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Job Ref No. ECC5467-349 Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: MPS/UPS
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 15/04/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: tbc  

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Teacher of Music (suitable for ECTs)

Required for September 2024 a knowledgeable and skilled Teacher of Music.

The successful candidate will be an outstanding practitioner or have the potential to be so with the ability to inspire young people in the study of the music curriculum.

We are ambitious for the continued development of music provision here at Shenfield High School and want to recruit colleagues with talent and passion that can communicate with the students across all phases. The department offers both GCSE Music and Music Technology at KS4 with a strong uptake of students each year. Students also have the option to continue their study of Music with A Level Music, BTEC L3 Music Performance, and A Level Music Technology, using the department Mac Suite and developing Recording Studio facilities. Embracing the use of Music Technology to enhance the Music Curriculum is therefore essential.

There is a varied, and busy extracurricular programme available to students, which includes a Wind Band, Jazz Band, Woodwind Ensemble, Guitar & Ukelele Ensemble and two Vocal Ensembles. All ensembles feature in three annual concerts performed annually. The department also works closely with the Drama Department as part of the Performance Arts Academy, which produces a large-scale production each year. The department also includes three teaching rooms, four practice rooms, and housing five Upright Pianos and two Grand Pianos.

The successful candidate will ideally continue the excellent work achieved with our Vocal Ensembles, further develop their repertoire and increase student participation.

Shenfield High School is a standalone 11-18 Academy with a comprehensive ethos and a commitment to high academic standards supported by a significant investment in pastoral care and wellbeing.

The school is conveniently located close to Shenfield mainline station on the line into London Liverpool Street and home to the eastern terminus of the new cross rail Elizabeth Line. The school's location attracts outer fringe London allowance.

If you would like an informal discussion about this position and/or a pre-application visit please contact the Headteacher's PA, Mrs Watson:

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share in this commitment. This appointment is subject to an enhanced disclosure check and positive references.

Application details from the School's website: Please apply using the application form and a covering letter that outlines how your experience and skills fulfils the job description and person specification.

Closing Date is 15th April 2024 (midday)

Information about the School

Shenfield High School is a flourishing 11-18 Academy on the northern edge of Brentwood. We are popular and expanding and, as a Training School, fully committed to the professional development of all staff.

Please visit our website for more details.

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

Karen Whordley
Alexander Lane
Shenfield, Brentwood
Essex, CM15 8RY
Telephone: 01277 219131

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