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Head of Music - Full-time

Aylesford School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-5410-457T
  • Posted:14/01/2022
  • Pay:MPS/UPS + TLR
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:28/02/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:To be arranged


Head of Music

Required As Soon As Possible

We have an exciting opportunity for a passionate, dedicated, motivated and innovative Head of Music to join our team at Aylesford School. We are looking for an inspirational teacher who meets the Teacher Standards, with the ability to create a nurturing learning environment, together with a commitment to bringing out the best in every student as part of a wider Creative Arts faculty.

You will be fully supported by the Senior Leadership Team. Our dedicated staff and students make Aylesford a great place to work. When you join us, you will be supported and developed through our extensive CPD programme and given effective PPA allocation to allow for a better work/life balance. Working in our school provides a wealth of opportunities to include excellent career progression options. Regardless of your experience or level of responsibility, you will have a range of exciting opportunities to ensure you are improving your craft.

What Ofsted said:

Aylesford School has a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Overall, pupils are happy and enjoy coming to school. They feel safe and well supported by staff. The relationships between staff and pupils are strong…Leaders have high expectations of pupils. They are ambitious for pupils to develop ‘strong character strengths and reach their academic potential’.

Tours to the school are warmly welcomed, if you would like to request a tour of the school, or meet with us informally before applying, then please email the Head’s PA at Deborah.Morris@aylesford.kent.sch.uk


Information about the school

Aylesford School is an inclusive school where every child, regardless of ability and background can fulfil their dreams and aspirations. We achieved a Good Ofsted result in February 2020.

We aim to provide students with a high quality academic and ‘Character Education’, which develops confident young people who are successful learners and contribute positively to society.

The post holder must work within the relevant policies, codes of practice and legislation reporting any concerns to the appropriate person.

The post holder must have good communication skills to be able to inform, persuade, inspire and motivate stakeholders and provide feedback to other professionals and parents as required.

Job Contact Information

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).