Director of Music – for September 2018

Director of Music – for September 2018
TLR: £7, 546.

Derby Cathedral School is looking for an enthusiastic, innovative and proven Director of Music at this new Church of England Secondary School in the centre of the city. The school has two specialist subjects namely Music and Maths

Due to open in September 2018 with 180 students in Year 7, the school is scheduled for annual growth of the same number up to a maximum of 1200 students including 300 in the Sixth Form. Initially located in city centre, temporary buildings, the school moves to a state of the art, purpose built site in 2020.
This position will see the successful candidate lead the department through rapid expansion in both student numbers and staffing. The ultimate aim for the post holder is to deliver outstanding GCSE results in Music, as well as make a significant contribution to wider elements of school life through the subject. In due course it is envisaged that the successful candidate will teach across all three relevant key stages. As the leader of one of the school’s specialisms the post holder will also be a member of the Extended Senior Leadership Team

Derby Cathedral School is part of the wider family of schools within the Diocese of Derby and Derby Diocesan Academy Trust (DDAT) is also affiliated to a local teaching school alliance all of which offer valuable CPD opportunities.

This appointment is subject to teachers’ national terms of pay and conditions (STPCD).
The appointment will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS clearance.


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