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Teacher of Music

Teacher of Music
  • Full Time
  • Strood
  • 22/04/2024

Strood Academy

Carnation Road,
Rochester
ME2 2SX
Scale: MPS/UPS commensurate with experience + TLR for the right candidate
Job Summary: Strood Academy are looking to appoint an engaging Teacher of Music to join their thriving department from September 2024.

Strood Academy are looking to appoint an engaging Teacher of Music to join their thriving department from September 2024. You would join an enthusiastic and supportive team of Performing Arts specialists who are dedicated, driven and highly creative. The team are generous with their time and very much enjoy sharing resources and expertise; a real team ethos has been created in the Performing Arts department.

You will play a key role in developing our curriculum and will have the opportunity to be involved in many exciting projects. The school has modern facilities including a state-of-the-art Dance Studio, Drama Studio, Stage, Music Rehearsal Rooms and an AV Room. We are very keen to develop the Performing Arts department even further and seek an all rounded individual who is willing to contribute to our fantastic team culture.

This is a unique opportunity for a passionate music teacher to set your own stamp on the department and for the right candidate we will be able to offer a TLR for leading the department. 

Working for Strood Academy:  Since opening in 2009, our academy has transformed the educational opportunities and outcomes for girls and boys in Strood. The improvement in academic performance has been driven by a talented and committed workforce, the hard work of our students, and support from parents and our community.  Our new buildings in Carnation Road were designed in partnership with Nicholas Hare and built by BAM as our main contractor at a cost of £26m. They opened in September 2012 and have outstanding learning environments and outside play areas as well as fantastic sports facilities. The buildings reflect our education vision of creating a mature and purposeful educational environment where children of all abilities can learn and thrive.

Our vision is to be an inclusive community where we are all kind, respectful and resilient in our journey towards excellence. Our students thrive through an enriching and diverse curriculum that offers a global perspective, empowering all to become inquisitive lifelong learners.

Our core values are to be:

Inquisitive
Respectful
Resilient
Kind
Our purpose at Strood Academy is to:

nurture students’ aspirations and build resilience within an environment of tolerance, respect and empathy;
shape leaders within a global community;
develop and celebrate knowledgeable and inquiring minds to promote lifelong learning and;
help young people develop into well-educated, considerate and caring citizens.
We have a growing roll call of 1400 children, including 200 in Sixth Form. Working in our academy takes a lot of dedication and hard work, but for the right individuals, it can be an incredibly rewarding experience and contribute significantly to personal and professional development. 

Why work at Strood Academy?

Our recent OFSTED inspection has confirmed that the academy continues to be judged ‘Good’ and is very strong in many aspects and areas. The full report can be found on our website and I would like to share a quote which reflects the culture and ambition we all have for our students.