Teacher of Music

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About the role

The Faculty of Performing Arts are looking to appoint a highly motivated, inspiring and committed teacher of Music for September 2020. The Music Department is a dynamic, friendly and supportive part of the school community, consistently achieving good results through hard work and enthusiasm. This will be a part-time role (0.4FTE) and the ability to teach to A Level, ideally with experience of Music Technology, would be advantageous.  You should be able to deliver high quality teaching and learning and have a clear focus on the achievement of young people. Your role will also involve contributing to the wide number of extra-curricular activities run by the Music Department, for example, ensemble and choir rehearsals as well as concerts and productions, according to your experience.

The post would be an excellent opportunity for an experienced teacher, equally we would welcome applications from NQTs. 

We are looking for a Teacher who:

  • Believes in young people.

  • Is dynamic, innovative and inspirational in the classroom.

  • Is keen to work alongside an established, highly motivated team.

  • Is passionate about their subject.

  • Ensures all students succeed and are able to achieve their maximum potential.

  • Has the ability to teach outstanding lessons across the age range.

  • Is committed to raising standards of attainment.

  • Sets high expectations of themselves and their students.

In return we will offer you:

  • NQTs at Knights Templar will receive full support in their induction year and will benefit from our outstanding coaching and mentoring programme.

  • An excellent range of CPD opportunities for staff.

  • A professional, hardworking and supportive team of staff with the capability and desire to raise student achievement even further

  • Stability among teaching and support staff which brings both experience and commitment to our school community

  • Supportive governing body and a senior leadership team that encourages a large degree of autonomy for middle leaders

  • Enthusiastic students who are willing to learn and are proud of their learning environment

  • A community school in the pretty market town of Baldock, 33 miles north of London, within 30-40 minutes of both Cambridge and London by road or train.

  • Extra-curricular sporting/musical facilities for staff

  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discounted Sports Centre Membership

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Childcare vouchers (subject to recent Government changes)

Application packs are available to download from the school website . Completed application forms, along with a covering letter (no more than two sides on skills and strengths relating to the post) and person specification should be returned by email to vacancies@ktemplar.herts.sch.uk 

Closing Date: 9am, Thursday, 5th March 2020
Interviews: Tuesday, 10th March 2020

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.



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Contact details

Knights Templar School , Headteacher
The Knights Templar School Park Street Baldock
Herts SG7 6DZ

Telephone: 01462 620700
Fax: 01462 620701
Email: vacancies@ktemplar.herts.sch.uk
Website: www.ktemplar.herts.sch.uk