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GLC Gateway Academy: Head of Music

Type of Position:Head of Music
Academy:GLC Gateway Academy
Salary:Teachers’ Main / Upper Payscale plus TLR2B £4,441 per annum
Start Date:September 2018
Closing Date: Monday 16 April 2018 at 12 noon

The Gateway Learning Community [GLC] is a partnership between one secondary and four primary schools located within Tilbury and Chadwell in the borough of Thurrock to the east of London. Our mission is to offer everyone opportunities to develop as high achieving, resilient, healthy, aspirational, caring and fulfilled members of society.

We are seeking to recruit a well-qualified, enthusiastic and committed person to build up a Music department within our thriving Arts Faculty. The successful candidate will deliver lessons to years 7 and 8 for the academic year 2018/2019, with a view to help create and implement Music into the curriculum for years 9, 10 and 11 as the years progress.

We can offer outstanding facilities with iMac suites, practice rooms, keyboards, African drums and a state of the art theatre for productions. There are also fantastic opportunities to collaborate within the faculty and with external providers to showcase the talents within the Gateway Academy and Arts department.

We welcome applications from committed and ambitious teachers seeking opportunities in an environment with a very active CPD programme and opportunities for career advancement. If you have a passion for learning we would love to hear from you. Applications from experienced or existing Heads of Department are welcome as well as applications from aspiring Middle Leaders.

If you would like further information, to arrange a visit or to request an application pack, we would love to hear from you. Please either telephone Spyros Maravegias on 01375 489024, or send an email to

Closing date for applications: Monday 16 April 2018 at 12 noon
Shortlisting: Tuesday 17 April 2018
Interviews will be held week commencing: Monday 23 April 2018
Interview location: The Gateway Academy, Marshfoot Road, Chadwell St Mary, Essex RM16 4LU.

The Gateway Learning Community is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff, volunteers and visitors to share this commitment. Following safer recruitment procedures the appointment will be subject to satisfactory references, medical clearance and enhanced DBS disclosure.

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