Head of Expressive Arts Faculty

Tower Hamlets, London
Date Posted:05 Oct 2019
  1. Secondary Teacher
  1. Long-term

Head of Expressive Arts Faculty

Tower Hamlets, London
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Tradewind are recruiting! Are you looking for you next role as a Head of Expressive Arts, ideally with a Music specialism at a school based in Tower Hamlets?

Tradewind Recruitment are looking to appoint an engaging , ambitious and enthusatic Expressive Arts Teacher who is looking to lead the Expressive Arts Faculty to greatness. This Faculty currently encompasses Art, Drama and Music - and there is much existing good practice to build on in all these areas. This client is looking for someone who is specialised in music disciplines.

This is a brilliant time to join this client on their rapidly successful bid to become a fantastic school. Their results have improved rapidly. Their attainment is the best it has ever been and early indications suggest that their progress is also going to be excellent. They place great emphasis on quality learning and teaching. The have also developed strong and consistent behaviour systems. As a result, behaviour in lessons is nearly always excellent.

Due to the responsibility with this role, this would not be suitable for an NQT but would be suitable for a Teacher looking to take the next step in their career. Full support would be given from SLT.

The main responsibilities of this role would be to contribute actively to the strategic and operational success of the school, through membership of the school's Middle Leadership Team. You will ensure the Faculty delivers an exciting and stimulating programme of Arts experiences for students - curricular, cross-curricular and extra-curricular. You will ensure students following Arts courses achieve the highest possible outcomes, both academic and with respect to their personal development. You will develop, implement and seek to continually improve a vibrant programme of communityfocused Arts activities, including ensuring all students at the school have opportunities to develop and showcase their skills.

The location is one to boast about. They are situated along the River Thames which provides endless prospects for our members of staff:
*A diverse and vibrant borough 15 minutes from the centre of London
*Excellent public transport links including DLR, tube, and bus
*Closely located to a hub of entertainment: Westfield Stratford, the Royal Naval College, the O2 arena, Greenwich and lush, green parks
*A diverse range of lively restaurants and pubs dotted throughout the area
The school belive in investing in their staff: what they can offer you is;
*A highly effective CPL programme, including dedicated weekly training sessions and opportunities for external training (e.g. NPQML and NPQSL)
*Large A Level cohort (future opportunities for teaching KS5)
*Free parking
*Free yoga classes
*Free breakfast, tea and coffee daily
*Staff wellbeing programme, including in-house counselling
*A strong, supportive teaching culture
*Embedded strategies for improving the work-life balance for staff, including our marking policy
*Exciting development and teaching opportunities with our partners in City of London and Canary Wharf

By registering with Tradewind, we can offer you:

*We attract top education talent and in return offer top rates of pay
*We care about your training and development more than any other agency - which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 25 to be exact! That's 18 more than our next nearest competitor
*Great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn a brilliant bonus!
*Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
*Help with lesson planning - our support doesn't stop once we've secured you a placement
*Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
*Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants
If this sounds like a role you would be interested in applying for or find out about other similar teaching opportunities contact Leanne.king@twrecruitment.com, Business Manager, directly for further information.
Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer - stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates, clients and employees come first. At Tradewind you will have access to 25 fully certified CPD courses, that's 18 more than our next nearest competitor, all focused on making you the best you can be. We have the very best people available to take your call and look after you every step of the way. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and take the time to really get to know you. Put simply; we listen, we learn, we deliver. Why? Because our people matter most. Awarded REC Audited Education gold standard - Tradewind Recruitment are committed to Safeguarding and are also a proud Equal Opportunities Employer.

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