Orchard Hill

Music Teacher

Please note this vacancy application date has now passed

Salary:  Outer London Teachers Main Pay Scale (SP1-SP12) £34,514 to £46,001 per annum plus SEN allowance £2,539 per annum For an exceptional candidate an additional recruitment and retention allowance may apply

Hours: Full time, all year round

Location:   Addington Valley Academy, Field Way, New Addington, Croydon

We are looking to appoint an inspiring, dynamic and talented Music Teacher who is committed to ensuring that every student achieves their maximum potential across our music curriculum and enrichment programme. We want a teacher who has passion, enthusiasm, alongside the skills and desire to develop and nurture the musical development of our students from KS3 to KS5.

Why apply for this role?

·        You will work with and be fully supported by a highly supportive leadership team

·        You will have the opportunity to play a strategic role in developing and shaping the future of our Transition Pathway at Addington Valley Academy

  • You will have the opportunity to lead and create an exciting enrichment program

·        You will benefit from a range of bespoke and effective support

  • You will have access to continuous staff development, we strongly support NPQs.

Please see attached job description and person specification for full details on the role and the skills, experience and knowledge we are looking for.

Addington Valley Academy is special Free School in Croydon for children and young people with autism and learning difficulties. The school opened in 2020 and provides 150 places for children and young people aged 2-19 who have autism and social communication, cognitive, sensory and social, emotional, and behavioural needs.

The new purpose designed school is equipped to meet the needs of students and includes sensory gardens, indoor sensory rooms, soft-play area, and a large cookery room along with other facilities to encourage students to learn skills to live independently. Students access specialist support enabling them to learn and achieve in a nurturing and aspirational environment.

Addington Valley Academy is a rewarding and inspirational place to work and the whole school community comes together to create the best possible outcomes for its students.

To find out more about Addington Valley Academy please visit www.addingtonvalley.org

Addington Valley Academy is part of Orchard Hill College & Academy Trust, an established family of specialist academies and college centres that provide for over 1500 pupils and students with a wide range of learning abilities and additional needs. To find out more about us, and what makes us a special place to work please visit https://www.ohcat.org/work-for-us/

For an informal discussion about the role, candidates are invited to contact Tina McMenamin via email jobs@addingtonvalley.org to arrange a time to discuss this further.

To apply for the role please use the quick apply option to submit an application. If you have any queries, please contact jobs@addingtonvalley.org

Your application form will be scored according to each of the requirements laid out in the person specification for this role. Please demonstrate in your statement how your experience, skills and knowledge match the criteria that are required for the role.

Please note that CV applications cannot be considered.

Closing date:  12 noon on 13th May 2024

Interviews will take place on: week commencing 20th May 2024