Head of Music

  • Employer: Wirral School
  • Salary: £30,000 - £46,525
  • Location: St Mary's Catholic College
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 1 FTE hours.
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Closing Date: 12/07/2024 at 12:00
  • Reference: SCH/24/285740

Salary Grade MPS/UPS plus TLR 2B £5347
Start Date 1st January 2025 or sooner

An enthusiastic, dynamic and inspirational Head of Music is required to join a thriving and successful curriculum area. 

This role represents an incredibly exciting opportunity for any candidate who is eager to be a part of an organisation that seeks to secure the very highest educational standards for students, who has high standards, commitment, passion, and the ability to teach across the full range of age and ability.

The successful candidate will share in our vision for Catholic Education as part of a successful and experienced Performing Arts Department, which is committed to raising academic standards for all students whilst supporting the spiritual and moral development of the whole person.

St Mary's Catholic College is proud to be part of the Holy Family Multi Academy Trust where we strive to develop individual excellence, embrace opportunities and build strong communities with Gospel Values at the heart.

We are looking for a Head of Department who: 
Wants to transform childrens lives and develop a love of Music and the performing arts. 
Can be accountable for student progress and development within the subject area
Is an excellent classroom practitioner
Can effectively manage and deploy teaching/support staff, financial and physical resources within the department to support the designated subject portfolio
Can lead a department and develop and enhance the teaching practice of others
Work well with staff and students alike
Are looking to join a community of schools that promotes the formation of young people into successful citizens
Are interested in developing their practice and committed to their own professional development

We offer:
A unique opportunity to work for a MAT which includes the lead school for Cheshire and Wirral Maths Hub and a cutting edge Teaching School Hub. 
Mentoring and high level training
Encouragement to develop your career with excellent promotion opportunities and opportunities to engage in system leadership
A caring environment with well-being and work/life balance at its core.
Inclusion in whole school and MAT teams  working together to achieve ambitious outcomes whilst valuing every individuals contribution

In line with Keeping Children Safe in Education, Holy Family Multi Academy Trust will undertake general online searches for all shortlisted candidates, this may include social media and video platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok and You Tube. 

Online searches will only examine data that is publicly available, and the aim is to identify any incidents or issues. Any areas of concern will be discussed during the interview process. To assist in this part of the process we would appreciate it if you would complete the attached Social Media form and return it with your application.

All applicants will be considered on the basis of suitability for the post regardless of sex, race or disability. All applicants invited to interview must evidence their right to work in the UK. 


If we receive a high volume of relevant applications, we may close the advert earlier than the advertised closing date, so please apply as soon as you can.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and individually take responsibility for doing so.

To apply for this position, please send a covering letter, a completed application form and the completed recruitment documents attached to the vacancy listing to recruitment@hfcmat.com. Applications should be marked for the attention of Mr K Maddocks, Headteacher. For further information please visit the ¿Vacancies¿ section on our website www.stmaryswallasey.com.


This vacancy is now closed