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Job Ref No. ECC5422-424S Position Type: Head of Department/Faculty Pay Range: TMS/UPS Plus TLR2c £4,782
Position Start Date: 01/09/2022 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 26/06/2022 Midnight Date of Interviews: w/c 27 June 2022  

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Required from September 2022 or January 2023.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, ambitious and inspiring teacher of Music to lead our dedicated and already successful department.

The FitzWimarc School is a highly respected and over-subscribed 11-18 mixed comprehensive school. The importance of the Arts in the curriculum and the impact they have in developing confident, creative and critical thinkers is recognised and participation is positively encouraged. The department currently offers both GCSE and A-Level Music as well as abroad range of instrumental lessons, extra-curricular clubs and enrichment activities including theatre trips and our annual Arts Festival. You will also be expected to work closely with other departments e.g. Drama and Dance and contribute to a range of performances throughout the year.

You will be an exceptional teacher who is practically able and passionate about promoting and delivering outstanding teaching, learning and attainment across all key stages. In addition, you will have the ability to provide guidance, support and advice to staff within the department, taking a leading role in modelling best practice.

Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills are essential together with a proven track record of achievement. The vacancy would suit an ambitious teacher of Music or existing Departmental Head seeking a new opportunity.

The FitzWimarc School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

For further information please visit our website or contact Mrs Harris, HR Manager at the School.

We reserve the right to close the vacancy early should we receive significant number of applications.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Hockley Road, Rayleigh
Essex, SS6 8EB
Telephone: 01268 743884