September 1, 2023
Job Type
Short Summary
The Halley Academy has an exciting opportunity to appoint a Teacher of Music to join us from January 2024.
MPS/UPS commensurate with experience + Inner London Allowance
Working Pattern
Full time
Closing Date
October 01, 2023


The Halley Academy has an exciting opportunity to appoint a Teacher of Music to join us from January 2024. The successful candidate will have the ability to teach Music across the Key Stages and will be creative, innovative, efficient and committed to raising standards. They will have excellent subject knowledge and join a highly motivated team of superbly collaborative teachers committed to a creative and stimulating approach to teaching and learning, and to instilling a passion for Music in our students.

We are looking for a highly ambitious team-player to join our dynamic team of passionate and engaging teachers. We have a superb teaching and peripatetic music team who have a wealth of music industry experience and a well equipped music department.

Get to know our department…

  • Our exam board for KS4 Music is currently BTEC Tech Award Music Practice with the intention of introducing Eduqas in the future;
  • We work on cloud based DAW SoundTrap and online sequencers;
  • We offer vocal, drum kit/percussion, brass and piano instrumental lessons;
  • We offer both BTEC Tech Award Music Practice for Key Stage 4 students;
  • A number of our students leave us to study music as a higher education option;
  • A number of our students perform locally at music venues and festivals;
  • We have a number of concerts each year with a large number of students from all year groups including Summer/Winter concert and exam group concerts;
  • We are looking to expand our provision into KS5 with the RSL Level 3 award.

​​​​​​​We offer a vibrant and committed Visual and Performing Arts Department, passionate about music and dedicated to supporting students throughout their learning experience and securing the best possible outcomes for them. We also offer pupils the very best in learning opportunities by delivering high quality teaching via our bespoke curriculum, alongside inspiring extracurricular opportunities. At The Halley Academy, we believe in developing staff into outstanding practitioners through our excellent CPD programmes.

What are we looking for in you? Applicants will have previous experience of teaching the subject and will be committed to personal learning and development and have a sincere commitment to sharing our long-term aims and drive for continuous improvement. In return, we will offer you a professional and supportive team, a collaborative working environment and a genuine opportunity to develop. As a Trust we feel it is important to hire for the right attitude which is why we look for staff that are enthusiastic, focused and resilient to the day to day pressures that the classroom brings.

The successful candidate will receive;

  • A salary commensurate with the profile of the post;
  • Bespoke CPD with mentoring and coaching opportunities;
  • The opportunity to work laterally across a number of Leigh Academies Trust schools to benchmark best practice and to be involved in teaching and learning innovation;
  • The opportunity to contribute to a new, highly rigorous Music curriculum which spans across the key stages.​​​​​​​

This is a permanent, full time position offering MPS/UPS + Inner London allowance.

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