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The Pingle Academy - Teacher of Music

Subject:

Teacher of Music

Salary:

MPS/UPS (£24,373 - £40,490)

Contract Type:

Permanent 

Start Date:

1st January 2021

Suitable for NQT? :

Yes

 

The de Ferrers Trust is a Multi Academy Trust currently based in Staffordshire and Derbyshire. We consist of 3 Secondary Academies and 4 Primary Academies.

Our Vision and Aims

To ensure that all the children and young people in our care have the opportunity to fulfil their potential through achieving highly, regardless of their ability or background.

We aim to achieve our vision through:

  1. Delivering a high quality education for all pupils.
  2. Recruiting, developing and retaining high - calibre members of staff.
  3. Establishing and developing robust governance.
  4. Ensuring financial probity and viability.
  5. Developing a highly efficient trust infrastructure and central services.
  6. Establishing effective systems to support the sustainable growth of the Trust.

                                                The Pingle Academy

Location: Swadlincote, Derbyshire, DE11 0QA

This is a great opportunity to join an over-subscribed and aspirational academy.  The Pingle Academy, part of The de Ferrers Trust, lies at the heart of the National Forest area and provides for students in Key Stages 3, 4 and 5. The culture at The Pingle Academy ensures an aspirational, ambitious and creative place to learn and work.  Our aim is to work with parents, carers and families to prepare children for their adult lives in a rapidly changing world. We are a truly inclusive academy and share the responsibility for creating a safe and pleasant place to work. We are proud of our efforts to educate and care for all of our students, which are reflected in our mission statement ‘A place for everyone: RESPECT ENGAGE SUCCEED’.

The Candidate

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and suitable experience Music teacher to join the Performing Art Faculty. The successful candidate will be required to teach GCSE and KS3 Music with the potential to expand into A Level and to contribute fully to extracurricular commitments such as whole school productions and concerts.

This is an exciting opportunity for a successful candidate to join a passionate and dedicated team looking to expand the cultural capital and musical experiences of the young people in our setting.

The successful candidate must be confident in the delivery of GCSE Music and have the ambition and dedication to continue to develop the curriculum in line with current practice and research in effective teaching. The ability to play piano and lead vocal work is highly desirable.

The successful candidate will be highly qualified and be able to support in the promotion of excellent standards of student learning, achievement, progress, attainment and behaviour through working effectively and collaboratively. They will be passionate about their specialist subject and seek to positively impact their field and Academy.

CPD

The Trust believes that professional development is key to successful teaching and offers excellent opportunities for colleagues to grow and achieve. 

NQTs

Where NQTs are invited to apply for our teaching positions we offer an excellent NQT programme.

Benefits Package

The de Ferrers Trust strives to be ‘Employer of Choice’ and are committed to the wellbeing and development of colleagues. Offering an excellent benefit package which includes:

  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Taste Card
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discounted Gym Membership
  • Access to a fully fitted fitness suite, located on site at The de Ferrers Academy.

How to Apply:

Closing date: 25th September 2020
Interview date: 1st October 2020  
Start date: 1st January 2021

You can apply directly to the Trust HR Team via the Trust website www.deferrerstrust.com or email your application to careers@deferrerstrust.com. You must complete an application form to be considered. Due to safeguarding reasons we cannot accept C.Vs.

Please note: Completed applications should be received by 9:00am on the closing date.

If you do not hear back after 5 working days from closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. Due to the volume of applications we receive, it is not policy to give individual feedback at this stage.

If you would like to discuss the role, or have any other queries, please contact 01283 372621 and ask to speak to the Trust HR Team.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and this position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

All applicants must be able to provide documentation to prove their right to work in the UK.