Head of Music Department job vacancy


Overview: Head of Music Department job vacancy in Middlesex recruiting now

Ref: 3573_8097696
Location: Middlesex, United Kingdom
Salary: ) to 2B (4,785) dependent on experience
Employment Type: Permanent

Job Details:


Outer London MPS/UPS plus a TLR up to 2A (£2,873) to 2B (£4,785) dependent on experience

The school is happy to consider full-time and part-time (0.8 FTE) applications

Closing date: Noon, Monday 23 rd May 2022

Interviews: Thursday 26 th May 2022

Start date: September 2022

Hatch End High School is a high performing, innovative Academy in Harrow with a large and highly successful Sixth Form. We are extremely proud of our diverse and multi-ethnic cohort and outstanding reputation for inclusion. Standards and progress are high, but we are never complacent. Our school ethos, WE CARE: Co-operation, Ambition, Respect, Excellence, underpins everything we do.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to appoint a dynamic and inspirational practitioner to lead our Music Department from September 2022. Music is a successful and popular subject at Hatch End High School at both Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5.

The successful applicant will:

  • be an excellent and ambitious classroom teacher;
  • have a proven and demonstrable track record of success at teaching Music;
  • have at least one years successful teaching up to GCSE and preferably A Level;
  • have a good understanding of the current educational developments, especially those relating to classroom based practice;
  • have the highest expectations of students;
  • have an enthusiastic and positive approach within and beyond the classroom;
  • have energy, stamina and a sense of humour.

Continuing professional development for our Middle Leaders is at the core of everything we do, and you would be joining an organisation which would offer numerous career developments to Senior Leadership and beyond.

Our school ethos: We CARE Co-operation, Ambition, Respect, Excellence

We will:

  • be ambitious and always expect the highest standards from students and staff;
  • provide a creative and stimulating teaching and learning environment in which each and every student feels safe and secure to express themselves and fulfil their optimum potential;
  • deliver a broad and exciting curriculum which stretches all our students and enables them to achieve, develop and extend their life skills;
  • create a calm and disciplined environment in which positive relationships flourish; work in co-operation and partnership with our families and wider community in a common endeavour to deliver excellence;
  • develop out students’ appreciation and respect for others as well as for themselves;
  • reflect regularly on our school’s strengths and areas for development in order to continue to thrive.

Why work at Hatch End High School?

  • In joining Hatch End High School you can expect to work in an environment where teaching and learning is at the heart of everything we do; and where all staff work as a community to support our students to fulfil their potential.
  • The school has a comprehensive professional development programme tailored to individual needs, from NQT to middle and senior leadership; new staff are supported and guided by highly skilled and experienced colleagues, and by partners in external organisations.
  • Staff have a wide range of opportunities to collaborate and develop their career within the Harrow Collegiate Alliance and the Teach West London Training Hub.
  • Staff are afforded many benefits and rewards such as a staff wellbeing programme including free Pilates classes, eye tests and the Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • We have excellent transport links with central London, Hertfordshire, Brent and Barnet.

Hatch High School is an equal opportunities employer. This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts working in schools are subject to an enhanced DBS clearance and two written references.

How to apply

For more information and to apply for this vacancy, please visit our “Working at Hatch End High School” page on our website.

Please note that it may not be possible to inform candidates if they have not been successful for interview in anticipation of a high response to this vacancy



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