Teacher of Music

Full Time Permanent
  • Closing date: 20 May 2024
  • Suitable for ECT/NQTs: Yes
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
  • Boleyn Road, Forest Gate, London E7 9QD
  • MPR M1 (£36,745) - UPR 3 (£56,959) - Inner London
  • Brentwood
  • Start date: September 2024
Website stbons
Phase: Secondary with sixth form / Role: Teaching / Lecturing
St Bonaventure's School “In Sanctitate Et Doctrina” "In Holiness and Learning"

St Bonaventure’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share the commitment. The suitability of the candidate will be assessed throughout the recruitment process

All appointments will be subject to a satisfactory Enhanced DBS check.

St Bonaventure’s was judged as Outstanding in all areas by Ofsted in November 2022.

We seek to appoint a highly motivated, ambitious and dynamic Teacher of Music into a successful, growing Music department.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced or newly qualified teacher, who has a passion for teaching Music, can teach creatively and can inspire pupils. You will have experience of teaching at KS3 and ideally have teaching experience of GCSE and A Level Music. The postholder will ideally have good piano skills, confidence leading extra curricular ensembles, experience using Music Technology (in particular Cubase) and experience of liturgical Music in a Catholic/Christian setting.  

Music is a highly respected subject at St Bonaventure’s. The music room is always buzzing with sound during break and lunch times with pupils of all ages using our facilities to practise classwork, rehearse and make music. Our school hall has an excellent performance stage which we use each half term to showcase the talent of our pupils in addition to our annual Carol Service and Spring concert. Numerous extra-curricular groups take place throughout the week and over 60 pupils currently take part in instrumental lessons. Our students study the Eduqas GCSE, NCFE Level 1/2 in Music Technology and A Level courses.

We expect that you will have evidence of excellent classroom practice and high expectations of pupil attainment and, if overseas trained, we would need evidence that your professional qualifications are recognised in the UK by UK ENIC &/or the Teaching Regulation Agency (TRA).

St Bonaventure’s is an oversubscribed and popular provider of education within the London Borough of Newham. We are a welcoming, friendly and inclusive school with a high level of support offered to staff including 20% PPA.

We have a long and distinguished history of educating boys, aged 11-18, in east London and our thriving co-educational 6th Form is ethnically and religiously diverse, attracting students from across many local schools. We believe that our students have an entitlement to the very best education, with high expectations for all in our community.

We offer:

  • An opportunity to be part of an enthusiastic, inspired and motivated team where staff genuinely feel valued and cared for.
  • A minimum of 20% PPA for all teaching staff.
  • A teacher friendly marking policy.
  • No written reports to parents.
  • A strong commitment to your professional development and career management.
  • The provision of top quality CPD opportunities for you.
  • Encouragement for you to provide CPD to others; within our school, our borough, our diocese, our alliance and beyond.
  • A school with outstanding teaching and behaviour for learning, with which all our staff and the wider community feel proud to be associated.
  • A Chromebook for all new teaching staff.
  • Free refreshments for all staff.

St Bonaventure’s School is only a short bus ride away from the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and Westfield Shopping Centre in the vibrant area of Stratford. Stratford is a transport hub with easy access to central London and Essex, which has been further enhanced by the Elizabeth Line. We are also close to the District Line.

Find out more about working at St Bonaventure’s here: https://www.stbons.org/workwithus/

Closing Date: Monday 20th May 2024 at 12pm 

We may call to interview before the deadline, any applications we are particularly interested in.

To apply for this job please visit: www.tes.com.

Please mention catholicrecruitment.co.uk when applying.

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