Teacher of Music and/or Music Technology

Salary£43,203 p/a pro rata
Start Date5 SEPTEMBER 2024
Closing Dateongoing
We are looking to appoint a Teacher of Music and/or Music Technology to join our thriving and supportive Music Department.

Tring Park School for the Performing Arts is one of the UK’s leading vocational and academic schools, situated in glorious countryside just half an hour from London. Working with 360 boarding and day pupils, aged 7 to 19, you will join a dedicated and supportive staff team within a school that offers the advantage of small classes with talented and committed students and strong public examination results.

We offer a wide range of benefits including a pension scheme, cycle to work scheme, free school lunches during term time, free onsite parking and enhanced maternity and paternity schemes.

About the role

The successful candidate will be able to teach music from KS2 up to A Level as well as supporting the music technology provision. £43,270 per annum (p/a pro rata). Full time OR part time position, permanent (Mon – Fri, 8.30am – 6.30pm); part time or job share would also be considered.

Main Duties

Teaching Duties

  • Deliver the music curriculum from KS2 up to A’ Level (Eduqas).
  • Teach A’ Level Music Technology (EDEXCEL)
  • Teach some vocational music lessons as part of your allocation (in line with the school timetable)
  • Use teaching methods which keep students engaged, including stimulating pupils’ intellectual curiosity, effective questioning and response, clear representation and good use of resources.
  • To mark pupil’s work and give appropriate and constructive feedback.
  • Maintain a ‘teacher planner’ and planning documents, including the recording of attainment and effort marks, Prep/homework set, student attendance.
  • Be accountable for the attainment, progress and outcomes of pupils you teach.
  • Use relevant data to monitor progress, set targets, and plan subsequent lessons.
  • To research new topic areas, maintain up-to-date subject knowledge, and devise and write new curriculum materials.
  • Have working knowledge of Sibelius.
  • Have excellent and effective classroom management skills and maintain standards of discipline according to the school’s codes of conduct and in line with the school’s rewards and sanctions programmes.
  • Be a dedicated team-player, who strives for excellence and leads by example
  • Contribute significantly to the programme of concerts, performances, and the provision of music for high-profile events.
  • To rehearse ensembles in preparation for performances, if required.

 

Other Duties

  • To prepare reports on pupils’ progress, attend parent consultations when required and maintain an up-to-date register with regularly assessed classes.
  • Enhance the quality of teaching and learning through sharing resources and good practice, lesson observation, collaborative teaching, mentoring and active participation in continuing professional development.
  • To liaise with administrative, academic and pastoral staff as necessary.
  • Adhere to and promote all the school’s policies and procedures.
  • To attend staff meetings, in-service training and conferences regularly to keep up to date with new initiatives in industry, teaching and training.
  • Actively promote the well-being of all pupils and be familiar with, and uphold, all Safeguarding and Child Protection procedures of the school.

Person Specification

Essential

  • Clear commitment to implementing whole school/staff policies relating to the safeguarding of children
  • Degree level qualification and high academic achievement
  • Experience of planning and teaching secondary curriculum
  • Experience of teaching to a high standard
  • The ability to promote good progress and outcomes by pupils
  • The ability to manage behaviour effectively to ensure a good and safe learning environment
  • ICT competent
  • Positive values and attitudes
  • A commitment to equal opportunities and inclusion
  • Highly effective communication skills with both children and adults, including parents and carers
  • Highly effective time management skills
  • Commitment to professional development
  • Reliability and integrity
  • Commitment to effective assessment and feedback for pupils
  • Qualifications – BA/BMus and/or PGCE

Desirable

  • Competent keyboard skills

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Step 1. Complete Application Form

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Step 2. Apply via email

If you would like to apply for this role, please email us the Application Form along with a cover letter.

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Tring Park School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. It is an offence to apply for a role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity with children. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete a self-declaration form relating to any criminal record or information that would make them unsuitable to work with children. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity, with an environment where staff can thrive, regardless of their background. For information on how we will use your personal information during the recruitment process, please see the Staff Privacy Notice.