Published
January 24, 2023
Location
Category
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Short Summary
We are looking to recruit an extraordinary Head of Department - Music who shares our vision and commitment to the young people of this community.
Salary
MPS/UPS + Outer London weighting
Working Pattern
Full time
Closing Date
February 20, 2023

Description

Are you ready for the next step in your teaching career? Are you seeking a new opportunity for September 2023 that offers progression? Are you an ambitious Music practitioner, ready to lead, motivate and inspire an entire department? 

We are looking to recruit an extraordinary Head of Department - Music who shares our vision and commitment to the young people of this community. You will be joining a highly motivated and passionate group of staff who work tirelessly in the best interests of the students. Staff development is central to everything we do and you will receive weekly CPD sessions as well as designated department time to work collaboratively with team members.

Note that Leigh Academies Trust has been supporting King Henry School since September 2022 to recruit exceptional staff who can make an immediate positive impact on the school community and all of its students. We’ve already made a positive impact and will continue to work closely with the school to make the highest quality staffing appointments.  This is a hugely exciting time to join King Henry School and for our staff to work together under the remarkable leadership of John Dixon, Principal​​​​​​​

We’d like to hear from candidates who are:

  • An excellent leader, passionate about learning and has strong subject knowledge within the Music area
  • Collaborative, able to build strong professional relationships
  • Able to motivate and inspire students and staff to achieve their full potential
  • Energetic and have a can-do attitude
  • Confident and has strong career aspirations
  • Committed to safeguarding and the happiness and well-being of everyone at the school
  • Prepared to be involved in leading co-curricular activities either within or outside of their teaching subject​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

We offer this as a permanent opportunity with a salary of MPS/UPS + Outer London Allowance, commensurate with experience.

Application process: Naturally, we are seeking to appoint the best possible candidate and therefore the application process will reflect our desire to undertake all necessary measures to achieve this.

On the basis interested candidates may be keen to visit the school before making a formal application, you can arrange this by contacting Pam Morey - PA to the Principal - via email at PMorey@kinghenry.org.uk. Visits will be offered throughout February 2023 - please ensure you offer a range of dates when you are available in your initial email to ensure we can coordinate a visit that works for both you and the school.

Candidates wishing to have an initial conversation about this role can also arrange for a telephone call. Those wishing to do so should also contact Pam Morey (as above) in the first instance. If you have any queries on any aspect of the application process or need additional information please contact Elene Redelinghuys (Recruitment Advisor) on elene.redelinghuys@latrust.org.uk.

The school is committed to safeguarding children and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check. Our commitment to safeguarding is underpinned by robust processes and checks which are in place across the Trust.

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