William Perkin CofE High School
Head of Music (Maternity Cover)
Salary: Main Professional Grade (MPS/UPS) plus TLR 2b (£4,790 pa)
Closing Date: 3 November 2021, 12.00pm
We are looking for a Head of Music (Maternity Cover) in a school that offers excellent opportunities for professional development. William Perkin Church of England High School (Ofsted ‘Outstanding’) is one of four Twyford Trust schools, a successful multi-academy Trust based in the Borough of Ealing. We offer comprehensive CPD, exciting development opportunities and good promotion prospects for our teachers.
The post-holder will be joining an innovative and ambitious Music department that seeks to deliver an outstanding, three-tiered curriculum to students of all National Curriculum levels. Students here are driven to succeed and their progress is monitored through half termly assessments. We work collaboratively to create a curriculum that inspires, challenges and nurtures students, using ambitious outcomes, which leads to thorough subject knowledge and sustained progress.
The new post-holder will be an outstanding classroom practitioner with the drive to manage a team committed to achieving outstanding results for all students irrespective of ability. They will be enthused by the prospect of maintaining a student learning culture within the department, which is both engaging and aspirational.
- Exceptional professional development and career progression
- Positive working relationships at all levels
- A supportive Leadership Team
- A full-range of Trust services providing support and development
The successful candidate will have:
- A good degree and QTS
- Proven record of outstanding results
- Experience of curriculum development & subject leadership
- Experience of quality assurance and of leading and managing a team
- Outstanding skills as a classroom teacher and as a tutor
- An excellent record of developmental work in current role
- Some experience of managing or implementing curriculum systems and initiatives
- Ability to be reflective and driven towards self-improvement
- Energy and enthusiasm
- A commitment to the ethos of the school
William Perkin CE High School
William Perkin Church of England High School opened as a Free School in September 2013 with its first intake of Year 7 students, and now has seven year groups (7 - 13) totalling almost 1,400 students. The school is founded on the successful systems and approaches of Twyford CE High School, with the principle difference that it is a distinctively Christian school with open admission criteria. The school is rated ‘Outstanding’ in all areas by Ofsted (June 2015) and SIAMS (October 2016), and is oversubscribed on first choice applicants.
The Twyford Trust
The Twyford Trust comprises four schools in the London Borough of Ealing. The Trust was established in October 2011 to enable an existing School, Twyford CE High School, to build on its successes and look outward to the large number of parents who were eager to become part of its community. The Twyford Trust aims to deliver outstanding education in a comprehensive school setting, and embraces the Twyford School motto ‘Life in all its fullness’, encouraging students to use their individual gifts wisely and well. Supported by the London Diocesan Board for Schools (LDBS), the Trust is the overarching organisation which provides support for all Trust schools. The Trust has a highly evolved common curriculum which has been devised by staff within the four schools. The Trust is also the hub of a Teaching School Alliance and prides itself on the standards of peer-led CPD within a dynamic culture of self-improvement.
Applications must be submitted to HR/Recruitment at Twyford School by the closing date and time above. Applications should be emailed to [email protected]
Interview date: Week commencing 8th November 2021
The Twyford Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undergo the child protection screening appropriate to the post, including an enhanced disclosure from the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) and references from previous employers. For more information about the DBS please see https://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check