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Teacher of Music and Additional Subjects

  • Organisation
  • Seahaven Academy
  • Number of positions
  • 1
  • Location
  • Newhaven
  • Salary
  • £32,850 - £48,050
  • Closing date
  • 22/05/2024
  • Contract type
  • Permanent
  • Work pattern
  • Full Time or Part Time
  • Hours
  • 22.5 - 37.5
  • Job type
  • Teaching and Leadership
  • Job reference
  • ACAD/TP/247314/39721
  • Job reference
  • ACAD/TP/247314/39721
  • Number of positions
  • 1
  • Location
  • Newhaven
  • Salary
  • £32,850 - £48,050
  • Closing date
  • 22/05/2024
  • Organisation
  • Seahaven Academy
  • Contract type
  • Permanent
  • Work pattern
  • Full Time or Part Time
  • Hours
  • 22.5 - 37.5
  • Job type
  • Teaching and Leadership

Hours of work: 22.5 - 37.5 Hours
Working pattern: Full-time, Part-time
(As the position is part-time, the above salary will be pro rata)

Closing date: Wednesday 22 May 2024

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
Seahaven Academy
Haven Way
Newhaven
East Sussex
BN9 9TD

Phone:    01273 517601
Email:     HR@seahavenacademy.org.uk
Website: www.seahavenacademy.org.uk

Please note, we do not accept CVs.

Role Purpose:

  • To undertake the role of teacher within an 11-16 setting to secure excellent progress and outcomes for all students.
  • To provide students with the very best care through outstanding safeguarding and pastoral support.

In conjunction with the expectations of The Teachers’ Standards, the post holder will be expected to undertake the following:

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

As a Classroom Teacher

  • To set and maintain the highest of expectations for all students
  • To prepare and lead challenging lessons which follow department schemes of work
  • To provide a clear structure for lessons incorporating pace, motivation and challenge
  • To identify and meet the learning needs of individual students
  • To effectively plan for and deploy other adults in the classroom
  • To record and use data on students’ prior and ongoing performance/learning characteristics so as to inform effective target setting and lesson planning, and to ensure excellent outcomes for all students
  • To effectively assess, monitor and report on students’ progress according to department and school policy
  • To effectively set and monitor homework and extension learning opportunities
  • To contribute to all developmental and organisational priorities
  • To contribute to the development and review of schemes of work
  • To contribute to the review and updating of department policies and the
  • To share and support whole school responsibilities for the personal and social development of students
  • To create a safe working environment and to promote healthy living amongst the students
  • To engage with parents/carers in matters pertaining to the progress and well- being of students
  • To contribute to the school’s enrichment and supported study programmes

As a Tutor

  • To use all data and information received to monitor and support the overall progress, development and well-being of students
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  • To listen to student concerns and take action on safeguarding and pastoral issues as they arise
  • To support the personal and social development of students
  • To engage with parents/carers in matters pertaining to the progress and welfare of the students
  • To monitor and respond to issues regarding the punctuality and attendance of students
  • To keep the Key Stage Director informed of issues which might affect student welfare or achievement
  • To undertake report writing and target-setting according to school policy
  • To encourage students to participate in related enrichment and extension activities

As a member of the Seahaven Academy staff:

  • To promote the ethos of the school and the United Learning group: the best in everyone
  • To adopt a positive ‘can- do’ , no- moaning attitude when faced with difficulties, working with line managers and teams to find solutions and strategies
  • To develop positive working relationships with and between students and staff
  • To play a full part in the Performance Development and Review process
  • To engage with appropriate training opportunities to promote professional excellence in this role
  • To implement all department and school policies and to contribute to their review as appropriate
  • To support the school’s self-evaluation process
  • To undertake/ attend all directed time meetings/parents’ evenings/ events and duties

This job description sets out the duties of the post at the time it was drawn up. Such duties may vary from time to time without changing the general character of the duties of the level of responsibility entailed. Such variations are a common occurrence and cannot themselves justify a reconsideration of the grading of the post.

The Academy 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. Successful applicants for people working with children and vulnerable adults will need to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) enhanced clearance for this authority.

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Additional Information

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain an enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau).

For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children.  All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.