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Redwood Park Academy

Music Teacher

Closing date: 18/08/2020 at 12:00

Contract/Hours: Permanent , Part-time

Key Stage: N/A

Salary Type: Main Pay Range

Salary Details: Mainscale + SEN

Hours of Work: Part time

Location of Role: Redwood Park Academy

Job/Person Summary

This is your chance to work in an outstanding special school, a school that specialises in meeting the needs of pupils with severe and complex learning needs including autismWe offer you the opportunity to bring your enthusiasm and skills to Redwood Park, to bring music alive and to ensure our pupils achieve their very best.

We pride ourselves in our creative approach to learning and see music as a key element.  To us at Redwood, music is a magical gift through which we can not only develop musical ability but also use it to support our pupils personal, social and emotional development and to develop their cultural awareness.  Music is a great way to connect with and help children with special needs especially in the development of their communication. 

As a school we have a strong focus on the Performing Arts.  We take part in a number of local and regional events including Dance Live and also enjoy performing for our families and friends.  In addition, we benefit from our links with the excellent Portsmouth Music Service

We are looking to recruit a high quality, committed music teacher who can teach across the school and who will also set up opportunities for small groups both in school time and as part of our Out of Hours Learning Programme.

Redwood Park Academy is part of the Solent Academies Trust, an outstanding trust and learning community which includes Mary Rose Academy and Cliffdale Primary Academy in Portsmouth, Littlegreen in West Sussex and is also a Teaching School.  The Trust has a successful track record of developing outstanding teachers to realise rapid and sustained school improvement and outcomes for children.  Music features highly in all our schools with Mary Rose being awarded Artsmark Gold.

We offer an excellent induction package and exceptional ongoing support and continuing professional development as well as opportunities for career progression.

This post brings a wonderful opportunity to become a key player in our school. We are looking for someone who is up for a challenge, has high expectations and lots of energy.  Someone who is passionate and committed to teaching music to children with special educational needs, making sure they achieve the very best and still have fun along the way.

Application Procedure

Please complete a Solent Academies Trust application form, accompanied by a letter of application. In your letter, please describe the contribution you feel you can make to the achievement of pupils in our school and your preferred school.  If you have any questions at all, please email recruitment@solentacademiestrust.info.

An application pack can be downloaded from our website www.solentacademiesetrust.info .

Closing date: Tuesday 18th August

Interviews: w/c 24th August

Safer Recruitment

Solent Academies Trust welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion. Only applications submitted on the academy’s application form will be accepted Solent Academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

About us

Address: Wembley Grove, Cosham, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO6 2RY

Telephone: 023 9237 7500

Website: www.solentacademiestrust.info

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