, where students will encounter a variety of educational opportunities outside of the classroom. S = Society, where students will be encouraged to develop as responsible, active and informed world citizens, demonstrating mutual respect, empathy and community spirit. T = Thinking, where students will join a global community of thinkers. We pride ourselves on our caring and compassionate ethos, which enables our students to grow in a supportive atmosphere conductive to their development. Where students need additional support, we will look to meet their needs through our highly effective pastoral system.

The school has a thriving extra-curricular programme with many opportunities for students to grow their talents. In the sporting arena, the school has a wide range of very successful teams and have regular student productions, dance shows and exhibitions.

Ultimately, we aspire for our students to develop their academic and life skills, so that they become confident, well-rounded and contented individuals and are equipped and ready to be successful for the world of work and the challenges of the 21st Century.

As a result of £25 million investment from the Department of Education, Goodwin Academy moved into its new home in September 2017. The new school is a three storey building with a four court Sports Hall.

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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.