Teacher of Music

Cowes Enterprise College, An Ormiston Academy
Isle of Wight
Full/Part-Time - Permanent
Salary/salary scale: 
Closing date: 
23rd Apr 2019, 12:00 pm
Interview date(s): 
Friday 26th April 2019
Start date: 
September 2019 or earlier

Cowes Enterprise College is a wonderful place to work and develop as a teacher. This is a fantastic time to join the Academy and we’re excited about you coming to join our team!

Music is taught to all students in Key Stage 3 (Years 7 & 8) and becomes an option (with Music Technology) in Years 9 – 11. Both subjects are offered at A level.

At present the Academy has a number of small groups and ensembles, including a choir, ukulele orchestra and the Academy Band. The ability and passion to deliver a range of music after school and enrichment opportunities for students is essential to this role to expand and develop the performance skills of our students.

The role offers an exciting opportunity and challenge for a high calibre, versatile and enthusiastic Music teacher to join a strong and successful Creative faculty. Applications from both experienced and newly qualified teachers would be warmly welcomed.

NQTs can join us for three weeks’ paid induction in July and summer holiday pay. Teachers at early career stages may also be able to benefit from reduced rent in our Cowes house. Relocation and recruitment possibilities can also be discussed at interview for the right candidate.

We are able to offer an excellent package of support and benefits for the right candidates:
• a talented and experienced team.
• students who are a pleasure to teach.
• a strong culture of professional development in this aspiring Teaching School.
• superb, state-of-the-art Music facilities.
• an Ofsted ‘Good’ school with high standards and high expectations.
• collaborative opportunities from Ormiston Academies Trust.

The successful candidate will have qualified teacher status (QTS or equivalent) and appropriate and relevant qualifications in relation to the post, please see the teacher job description and person specification for more detail.

All teachers at Cowes are expected to participate fully in the wider life of the academy as form teachers and we welcome involvement in extra-curricular activities. Teaching staff are required to meet the core standards within the framework of the Professional Standards for Teachers in England. There is an effective system for the performance management and professional development of all staff.

For further information or the opportunity to talk to the Principal, Rachel Kitley by telephone or to visit the academy and discuss this post, please contact: Donna Harrison, HR Officer at dharrison@cowesec.org or call +44 1983 203103.

Cowes Enterprise College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A full enhanced DBS Clearance Certificate will be required and relevant prohibition checks will be completed as applicable.

How to apply: 

Application is made by completing and returning the academy application form by the closing date of Tuesday 23rd April 2019. Please apply via the TES website or contact Donna Harrison, HR officer.