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Job Ref No. ECC5440-443S Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: TMS/ UPS
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 30/06/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: TBC  

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Teacher of Music
Working across Brentwood County High School, St Clere's School and Thames Park Secondary School

TMS/ UPS
£31,350 - £47,389 per annum

FTE: 100%
Start Date: September 2024
We are seeking a dynamic and passionate Music Teacher to join our thriving educational community. This is a unique opportunity to work across three of our secondary schools: Brentwood County High School, St Clere's School, and Thames Park Secondary School.

As a Music Teacher, you will play a pivotal role in inspiring a love for music in our students. You will work full time on a fortnightly rotation, spending 4 days at Brentwood County High School, 3 days at Thames Park Secondary School, and 3 days at St Clere's School. Your role will involve teaching across Key Stages 3, 4, and 5 preparing students for both GCSE and A-Level examinations and contributing to extra-curricular music activities.

You will be working alongside experienced Head of Departments and supportive Senior Leadership Teams (SLT), fostering a collaborative and nurturing environment. This is a wonderful opportunity for a passionate musician interested in educating our future musicians to make a meaningful impact and join a vibrant community.  

Our schools offer well-equipped classrooms, practice rooms, and access to drama studios.
Thames Park Secondary School also benefits from a theatre-style auditorium, with integrated modern music technology, including the use of DJ decks and up-to-date music software to enrich students' learning experiences.

Travel expenses from the lead school will be reimbursed, ensuring you can focus on delivering exceptional education without financial concern.

Key Responsibilities:
Deliver high-quality music lessons that engage and motivate students.
Develop and implement a curriculum that caters to diverse learning needs.
Foster a positive learning environment that encourages student participation and creativity.
Organise and lead school concerts, performances, and other musical events.
Collaborate with colleagues across the three schools to share best practices and resources.
Contribute to the wider school community through involvement in extracurricular activities.

Qualifications and Experience:
Proven experience teaching Music at secondary school level.
Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage a varied workload.
A passion for Music and the ability to inspire and motivate students.

We welcome applications from experienced qualified teachers (holding QTS or QTLS), early career teachers, or unqualified teachers committed to gaining qualified teacher status.

Osborne Co-operative Academy Trust is a Multi-Academy Trust, with twelve member schools within Essex. All schools in the Trust work in equal partnership and are members of the schools' Co-operative Society. Our Co-operative Values focus on enabling all students to achieve their potential both academically and as young people.  

What the schools can offer:   
  
Recognition of continuous service  
Automatic enrolment into the National Teacher Pension Scheme 
Excellent CPD opportunities 
Career progression throughout the Trust, with the ability to progress in other schools  
The support of an experienced family of schools  
National Conditions of Service  
Access to the Employee Assistance Programme  
Excellent behaviour management policy to support all staff 
Wider support network for all staff including managing workloads and work-life balance  

If you feel you could make a positive contribution to the schools in our Trust, and you have the passion, drive and commitment to work with us to make all aspects of our Music departments outstanding, please apply now. To request a visit to the schools or for more information please contact hr@osborne.coop or call 01375 648901. 

Osborne Co-operative Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. In compliance with safer recruitment procedures and guidelines, all applications must be made on our formal application form, CVs will not be accepted. This appointment will be subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS disclosure and satisfactory references. Osborne Co-operative Academy Trust is an equal opportunities employer. As a Trust, we recognise the value of, and seek to achieve a diverse workforce. We welcome applications from all backgrounds. Please refer to our recruitment & selection policy statement (www.osborne.coop/working-with-us) for more information.   
    
If you would like to be considered for this post, application forms are available via our website, Vacancies in our Trust (osborne.coop).


Closing date: 30th June 2024

Information about the School

St Clere’s School is a secondary school and Co-operative Academy with an ethos that promotes excellence for all. Everything we do is underpinned by Co-operative values that guide and develop our students through their education to become successful, responsible and confident adults. We work in partnership with a family of schools including East Tilbury Primary School, Stanford-le-Hope Primary School, Thameside Primary School, Arthur Bugler Primary School and Brentwood County High School. Due to our excellent Science facilities and results, we were awarded Specialist Science College status in 2010. We have since been awarded a second specialism in Sport because of our outstanding amenities and standards.

We have over 1100 students here, who are busy finding out that learning can be enjoyable and will bring them greater opportunities in life. Our well-qualified staff teach with great energy and expertise in an environment that has exceptional standards.

St Clere’s School is located on the edge of Stanford-le-Hope, a short distance from the A13, and is surrounded by a large expanse of playing fields, which enable us to enjoy a vast array of sports. We have a range of facilities including a state of the art Drama studio, an Apple Mac suite, fully refurbished Science labs, Sports Pavilion, 3G all weather floodlit pitch, tennis courts and an exceptionally well-stocked Library with research and quiet study space. In addition, we have classrooms with up-to-date ICT resources, which enhance the teaching for all students and provide a comfortable environment in which to learn.

Our reputation is one of very high academic standards and outstanding pupil conduct. St Clere’s School has gone from strength to strength and the past few years, St. Clere's School pupils have achieved significantly above national results. The Maths department have continued their trend of results, high in the 80s where one third of pupils left with a top grade of 7 to 9. The English department has also mirrored that success with results high in the 80s and significantly above national. Additionally, our progress score continues to be a solid positive and our Ebacc results are above national. Both ICT and separate sciences (Biology, Chemistry and Physics) were 100% A* to C. These results are significantly above national figures and some of the best results in the history of our school, demonstrating: high quality teaching and learning; continuous dedication of staff and the engagement for learning of our pupils. All of this is evident on a daily basis at St Clere’s School.

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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Contact Information

Abbie Stonehouse
St Clere's School, Stanford Le Hope
Essex, SS17 0NW
Telephone: 01375 468901
Email: hr@osborne.coop

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