Subject Leader Music
The David Ross Education Trust is now recruiting for a Subject Lead - Music. This role at Lodge Park Academy could be the ideal next step in your career.
If you are ambitious, inspirational, creative, open-minded, and want to be part of our success then we want to hear from you. See what it means to be part of the David Ross Education trust from our children and parents here.
Providing our young people access to a world-class education and enrichment experiences is what drives us. Our students benefit from a wealth of opportunities to develop, learn and lead. From the classroom, to cultural visits, sports, music and arts and engaging with our local communities, the rich and varied experiences we create help fuel ambition and unlock potential. The education and experiences equips our young people with the leadership skills, team spirit, resilience and confidence to become outstanding citizens.
We work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the Trust’s vision, to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.
About the role
Permanent, full-time role
Subject Leaders have responsibility for supporting the overall academic attainment of a subject area within their Department through either leading on one sub-section or age range. They also play a vital role in contributing to the culture, ethos and strategic direction of the whole Academy.
Salary & Benefits
M1-UPS3 £22,917-£38,633 + TLR 3 £528 - £2,629
Access to Teachers’ Pension Scheme
Who we are looking for
Qualified Teacher Status Degree/PGCR
Nationally recognised teaching qualification
Evidence of recent CPD/In-Service Training
Proven leadership experience
Outstanding classroom teacher at Key Stages 3,4,and 5
Innovate and self-reflective
Excellent communication skills
A proven track record of measurable impact as an individual teacher and at a department level
Be flexible and responsive to a changing educational environment
Contribute to whole school initiatives
String knowledge and understanding of current developments in teaching, learning, assessment and curriculum
Experience of leading professional development
Use of innovative approaches to driving up standards
Effective use of data to improve learning and progress
Committed to working co-operatively with young people; able to communicate sensitively, imaginatively and effectively with them
Able to create a team ethos across a team
Able to motivate and encourage problem solving
Able to communicate effectively with parents to represent the Academy positively and feedback information as appropriate
Able to seek and understand development opportunities for self and others
Committed to career progression and own professional development
Willing to contribute to the professional development
A strong moral purposes, vision and drive form improvement
High expectations of oneself, the team and of students
A commitment to the well-being, support and achievement of students
Energy, enthusiasm and commitment
Excellent leadership and management skills
Flexibility, imagination and resilience under pressure, reliability and integrity
A positive attitude to education, innovation and change
Excellent punctuality and time management
Excellent relationships/interpersonal skills with pupils, colleagues and parents.
Commitment to the wider community
About The David Ross Education Trust
The David Ross Education Trust (DRET) has grown to a network of 34 academies, incorporating primary, secondary and grammar, and special schools. We employ over 2000 people with the primary focus of raising the standards of education for 13,000 young people.
Whatever your role, you should know you are contributing to achieving our vision of inspiring the next generation of young people to be the best they can in whatever they choose.
Our aim is to be the country’s leading academy chain, committed to delivering the highest educational standards alongside an unrivalled package of sporting and cultural enrichment, including events such as the DRET Spring, Summer and Winter Cups, Music Cup, volunteering trips abroad, and regular trips/visits throughout the year.
We are incredibly lucky to be able to work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the David Ross Foundation's vision to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.
While each academy is unique, we share common goals, aspirations, values and methods that enable us to work collaboratively and collectively to achieve our mission.
We operate regional hubs, whereby academies work with other schools who are part of the Trust so we can share skills and knowledge, allowing them to benefit and learn from each other.
We offer high quality programmes for CPD and Leadership Development delivered through our Teaching School Alliance to support our practitioners to deliver high quality teaching and learning across our academies.
Lodge Park Academy is committed to equality, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.