Teacher of Music 2iC – Second in Charge

City of London Academy Highbury Grove

The City of London Academy Highbury Grove is looking for an exceptional Teacher of Music to join our highly skilled, successful and supportive Music Department as second in charge within the department. The post offers opportunities to teach at all levels and to engage with an active and vibrant enrichment programme comprising a number of different musical ensembles and performance opportunities. As the second in charge, you will take responsibility for a Key Stage and assist our Curriculum Leader – Music in managing the department. You will need strong organisational and interpersonal skills that promote high quality teaching.

We are supported by the Music in Secondary Schools Trust (MiSST); which helps to afford every student in Years 7-9 the opportunity to learn an orchestral instrument in a classroom setting. In addition to this a large number of students have individual instrumental lessons and are a part of our varied performance calendar. We have over 700 instruments which are loaned out to students.

This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of the team to bring the Academy forward to achieving its ambition to be an Outstanding Academy. We’re committed to providing first-rate training and development to all of our staff, as well as excellent career advancement opportunities within this evolving Trust.

We believe exceptional teachers create exceptional results; they transform lives and transform futures. They support every student to achieve their full potential and become a confident, resilient and compassionate individual who can make a positive contribution to society. We believe that exceptional teachers like you should be supported too, with all the opportunities you need to develop and achieve your goals.

The City of London Academies Trust (CoLAT) is driven by ambition: to deliver world-class results as we combine the heritage and tradition of the City of London with creativity and innovation. We have a proven track record of school improvement, offering students an exciting curriculum and opportunities to perform, showcase their talents and experience the world of work outside of the classroom.

If this role is of interest to you and you can contribute to our future success, please apply directly via the TES website. Or alternatively an application pack is available on our website: . Completed forms should be emailed to

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Closing date for applications is: 9.00am Monday 7th March 2022.

City of London Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks and a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the standards which flows from City of London Academies Trust vision and values.

The role is covered by part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

City of London Academies Trust supports Equal Opportunities Employment. City of London Academies Trust Company Registration No. 04504128.

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