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Teacher of Music - Full-time

The Whitstable School, Whitstable

  • Ref:KCC886-4091-416T
  • Posted:07/02/2022
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:July or August 2022
  • App Close Date:07/02/2022 at 16:00
  • Interviews:Week commencing 7 March 2022

Advert

Permanent, Full time position.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Music Teacher at The Whitstable School to join our thriving performing arts department that is theheart and soul of the school community. The department is ambitious and is keen to develop a love of performing across the school.

We will welcome applications from teachers who:

  • Are passionate about Music and able to inspire students
  • Are an accomplished musician with the ability to lead a diverse range of music ensembles
  • Have proven experience of teaching music across KS3 and KS4 (KS5 would be advantageous)
  • Can demonstrate a positive and creative approach in the classroom
  • Have the skills and passion to inspire and engage pupils in both curricular and extra curricular lessons. 

Here at The Whitstable School, we have established high-quality arts and cultural provision that connects subjects and learning outcomes across all phases, we have a commitment to equality of opportunity to arts and cultural experiences. 

The school has a dedicated dance studio, music rooms as well as a purpose built theatre space, all pupils in KS3 receive one drama, dance and music lesson a week, in KS4 and KS5 each discipline is available as an option. The arts are a real driving force and a key contributor to the pedagogy of the school.

This is an excellent opportunity to join our school. In return we offer a stimulating, supporting and rewarding working environment, where all staff are valued and where you will have the opportunity to access a range of excellent professional opportunities to support your progression. 

Additional benefits include:

  • Excellent on site facilities
  • Extensive bank of resources across the Trust
  • Excellent CPD programme
  • Being part of a highly successful Trust
  • Teacher Pension
  • Free Employee Assistance Programme
  • Free parking on site

Applications are welcome from anyone who meets the stated requirements in the person specification, and should be made by Kent Teach. Please note that we cannot accept CVs.

If you experience any difficulty in completing the application form, please contact recruitment@swale.at  or 01795 426091 (option 2).

For further information about the role,  visits to the school or informal discussion, please contact Luke Richardson at luke.richardson@swale.at  or telephone 01227 931300.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

We are an Equal Opportunities employer and seek to reflect the diverse community we serve.

In accordance with current GDPR compliance we will not keep any details / application forms on file once the position is filled.

Interview Date:  Week commencing 7 March 2022.

Swale Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is exempt from ROA and will require an enhanced DBS disclosure.




Information about the school

The Whitstable School is part of the Swale Academies Trust, a leading Multi-Academy Trust for school improvement, situated in the highly desirable location of Whitstable, Kent. Rated by Ofsted in February 2018 as a Good school, we are now embarking on the next stage of our journey to outstanding and are looking for exceptional and inspiring individuals to help us achieve this ambition.

Please visit www.thewhitstableschool.org.uk and our twitter page @TheWhitSchool for more about our school.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful candidates must be willing to undergo an Enhanced DBS Check and references will be taken up. We are an Equal Opportunities employer and seek to reflect the diverse community we serve. Applications are welcome from anyone who meets the stated requirements; please note that we cannot accept CVs.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Recruitment Team
  • Address:Bellevue Road, Whitstable , Kent, CT5 1PX
  • Telephone: 01227 272362
  • Email: recruitment@swale.at

Fax: 01227 770275

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).